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Address: Cambridge CB2 3AD, England
Phone Number: +44 1223 791501
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Visit Cambridge organises tailor made private guided tours and daily public...

Visit Cambridge organises tailor made private guided tours and daily public Guided Tours of Cambridge led by fully qualified Cambridge Blue Badge Guides.Public tours leave from the Tourist Information Centre every day of the year apart from Christmas day and cover the most important aspects of the City, University and colleges. Your guide will 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. Entrance to the magnificent King's College and Chapel is also included as is St John's College or Queens'College when availableGhost Tours are also available on Friday and Saturday evenings, tours of the Parker Library are offered on Thursday afternoons and you can join a tour of the Fitzwilliam Museum on Saturday afternoons.Private tours can also be tailor made to suit your groups interest, language and budget.

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King's College and The Backs - scintillating

I went on a the Blue Badge tour entitled 'King's College and The Backs' on a cold but mostly sunny November day. The tour takes two hours but overran a little (though Jill, the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on a the Blue Badge tour entitled 'King's College and The Backs' on a cold but mostly sunny November day. The tour takes two hours but overran a little (though Jill, the guide, made clear to everyone that it wouldn't be rude to leave after the advertised time was up). Jill imparted real insight into the history of... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris our guide quickly summed up our small group who already knew a bit about Cambridge and expanded our knowledge in a thorough but fun way. He was able to tell us so much about a large range of subjects and the two hours we spent in his company just flew past.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We experience a first class walking tour of the Colleges of Cambridge with our guide Judith - She was patient and full of information for a thorough look at the history and importance of the colleges - thanks to Judith - please let her know!!!!!! The aging American couple - Joe and Carol

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A good introduction to one of the Cambridge icons. Our guide, Gerald, was very knowledgeable, easy to understand, even when competing with the noise out on the streets, and passionate about the history of the College. The tour started with a quick visit to the Eagle Pub, a stop at the St Bene't's Church, and the old Cavendish Laboratory. The... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We went to very nice areas on Cambridge but I think we could have more information on our walk. The guide took us to the pounting place and then went away. I didn't like the program and I think we could see/ know more. But it was good, I would do it again. The price was fair.

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VisitCambridge, Manager at Official Guided Tours of Cambridge, responded to this review

Dear Fernando, thank you for taking the time to write a review, I'm glad you enjoyed the tour and you thought the price was fair. You booked onto our Walking/Punting tour which is around 75 minutes walking and 45 minutes punting. We offer a variety of tours to try to cater for all our customers, the walking/punting tour is a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Although this tour was informative, I found the guide to be a bit on the dry side. She was not as upbeat as other walking tours I have taken throughout Europe. Regardless, I found her to be informative and the best way to see Cambridge in a few hours. Although it does have a cost, it does include sites that... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

This was the second time Cambridge Guide Liz Hodder gave my group of university students from the U.S. an introduction to Cambridge. She expertly tailored the tour and her introductions to colleges, chapels, pubs, historic homes and other landmarks to our academic needs while making sure that this was all done in an entertaining as well as scholarly fashion. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

I booked the King's and Backs tour last-minute, but because the King's College chapel was opening late that day, we toured Pembroke first, then the chapel, and a bit of the grounds behind King's. Our guide was Dr. Stephen Halliday, Pembroke alumnus (history major), former lecturer, and author! Guides who are history buffs are always great - and this was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our tour of Cambridge and the colleges. Lots of information on the history of the colleges and how the universities developed. The Kings college was so impressive and we had lots of interesting info on the stone work and the stained glass windows. A good tour for adults but I'd expect younger tourists might find it a bit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Very good guide, very knowledgeable and very patient too. Even though our students were not very interested at first, she engaged them naturally and everyone enjoyed the tour. Thank you very much

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