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Newnham College for Victorian architecture lovers & suffragists history fans

For Victorian architecture lovers, beautiful brick buildings surrounded by gardens. I recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jaroslaw M
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Café too!

Newnham College has a (relatively) new cafe on the premises, the “Iris Cafe” which is open to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JanInJapan
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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“Newnham College for Victorian architecture lovers & suffragists history fans”
3 weeks ago
“Café too!”
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Founded in 1871, this all-female college is sited in a maze-like complex of mid-Victorian buildings surrounded by picturesque gardens.
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Sidgwick Ave., Cambridge CB3 9DF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For Victorian architecture lovers, beautiful brick buildings surrounded by gardens. I recommend entering the Newnham College grounds through historical Clough Gates. The right for Cambridge University’s women students to be awarded degree was a subject of a long-drawn-out struggle. Anne Jemima Clough, who is commemorated...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jaroslaw M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Newnham College has a (relatively) new cafe on the premises, the “Iris Cafe” which is open to the public and serves good coffee, baguettes etc. It becomes a bar in the evening.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JanInJapan
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Absolutely beautiful gardens - something to attract every eye. Enjoyed our time her, soaking up the huge variety of plants.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2016

Had the pleasure of attending a family wedding here, the room for the ceremony was lovely and the gardens beautiful. Also, had the reception and the room was a good size and beautiful. Good location and staff very helpful.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

Slightly off the beaten track in Sidgwick Avenue, about ten minutes walk from Queens College and just opposite the Sidgwick University Site. A must see visit if you like gardens. A very nice porter will direct you through the corridors into a secluded paradise. I...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Antonella D
Reviewed June 13, 2016

We visited here for a family members wedding, the grounds are stunning and plenty of parking close by meant it was very easy and stress free in comparison to a few other venues we have visited. The room where the ceremony was held seemed a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Roxanne8926
Reviewed May 10, 2016

We wanted to have the best wedding that we possibly could and Newnham College really helped with that mission. The service, food and location was brilliant. Newnham has a lovely dining hall and gardens that are some of the finest I have ever seen. I...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Ben R
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Magwich became a friend, thanks largely to his accession to one's instincts. A good time was had by all, and even better: Jugsy Jean still there

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Uwe G
Reviewed June 30, 2015

I actually traveled from Wisconsin to Cambridge solely to visit Newnham College. It was well worth the million hours of travel! Not more than a few square city blocks, the walled-in campus felt like a slice of time removed. The pictures are amazing and the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank SRiese
Reviewed October 8, 2014

Newnham College is an all womens college in the mixed university of Cambridge. Its worth a visit, if you are in Cambridge as a visitor, to see the lovely gardens and also the late 19th century Dutch style red brick architecture. Alumnae include Katharine Whitehorn,...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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