Cambridgeshire Tourist Traps

  • Maltings, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.
    Maltings, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.
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  • Maltings, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.
    Maltings, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.
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Cambridgeshire Tourist Traps

  • Arrogance

    This is not exactly a tourist trap.Even though the campus was very beautiful, I felt an air of arrogance here. I tried to go into the library where there were displays of Newton's manuscripts (or something like that, I never got a chance to go in). But the British like to establish rules and you have to follow them. There was a limit to the number...

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  • Only one, I'd say, and that's...

    Only one, I'd say, and that's the Punt Tours! The tours are great, but there are literally dozens and dozens of canvassers trying to get you onto the river! Once you've been on you ought to get a badge to wear so that you don't get harassed any more. To be fair to the guys, they don't chase after you and are prepared to take 'no' for an answer.Tip:...

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  • Mathamatical Bridge.The...

    Mathamatical Bridge.The bridge was built in 1749 by James Essex the Younger (1722-1784) to the design of William Etheridge (1709-1776). It has subsequently been rebuilt to the same design in 1866 and 1905.Situated at Queens college.

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  • The size of the city: You are...

    The size of the city: You are easily mistaken if you think everything is within walking distance. We had booked a B&B outside of the city centre because the distances looked very small on the map. Big mistake. It was a 20 minute busride to the city centre.

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  • If you want to go punting,...

    If you want to go punting, just hire one and punt it yourself, there's no need to pay for a guided tour. Take my word for it - the so-called 'guides' are mainly students and they make most of it up! Some of the lies I've heard... you wouldn't believe it!

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