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Pembroke College

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Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 338100

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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A Beautiful College

It is unfortunate that this college doesn't have any outdoor seating - it's a superb and spectacular college with beautifully manicured lawns. The Fellows Lawn is particularly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is unfortunate that this college doesn't have any outdoor seating - it's a superb and spectacular college with beautifully manicured lawns. The Fellows Lawn is particularly nice overseen by the statue of its famous son, William Pitt. The chapel is old and full of character. It has a 15th Century stone carving of St Michael and the Virgin opposite... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

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.

Thank kgs1971
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

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.

Thank Doro S
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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.

Thank Anne G
Newberg, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 

Thank S L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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

Thank lancasterman
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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