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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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who needs a beach in summer, the meadows is a special place to swim and enjoy the summer

prettiest village in Cambridgeshire, a magical spot on the meadows with all of the history and a great selection of pubs

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

prettiest village in Cambridgeshire, a magical spot on the meadows with all of the history and a great selection of pubs

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Grantchester is a very quaint village and a must if visiting Cambridge. The Orchard Tea Rooms is superb. Go there on a nice day for tea and scones. A winning combination. The walk to Cambridge is about 12 miles. And scenic. A must. Or punt it.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you want to enjoy a relaxing day, visit the Orchard tea rooms and relax with a scone, jam and cream and a pot of tea underneath the trees. Laying back in deckchairs and soaking up the ambience takes one into the world of the Bloomsbury group and Rupert Brooke writing his poetry. A walk along the meandering river through... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you like walking then walk along the river to Granchester. Don't bother driving there as you may well be disappointed. It is a quaint little village but unless you are eating there you can be in and out in a flash.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Not just the usual English village but the meadows along the river and several very British pubs and tea-rooms. Almost Edwardian in its relaxing atmosphere.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

There is a small village next to Grantchester Meadows, which is itself a small (actually kind of large) bit of heaven on earth. There are cows wandering around the water meadow, punters drifting by, and a pub just when you think of it (The Red Lion). May your tweed dreams come true. Mine did here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My wife and I were attending our daughter's graduation in Cambridge and in a sunny Friday morning she suggested we walk to Grantchester. The walk was really nice in meadows beside the river. It was also being enjoyed by other walkers, joggers and cyclists. Near Grantchester there was a cricket ground and when we exited from this we were in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A must see for a visitor particularly visitors from abroad. A nice variety of typical English pubs, all serving food. A walk along the river. A visit to the tea rooms , the famous church in Rupert Brooke's. Poem and lots of lovely houses to admire including the Old Vicarage of Lord and Lady Archer

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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