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Founded in 1209, nearly a century after Oxford University was established, the university was formally incorporated in 1571 and was patterned after those of Oxford and Paris with a traditional course of study based on Latin grammar, rhetoric and...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Many of the access paths/ doors were closed so we only got a look at the outside however a must see for its history

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

We did not do a paid tour instead we headed off to the kings cgapel and explored for 1 hour walking through tge strrets and enjoying the view

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

University of Cambridge is steeped in history. Kings college was started in the 13th century. Especially the chapel here is worth seeing. For entry to the campus and chapel there is a ticket of £10 per person. Then there is the Trinity College closeby which...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 20, 2019

And not just to wander around but to actively take photographs. just incredible! And it left indelible impressions of dappled summer sunlight filtering through the trees!

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Perry B
Reviewed August 14, 2019

Cambridge Railway station announces "Cambridge - home of Anglia Ruskin University" with an admirable display of chutzpah, but obviously it is the older foundations which come in for the attention. Many,but not all,colleges allow tours and they can be booked at the tourist information centre....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Allan C
Reviewed August 13, 2019

Fur holidays I wear speedos but for this visit, I decide on Cuban heels and a tight leather jacket. My word, the colleges are splendid - many famous and each has a special place - Trinity is where Newton dropped his apples, Kings is where...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

If you start early enough you can stroll all over Cambridge without having to fight the crowds. Even in December the sun can be pleasantly warming and lend a warm glow to stone and wood.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

The University of Cambridge is an umbrella unlike most other universities. It's a series of colleges with several campuses and buildings. Therefore to visit the University you have to decide what colleges to visit or stand outside and look at many different exteriors. There are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

I visited Cambridge with my son and his girlfriend as he is going to Cambridge university in October, we had a tour and I absolutely think the place is amazing, the town centre is great I love all the little shops, I just love Cambridge.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Maria H
Reviewed August 1, 2019

You really can't dislike the iconic colleges of Cambridge University, they are beautiful in the day and in the night. Often, you can go in for free if you ask, and if not - then the fee is usually not too bad for tourists. One...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from ekwinokcjum | Reviewed this property |
I think you don't need too. We just walked in:)
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Response from angooredcow | Reviewed this property |
The campuses are open for strolling around since they are part of the towns/villages. However, if you want to gain entrance to a specific college or building, there are restrictions whether it is Christmas eve or Boxing Day... More
August 3, 2016|
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Response from angooredcow | Reviewed this property |
I hope my answer is not too late. Go to Paddington Station to buy train tickets to Oxford. You can also puchase online. Trains to and from Oxford to Central London run all day long. Very efficient. You can pick up a bus... More