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1.5-Hour Cambridge University and Colleges Walking Tour

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Make sure you make the most of your visit by taking a tour with an Official Cambridge Tour Guide. Our professional Cambridge Blue Badge Guides will show you the most important aspects of the city, the university and colleges, relate some of the fascinating stories regarding the famous people connected with Cambridge whilst looking at some of the best known and impressive sights Cambridge has to offer. Book an Official Guided Tour and don't leave Cambridge disappointed!

This is a shared walking tour, with the maximum group size being 20 people.
Highlights
  • Learn more about Cambridge with one of the UK’s esteemed Blue Badge guides
  • See a large number of Cambridge landmarks in a short amount of time
  • Discover famous university college buildings without getting lost
  • Hear tales of Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Lord Byron in Cambridge
What to Expect
Meet your Blue Badge guide at Peas Hill in Cambridge and then kick off your tour with an overview of the university city and its colleges.
Stroll past the city’s oldest building and see the oldest example of student digs as you hear stories about student life and pranks in Cambridge through the years. Then, pass the site where the atom was famously split for the first time ever, spawning the discovery of DNA.
Further highlights include the Corpus Clock and the prestigious university buildings of the Senate House. While admission to the university colleges aren't included, you’ll visit Pembroke College, if possible, and see others, such as Corpus Christi College and King’s College, from the outside.
With tales of notable alumni, such as Isaac Newton, ringing in your ears, bid your guide goodbye outside Trinity College.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had such a fantastic walking tour with Mark around some of the colleges in Cambridge Including going inside King's College and the magnificent chapel. We also went into Queens' College which was amazing and walked over the Mathematical bridge. Mark was passionate about history...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful tour,Kirsten was very knowledgable & good fun.Great to see inside having walked past so many times. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Turkey13_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience after we just arrived! Saw all the highlights of college life. MARIA was an EXCELLENT and knowledgeable tour guide - you could tell how much she loves Cambridge and enjoys to share her personal stories with us. A great kick-off of our stay...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JoyceUK2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stellar experience! Saw all the highlights of Kings & Queens including a tour of the magnificent Kings College Chapel. Well worth the money. Mark was an EXCELLENT and knowledgeable tour guide - you could tell how much he loves Cambridge and loves history. This tour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 'classic' tour which is an excellent place to start, or ideal if you don't have long in Cambridge. You get to see most of the main sights - mostly from the outside - but the tour also includes entrance to the courtyards...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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