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Address: Cambridge, England

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Pre-dinner drinks in a fantastic setting

We were eating in Clare College and attended a pre-dinner drinks function in the Clare Fellows' Garden. The setting was perfect for a warm evening event, the gardens are well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 20, 2016
Stephen H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We were eating in Clare College and attended a pre-dinner drinks function in the Clare Fellows' Garden. The setting was perfect for a warm evening event, the gardens are well kept and the setting and location were perfect. The staff were attentive and not intrusive

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Well kept, nice English garden. Flowers blooming everywhere. Very clean & smell fragrant from the flowers

Thank WanaBaba
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Lovely gentleman on the gate. The gardens were stunning, the weather was perfect. Standing on the bridge over the river provided beautiful views.

Thank bevtill2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We loved wandering through these gardens during our visit, even 12yo nephew was captivated by their beauty. In August the flowers in bloom created such a colourful picture and despite Cambridge being very busy there was a real air of tranquility.

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Benton, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We walked through the gardens on our way over to see King's College and they are just gorgeous. It incorporates both expansive lawn areas with borders as wells as more intimate settings. I couldn't get over some of the vivid colors I saw in the delphiniums and clematis. The layout and condition of every bed was just so impressive. The... More 

Thank Mary Jo N
Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

I visited this place on a very hot summers day and it was bliss. It isn't often open to the public so if you get the chance to visit then do pop in.

Thank Lizzywizzyuk
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

The most amazing garden open free to the public. Sea of tranquillity. Absolutely beautiful. Hidden gem.

Thank sharonhassan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2015

As a Clare graduate I am clearly biased.... but the gardens are consistently rated the best (sole or joint) in Cambridge. The expanse of lawn leading to the river bank, flanked by borders full of colour, is a particular delight – sit a while there and watch the punts go by. But there are also several small areas to explore,... More 

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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

Forget about the building which they don't let you see...The gardens are amazing...take a relaxing tour through the quite gardens

Thank Alessandro B
Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2015

Saw the garden from the punts, only £3.50 well worth the money, apparently 70% of students are female and graduates are entitled to have their wedding receptions in the grounds.

Thank alanpo2014

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