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Walking Tour Of Cambridge University With A Graduate Guide

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A current Student or Graduate Guide from Cambridge University will take you on a 90-minute enthralling journey through time as we recount to you the colourful story of Cambridge and its famous university while providing a wonderful insight into student life.
  • Explore Cambridge and its historic university with your guide
  • Tour local landmarks including Great St. Mary’s Church and the Eagle pub
  • Visit colleges such as Corpus Christi and Trinity, and see Cambridge as the students do
  • Listen as your guide brings 800 years of history to life
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the entrance of King's College, Cambridge, then head onward through the cobbled streets to begin your walking tour. Home to one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious universities, Cambridge is a city where a strong sense of history hangs in the air. With your guide to lead the way, discover top sites of interest such as Great St. Mary’s Church and the Eagle pub, and explore famous colleges including Caius, Clare, St. Catherine’s, and Trinity Hall. Hear of famous alumni who have studied and lectured here, including Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking. Hear stories from the hallowed corridors and courtyards dating back through the centuries, and gain insight into 800 years of English history. Along the way, learn how life plays out in the colleges for the university’s many thousands of students and scholars. Then, end your tour in central Cambridge.
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Departure Point
Cambridge Alumni Tours, Blue flag outside Kings college, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, UK
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • A Graduate Guide from Cambridge University
  • Historical Tour
  • Insight Into Student Life
  • Views Inside Colleges (depending on college opening times throughout the year)
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance Inside King's College Chapel
  • Views inside colleges when the colleges are closed
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • Tour does not enter King's College Chapel.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dave the tour guide was great, he was full of energy and enthusiasm. We learnt a lot with lots of laughs

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really informative tour; our guide Melissa was super nice- really knowledgable, clear and helpful and I was able to get a good insight into Cambridge student life as well as it’s fascinating history. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lola A
Reviewed 4 days ago

On our first day of visiting Cambridge we were lucky to have Alexander as our tour guide. He was very knowledgable, eloquent and funny, providing endless stories and information. Would highly highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SophieSibley1996
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked this tour at fairly short notice and were able to tour on the day and time requested. Our tour guide, Zak, was very pleasant, knowledgeable and with a good sense of humour. We enjoyed the tour, although we did not see too much...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Colin P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely morning spent with the very knowledgeable Clem! Easy walking tour which was very informative and enjoyable

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Stacey B
June 12, 2019|
Response from Information C | Property representative |
Dear customer, Campkins Future Vision, opposite our meeting point provide bag storage for a fee. Best wishes, Cambridge Alumni Tours
June 12, 2019|
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Response from Information C | Property representative |
Pre booking online is advised but there is also an opportunity to book tickets on the day at our meeting point.
Ravi S
May 5, 2019|
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Response from Information C | Property representative |
Hello, College availability is limited however some colleges do still remain available. During this time we have to assess visitation on a daily basis. We will always strive to go above and beyond for our customers to gain... More
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