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Grantchester Village

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Address: Cambridge CB2 4AG, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 322640
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Description: Located a short distance from the center of Cambridge, this historic and...
Located a short distance from the center of Cambridge, this historic and picturesque village features a magnificent medieval church, quaint thatched cottages and a pool where Lord Byron used to swim.
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I love Grancester. It is the place to come on a Spring or Summer day for a meal in one of the pubs, to sit and eat by the river. There are lovely walks into Cambridge along the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I love Grancester. It is the place to come on a Spring or Summer day for a meal in one of the pubs, to sit and eat by the river. There are lovely walks into Cambridge along the banks from here. You can also punt out to Granchester, though you need to give a full afternoon if you want to... More 

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cambridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Grantchester is a pretty little village close to Cambridge. You can get there by foot, bike or punting along the river, and even by car, if you must. In good weather, you can enjoy a tea break in the Orchard Tea Gardens. The tea is pricey, but there are comfy chairs and a great atmosphere. From the Orchard, take a... More 

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Highland Park, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Grantchester is a simply charming village, but there are many such villages in England. The reason to visit the village is to go spend time at The Orchard! The setting is beautiful and it is a throwback in time. If you are fond of English literature (Virginia Wolfe and her crowd), it is a must visit! And, the scones are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A beautiful British countryside village that inspired many people along the years. It will surely inspire you if you're a writer. A quit place which is also ideal to read or have a cream tea during Spring/Summer season.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

If the weather is good, it is a nice bike road from Cambridge to Grandchester, all along the Cam river. There, the few but nice cottages are charming, and you can enjoy a tea break at the orchad, a tree garden with cosy long chairs.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

It's worth a visit as it has a lot of history attached to the village. Take tea in THE ORCHARD, visit the CHURCH, walk along to BYRON"S POOL, walk along the banks of the RIVER CAM. There are also a variety of pubs there all of which have their own characteristics. Worth a visit.

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Royston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

interesting wee village but sadly overhyped due ot the tv series of the same name.. still worth a visit just ot enjoy the meadows if your a townie

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

...accessible through a scenic route from central Cambridge, through the meadows, on a bike or on foot (or on a punt!). The village is small but very picturesque. It offers a few nice pubs, a nice orchard offering tea and scones outdoors when the weather permits. Overall is one of the best places to visit around Cambridge.

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Knaresborough, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

3? Pubs all serving good food. Good access to Cambridge thro Granchester fields alongside the Cam. Only downside is, quite busy at weekends.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It's the nicest village within a stone's throw of Cambridge. All of it is nice. And very wealthy. And it looks it. There are several pubs serving great food. If we could all afford to live there, we all would.

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Address: Cambridge CB2 4AG, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 322640
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge

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