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Trinity College

31 Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TB, England
+44 1223 338400
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Founded in 1546 by Henry VIII, this college boasts the famous apple tree that prompted Isaac Newton to develop his theory of gravity.
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31 Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TB, England
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+44 1223 338400
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended the free choral concert in the spectacular setting of Great Court. Sunshine, excellent music and heavenly setting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Today was a music extravaganza at Trinity with noon Songs from the Towers and an evening choir performance on punts in the river. Th choir also songs firs vices in the chapel most days of he week. An Xperience not to be missed. Ask the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

a few quid and you can walk around where the likes of Isaac Newton were students years ago. long may the history be protected for all

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the mast interesting Historical Librats in the World .beautiful ,old,History plus and the records are on desplay,is Moter of Newton,and things dating back yo 12 century. The feeling is of beauty and peace but still used today.limited people allowed in at...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trinity is the largest of the 31 colleges on the campus of the University of Cambridge, and is located on Trinity street. It was founded in the mid 1540's, by none other than Henry VIII. Lots of history, including the fact that Sir Isaac Newton...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located on Trinity Street is the largest college in Cambridge and was founded by King Henry VIII in 1546. It has a massive court and hall. The chapel was built in 1567 and inside has a life size statue of former college member Sr Isaac...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

The place is magnificent, and boasts many impressive displays. It can be visited free of charge at certain times of the day. A limited number of visitors can be inside at any one time so there is a queue. No pictures allowed.

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

£3 to get in we thought was decent enough, but we thought we were getting a lot more than was actually available (we paid similar at one of the Oxford Colleges recently and got the whole shooting match). Anyway back to Trinity, all we were...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

It's one of the most impressive of all the Cambridge colleges, in common with Christ Church Oxford founded by Henry VIII. The entrance price is modest: £3 for an adult and £1.50 for a child. Payment is cash only at the porter's lodge. We struggled...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Only £3 to visit. You can look at the quad from Chariots of Fire and view the chapel from a roped off area. The outer chapel area has statues of famous alumni. Look at Henry viii on the tower holding a chair leg as a...More

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Response from Liz H | Reviewed this property |
I usually park in one of the side roads on the left side of Huntingdon Road on the way into Cambridge (Oxford Rd or Richmond Rd). It's then about 10-15 mins walk to Magdalene Bridge. From there you can hire a punt or walk... More
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