An Idyllic Place to Explore
A hub of innovation and creativity housing the University of Cambridge, an institution dating back more than 800 years, the city of Cambridge is a hotbed of history, architecture and heritage. From spying the splendour of the King’s College Chapel, one of 31 colleges, to visiting the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, there’s no shortage of things to do in Cambridge. Take a punt on the River Cam to see the renowned Cambridge College Backs and to pass under the Bridge of Sighs, be amazed by art and antiquities in the Fitzwilliam Museum, pop into Fitzbillies for tea, and sample the city’s flourishing food and drink scene. Discover sights designed by famous scholars and find out how a Cambridge visit can create lasting memories.
Best of Cambridge
At the heart of this incredible city is Cambridge University, which is split into 31 architecturally stunning colleges. The most famous is Kings College, with its distinctive gothic chapel and illustrious list of former students - it is well worth a visit! Alternatively, you could spend the day in the bustling market square or punt lazily down the River Cam - either way, Cambridge is a truly blissful place to explore.
Food and Drink:
Cambridge is host to a delicious choice of places to eat and drink, whatever your appetite there is something to suit all palates. For romance, why not choose an intimate brasserie dining setting at one of Cambridge's many hotels, or choose from an extravagant fine dining experience at some of the region's best Michelin Starred restaurants. If you are looking for less formal, the city and surrounding villages are host to some of the best pubs in the country, you can choose to dine at some of the vibrant and bustling inner city pubs and bars or take a trip out into the coutryside to visit one of the many village pubs available. Finally, there are a number of family-friendly restaurants where the little ones can run around and make as much noise as they like!
Enjoy a relaxing walk through Cambridge University Botanic Garden, or admire the shining 24-carat gold Grasshopper - the Corpus Clock - on Corpus Christi College's Taylor Library.
Cambridge is a progressive urban area with a plethora of cool cocktail bars, wild student nightclubs and quirky hangouts aplenty, all just waiting to be discovered.