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Address: Cambridge CB2 4AG, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 322640
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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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Picturesque but busy

A good selection of pubs and restaurants make this a popular destination. Parking can be a challenge.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
William P
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A good selection of pubs and restaurants make this a popular destination. Parking can be a challenge.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely quaint village accessed from Cambridge by a delightful meadow / riverside walk - a great lunch at the Blue Ball - great day out

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my wife to this country side village. I passed the red lion and walked to the Revier side there was plenty of space to walk and have a picnic on the river side. Some people left their garbage on the river side which was not nice at all on the far right there was a working farm... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty, scenic village right on the river. Perfect place for a quiet picnic on a summers day. Lots of pubs and a cute tea house right by the green

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No theme parks, no bright lights, no gimmicks, just a lovely, traditional English village which had a wonderful atmosphere. Plenty of rather upmarket pubs for food and other refreshments. Relaxing and pretty following a rather hectic tour of Cambridge. Definately recommend a stroll through this village.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If visiting Cambridge, you must wander down the meadows to Granchester. Here you will find quaint tea rooms and pubs, friendly people, and dream-like surroundings. Granchester is the perfect escape from tourist heavy Cambridge. Spend the day here, sit outside at the Orchard, grab a pint at the Red Lion, or simply meander through the winding streets, enjoying the english... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Following a family wedding on Saturday, some 50 of us took a picnic, parked in the narrow streets of this lovely village, and made our way down to the river. You could see why it is so popular: delightful meadows only a short walk from the village centre, and the River Cam meandering its way gently through, bearing the occasional... More 

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Peaks Island, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked from Cambridge to Grantchester where we saw the church of Itv fame. Tea at the Red Lion completed our tour and back we went to Cambridge. A lovely way to spend the afternoon.

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Winchester, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grantchester is a favourite punt destination from Cambridge. You can moor the punt and visit any of several pubs for lunch. If you arrive by road, parking can be difficult. You have to drive through the village and along the exit road until you find a space. Grantchester Church is pretty and open to the public during the week. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An hour's walk along the Cam from Cambridge. Grantchester is a peaceful, quaint village complete with an Orchard Tea Garden, a couple of pubs, thatched cottages, and typical parish church, made famous in the novels and TV series. A great relaxing afternoon stroll to/from Cambridge.

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