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Walking tour of Cambridge University
"On this enthralling 90-minute walking tour you will see where the structure of D.N.A was discovered visit famous chapels and libraries listen to anecdotes see where famous alumni studied from Prince Charles Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking all while taking in views of famous architecture with over 800 years of history.This public tour which will be conducted in English and starts at 1pm at King's College entrance on King's Parade.The tour will cover sights such as Trinity H Trinity College
From GBP18.00
 
Walking tour of Cambridge University
"On this enthralling 90-minute walking tour you will see where the structure of D.N.A was discovered visit famous chapels and libraries listen to anecdotes see where famous alumni studied from Prince Charles Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking all while taking in views of famous architecture with over 800 years of history.This public tour which will be conducted in English and starts at 1pm at King's College entrance on King's Parade.The tour will cover sights such as Trinity H Trinity College
From GBP18.00
 
Walking tour of Cambridge University
"On this enthralling 90-minute walking tour you will see where the structure of D.N.A was discovered visit famous chapels and libraries listen to anecdotes see where famous alumni studied from Prince Charles Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking all while taking in views of famous architecture with over 800 years of history.This public tour which will be conducted in English and starts at 1pm at King's College entrance on King's Parade.The tour will cover sights such as Trinity H Trinity College
From GBP18.00

More General in Colchester

A centre for education...

With a growing population that has passed a million people, it should come as no surprise that Colchester is the locus of local education, with a catchment area of students to its schools &...
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arturowan
Sep 04, 2014

Jumbo!

Jumbo is the name for the giant water tower built at Colchester's Balkerne Gate, which marks the town centre from faraway...The tower took 20 months in order to build, & was completed in 1883The...
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arturowan
Aug 29, 2014

Castle Park...

Colchester's Castle Park is the town's best feature - carefully laid-out gardens around the Norman keep, with extensive grounds leading into Lower Castle Park, which incorporate trees & flowing...
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arturowan
Aug 28, 2014

History!

Colchester is rammed full of historical places of interest, the Roman Castle being the obvious one, for all the information you need on the attractions and sites to see in Colchester use this...
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Nmurfet
Feb 20, 2007

So important to have friends.

Colchester is a 100.000 people town, so it's not so big and not too small... If you are a Colchesterian it happens often that you meet people you already know wherever you go. Colchester is even a...
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Paolo-Italy
Jan 07, 2007

Colchester Zoo

Although I have not been to the zoo myself, my daughter-in-law has, and has voted it a great day out for children. You can get a Gold Card Annual Pass before you visit, free entry to the zoo for a...
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Sep 27, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Colchester

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Southend Pier

Southend is famous for its pier which at 1.34 miles long is the longest pier in the world. Come on Dubai beat that! The pier was built to encourage visitors to come to Southend. Boats could not dock...
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Cliffs Pavilion

Cliffs Pavilion was located very close to our hotel so we had a look at it. Cliffs Pavillion is a theatre which seats 1,630 people. This theatre offers a wide range of variety acts. Construction of...
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Southchurch Hall

Southchurch Hall is surrounded by gardens which are now a public park. We just had a quick look at them as we had to go catch our train and leave. There was quite a large pond there filled with very...
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Southchurch Park

Southchurch Park is a pleasant park with a large duck pond, rose gardens and a cricket ground. There was a cricket match taking place when I got there. I watched it for a while and later sat by the...
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The Church of Saint John the Baptist

I came across the Church of Saint John the Baptist as I was wandering around. It looked quite nice, but was not open. There was a large graveyard around it. This church was consecrated in 1842....
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The Kursaal

Across from the beaches I noticed an interestingly shaped building called the kursaal. I assumed from its name it had once been a health spa, but in fact it was one of the world's first purpose-built...
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Top 5 Colchester Writers

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"Britain's Oldest Recorded Town"
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"Town on The River Colne..."
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"Englands Oldest recorded Town"
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"Colchester: Britain's First City"
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"Colchester - Britain's oldest recorded town"
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