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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
 
Combo ticket: Punting and Walking Tour in Cambridge
"A Cambridge University graduate guide will take you on a 90-minute enthralling journey through time as you will be recounted to the colourful story of Cambridge and its famous university while providing you with a wonderful insight into student life.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
From GBP30.00
 
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 Things to Do in Colchester

Colchester Arts Centre...

Colchester Arts Centre is housed inside the former Saint Mary's church, in the Balkerne area of Colchester...This means it is within a stroll from the Mercury Theatre, the town's other centre for the...
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arturowan
Sep 25, 2014

The Dutch Quarter...

Colchester's Dutch Quarter is the town's most attractive archtectural area, which dates from Tudor times...Between 1550 & 1600, many weavers from the Catholic centre of the Netherlands, emigrated...
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arturowan
Sep 05, 2014

Colchester English Study Centre...

Lexden, Colchester, is the educational locus of the town, with 3 secondary schools, & the Colchester branch of the English Study Centre, providing language tuition for those in the town with...
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arturowan
Sep 05, 2014

Go to art school...

If your ambition is to pursue a career in pop or rock music, then enrol in art school!Lennon & McCartney went to art school, as did most of The Rolling Sones - Brian Eno did as well, & spent...
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arturowan
Sep 04, 2014

The Minories...

The Minories is a Grade II listed, Tudor-era, redbrick building & gardens, registered with the Essex Gardens Trust, located at the end of the High Street, opposite the Hollytrees Museum (see...
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arturowan
Aug 28, 2014

Hollytrees Museum...

Hollytrees Museum is a free to enter, publicly-owned, Georgian old town house, that was occupied as a private residence until 1929It is named after 2 mature hollybushes, originally planted by owner...
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arturowan
Aug 28, 2014
 
 
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Colchester Archaeological Group...

Colchester town is crammed with history from all ages - for archaeologists, it is 1 of the most important dig sites in the country...However, much of the potential area for finds, is buried under...
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arturowan
Aug 28, 2014

Roman & Medieval Colchester

There are huge sections of the Roman Wall that can still be seen throughout the town. There is so much to see in this town so would suggest referral to the web site as below. A huge section of the...
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PeterVancouver
Jul 11, 2014

Hot Air Ballooning

Enjoy the amazing views over Britain's oldest recorded town from the comfort of a hot air balloon. Depending on which way the wind is heading you may float over many of the countryside towns and...
Ash86
Apr 13, 2012

Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo has some of the best cat and primate collections in Europe. See a White tiger eye to eye in White Tiger Valley, or get closer to the Zoo's Chimpanzees at Chimp World. Other award...
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Feb 05, 2012

Visit the Zoo

You will not be disappointed with a visit to this lovely zoo. They really do give their animals the best habitat possible. Each time I go back, I can see where the money has been spent. There are a...
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joanj
Apr 05, 2009

History in abundance....

As a city destination for a history vulture, a day trip or weekener to Colchester is worth investigating. It has the longest recorded history of any town in England. Even the historian Tacitus makes...
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sourbugger
Dec 29, 2008

Castle Park Gardens

If you walk behind the castle and either down the path, or up on the grass slope, you can see the beautifully laid out gardens in the park.The best view, and the views which I photographed, were from...
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joanj
Sep 14, 2008

Tourist Office

It is perhaps wise to start your visit to Colchester by visiting the Tourist Office. They have many leaflets, helpful staff, maps of the town, and books to purchase regarding the surrounding area and...
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joanj
Sep 14, 2008

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"Englands Oldest recorded Town"
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"Colchester: Britain's First City"
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