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Fun and friendly private walking tours of the city of Cambridge. We are qualified Cambridge guides, the only guides permitted to lead groups into the University colleges. Every tour can be personalised to suit you and your group starting and...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful tour with guide Lizzie enlightening many of us who have lived and around Cambridge for years on the historical intermingled with the quirky. Highly recommended

Date of experience: March 2019
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GrandTour51710910708, Owner at Cambridge On Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, it was a very special day and I thoroughly enjoyed taking this tour. Lizzie

Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Having lived in or around Cambridge for around 30 years I learnt so much from our lovely guide Lizzie on our walking tour round the colleges. We were lucky and the sun shone, beautiful college gardens and fascinating history , thank you

Date of experience: March 2019
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GrandTour51710910708, Owner at Cambridge On Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Alison - it was a pleasure to share some of the history and sights of Cambridge with such a lovely group of girls. Lizzie

Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

I chose to use Cambridge on foot to explore Cambridge and its colleges with girlfriends for my 50th Birthday and it was such fun. Lizzie was Fantastic and taylor made it for me to include spring gardens. I was born in Cambridgeshire but had not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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GrandTour51710910708, Owner at Cambridge On Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much Georgie for choosing Cambridge on Foot - it was a wonderful day with a lovely group of girls. We were lucky with the weather and I thoroughly enjoyed showing you some of the lesser known parts of Cambridge as well as...More

Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

We went on a tour today and our guide Lizzie was execellent. Very well organised, clear, bright and cheerful. I highly recimmend for locals and visitors to cambridge.

Date of experience: March 2019
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GrandTour51710910708, Owner at Cambridge On Foot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Nindy - it was an absolute pleasure, I really enjoyed taking you around Cambridge.

Reviewed February 28, 2019

Had a fantastic tour with Jo. She was so knowledgeable but made the tour sound fresh. The quirky stories and intimate details brought the history alive. When I wanted to look inside the Guildhall, she was happy to go off schedule and pointed out details...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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147jo, Manager at Cambridge On Foot, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2019

So pleased you enjoyed your first visit to Cambridge. It was fun to drop into two of the lesser-visited colleges Magdalene and Downing. There's so much more to see, so I hope you will come back some time to hear more stories and discover more...More

Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

On the 25th I had the privilege to be in a tour with this company, and I was really lucky to have Joanne as my guide. Joanne had lots of experience and knowledge about Cambridge and the different colleges. She was nice, patience and answered...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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147jo, Manager at Cambridge On Foot, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Thank you so much for your review. It was great to meet you and I hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Cambridge. Jo

Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour with Dick. He is knowledgeable, humorous, patient and accommodating. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Dick M, Owner at Cambridge On Foot, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Sarah, thank you. it was a real pleasure to show you and your visitors some of the sights of Cambridge. We hope to see you again. Dick

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Dick Matthews tailored a guided tour perfectly to match the particular interests of my small group. Dick knows his onions, and his colleges, and segues effortlessly between big-picture history and entertaining anecdotes. He is an engaging and witty speaker, and I cannot recommend him highly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Dick M, Owner at Cambridge On Foot, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you - I enjoyed the beer. It was great to show you and your friends some of the interesting sights in Cambridge and I hope to see you again. Dick

Reviewed December 7, 2018

I moved to Cambridge a year ago and passed by all this historical buildings without a clue. We have done two walking tours with Cambridge on Foot this week. I have worked as a tour guide for several years in my country and found our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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147jo, Manager at Cambridge On Foot, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2018

Thank you for your review. It was certainly wet yesterday but you were such a lovely group that I hardly noticed the rain! There's still more to see so I look forward to a different tour with you, hopefully in the New Year.

Reviewed December 5, 2018

This is an amazing tour. Jo took a group of us, about 15 in all, and I learned more about this city, the University, and the history of the region (the Romans! the Saxons! the Vikings! the Normans! the students!) in two hours than I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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147jo, Manager at Cambridge On Foot, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2018

I'm so pleased you enjoyed the tour. Cambridge is a fascinating city and a walking tour is a best way to discover its past and present. Looking forward to meeting your family!

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