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Midsummer Common

Victoria Avenue, Cambridge CB5 8DR, England
+44 1223 322640
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Huge expanse of Grass

Midsummer Common is a huge expanse of grass very close to the river , cattle often graze on it, but... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2015
MatthewVH
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Good place for a stroll

Midsummer Common is a good place to walk through, past the cows, to the river. There is a fair held... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2015
ATTACKHAMMER
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Open grassland area that hosts a number of events including the Midsummer Fair, which dates back to the 13th century, the annual Strawberry Fair, fireworks on Guy Fawkes' Night and touring circuses.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average38%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 7, 2017
“Pleasant Green Space”
Mar 31, 2017
“Midsummer Common”
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Victoria Avenue, Cambridge CB5 8DR, England
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+44 1223 322640
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Reviewed June 20, 2015

Midsummer Common is a huge expanse of grass very close to the river , cattle often graze on it, but there is plenty of room for everyone, On the northern edge is the river and The Fort St George pub sits proudly by a handy...More

Thank MatthewVH
Reviewed May 27, 2015

Midsummer Common is a good place to walk through, past the cows, to the river. There is a fair held each summer.

Thank ATTACKHAMMER
Reviewed May 25, 2015

Midsummer Common is the largest open space in Cambridge. It's great to come to to chill out and unwind. Don't miss the summer Midsummer Fair (from which the common gets its name), its over 800 years old so don't miss that!

Thank Jordanovichy
Reviewed April 24, 2015

Midsummer Common is a large park area crisscrossed with diagonal pathways. It is a delightful place to walk and enjoy the fresh air. I use it regularly on my annual visits to my old college, Emmanuel. Midsummer Common is bounded on its north side by...More

Thank JonathanSuch2013
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Like a lot of the parks in Cambridge-this one gets very busy during summer Easy reach to The tivoli on chesterton road (wetherspoons) and lots of other bars..The fort of St George gets very busy and is worth a visit -- especially on a summers...More

1  Thank michellecoston
Reviewed April 5, 2013

should be nice and safe but unfortunately it's frequented by local drunks hence it's littered and shabby

3  Thank ARP_ARJP
Reviewed March 26, 2013

A brilliant piece of greenery just next to the main city centre areas. Darwin was inspired by beetle-collecting expeditions to Midsummer Common as an undergraduate. I can see why he came here - it is still well-loved as a football and cricket pitch, and looks...More

2  Thank PWHughes
Reviewed December 20, 2012

Very social, always a lot of people to meet, watch, see. Great for having a kick about in the sun, or socialising whilst sun-bathing. Gets a bit empty during the winter months as expected.

2  Thank Nathan G
Reviewed December 20, 2012

As its name has it, Midsummer Common is the place to go when in Cambridge, during the summer. A great place for bbqs or just to watch the fireworks in November. You might also catch a glimpse of the rowing teams that practice at the...More

1  Thank trip_architect
Reviewed November 9, 2012

Wide open space where in the summer the Midsummer Fair arrives and stays for a week. A great attraction. Good access to the river Cam.

Thank sallyjex
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