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Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 338100
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Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which...

Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which features a chapel that was the debut commission of architect Christopher Wren in 1665.

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Lovely spot with Friendly and helpful staff

Visited here during Open Cambridge weekend. Porters were helpful and friendly (not always the case in Cambridge I find) and the grounds and buildings interesting and delightful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here during Open Cambridge weekend. Porters were helpful and friendly (not always the case in Cambridge I find) and the grounds and buildings interesting and delightful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice college - interesting to see the chapel and buildings. You can visit it for free and this can be part of strolling through the town.

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Thank Doro S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

My friend took me to this college to show me the college/uni she aspires to go to (Pembroke college). I was amazed by its beauty! The fresh cut lawns as well were breath taking. The place itself was amazing, I cannot mention on the teaching though hopefully it is just as good (as seen from results)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Walked around the courtyard and gardens of this College. The flower displays were amazing. Standard fuchsias of every hue. Church very nice.

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Thank Anne G
Newberg, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Visiting Pembroke was part of our Visitor Center Tour. Pembroke was unexpectedly a great visit. Its buildings provide views of different architectural styles and it has some of the oldest buildings in Cambridge. The gardens are well kept and beautiful. Well worth a visit

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Pretty college at Cambridge U. Visited for the summer program. Registration took place in the Old Library, one of the oldest buildings still in use at the university. Beautiful and picturesque buildings, no pedestrians allowed on the grass (only on special occasions). Pembroke is one of the colleges that does not charge admittance fee to view the college, probably because... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Pembroke college isn't one of the famous ones, yet it is one of the prettiest in my opinion. Definitely worth a look!

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I went to see daughter graduating and if you like Harry potter will love this place free to roam the grounds

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Very well maintened old gardens, definitely worth having a stroll inside. Don't have to pay for the entrance!

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This is one of the few colleges where we could go into the courtyard without having to pay. It had really lovely gardens, and interesting old buildings. We went into the Chapel, which was very atmospheric. Really enjoyed our visit.

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