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“Autumn stroll”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Backs

The Backs
Ranked #9 of 158 things to do in Cambridge
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Owner description: Landscaped open areas and gardens weaving behind many colleges on the River Cam, which are known for their daffodils and crocuses in the spring, and stunning views of the colleges across the river at any time of year.
Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Autumn stroll”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

Pleasant way to relax, take the opportunity to watch people punting on the river, enjoy a beer from The Mill, watch the students cycling to and from their colleges.

Visited November 2013
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Pasadena, California
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“Great walks”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

One of the main reasons to go to Cambridge is to visit the colleges and to walk the backs, a wonderful way to relax, see the colleges, and get to know the city, from both sides of the Cam

Visited October 2013
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Aussie
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“Peaceful and relaxing”
Reviewed October 11, 2013

A beautiful part of the world. You feel like you are in a quiet country town when in fact you are in the centre of a thriving metropolis. A peaceful and relaxing way to explore The Backs is to take a punt tour and sit back and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Visited April 2013
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“The Cambridge Backs”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

A nice to go for a walk, have a picnic in the grounds or punt past.....great place to photos too! Watch out for the cattle!!

I love taking pictures of the people crashing around in the punts...

Visited November 2012
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Jerusalem, Israel
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50 reviews
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“Beautifull”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

Beautifull, peaceful, relaxing. What else can I say - enjoyable and interesting experience.It's recomended to add to the "must do" punting a walk through the sweeping lawns.

Visited September 2013
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