6 Must See Places in Cambridge

Cobbled streets, historic buildings and a world-class university are just some of the reasons that people flock to exploreCambridgeeach year not to mention the stunning countryside, riverside paths and country pubs which are worth discovering at the same time.

If you are planning a trip to Cambridge in the near future then here are some places you simply cannot afford to miss:-

The University Colleges

There are 31 different colleges inCambridgewhich make up the university so you have plenty of choice if you want to enjoy some stunning architecture and discover more about the university at the same time.  Each college has a different policy on opening times and entry fees so it is worth checking in advance which colleges are accessible if there is a particular one you’d like to see.

The Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Gardens are associated with the University and are an incredible space just outside the city centre.  Covering 40 acres and featuring over 8,000 different species of plants and trees from all over the world plus a café and glasshouses, the Gardens are well worth exploring and they are located less than 10 minutes walk from the Tamburlaine Hotel.

The Fitzwilliam Museum

There are nine museums inCambridgewhich are associated with the University and the Fitzwilliam is one of these.  Home to more than half a million different works of art and offering free entry to members of the public, this is a definite must visit and if you only have time to explore one of the museums in the city then this should be your choice.

The River Cam

Whether you just want to enjoy a drink and sit somewhere which overlooks the picturesque river or you fancy taking to the water and cruising along in a punt, the River Cam is a huge part of Cambridge’s footprint and should certainly be experienced by anyone exploring the city.  If punting sounds like fun then you can hire your own for a couple of hours or book onto a guided river tour and see some of the best sight’s of Cambridge from the relative comfort of a boat.


The Eagle

When you need to grab a bite to eat there are a number of different options available but perhaps one of the most historic is The Eagle.  This traditional pub dates back to the 16th century and was reportedly a favourite haunt of James Watson and Francis Crick, who discovered DNA sequencing.  It also features an RAF bar complete with signatures from British and American airmen on the ceiling and walls, from the time of the Second World War.

The Round Church

The Round Church is Cambridge’s second oldest building and one of only four Round Churches which remain in England making it a very special place to visit.  It is an absolutely

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