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Pembroke College

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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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Don't miss out on this pretty college!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Lovely buildings with some very old sections. Charming gardens. The chapel was designed by Christopher Wren - his first building! Must be brilliant - my son is a student there.

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Doubtless the grounds of Pembroke college would have benefitted for a ray of sunshine now that we are in springtime. But it was not to be on this occasion,so we made the best of it & went inside of the chapel. I am so glad that we did,because it was impressive to see the choir stalls in full splendour without... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

The grounds are beautiful and have a lovely peaceful air about them. The chapel with the 18th Century Graffiti is a great touch.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

One of the nice colleges to visit. There are nice gardens and buildings. Recommend to visit in a nice weather.

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

This is one of my favorite Cambridge colleges. You do not have to pay to get in and you can actually walk on the grass without being chased by a porter. The college has lovely grounds perfect for having a sandwich lunch in the summer. In the college chapel, the pews have been carved with the names and dates going... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited here with a guide friend of a friend. The amazing thing is the amount of space behind the walls of the colleges, and Pembroke is no exception. The chapel is apparently the first building completed to a design from Christopher Wren. Well worth a look.

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