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Cambridge: the classic 2-hour walking tour

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This 2-hour walking tour of Cambridge will delight and amaze you. Here's a question: What do atomic research, the translation of the Bible, dental care, the speed of sound, Romantics poetry, night climbing and an anti-slavery campaign have in common? Answer: Cambridge people have played an important and influential role in either their creation, research or application. You will also learn about traditions in sport and music, and even pranks and jokes which relate to the university and the city.

Cambridge Tour Guide - Manuel S.
Manuel S.
5.00 / 5
(2 reviews)
10:00 AM

Meeting Point

Outside Ryder & Amies clothing shop, 22 King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SP

10:00 AM

Outside entrance to Ryder & Amies clothing shop

Introduction: Origins and development from provincial trading post to world-known university city.


10:20 AM

St John's College: The Great Gate

We shall hear about two important anti-slavery campaign leaders of the past, a possessive queen mother, a champion of the environment and an intellectual pioneer in an Asian country.

10:30 AM

Trinity College: The Great Gate

A large college associated with government rulers from many countries and a vast number of Nobel Prize winners. The king who founded it couldn't have imagined that one day even an apple would bring a great result.

10:50 AM

Senate House Hill - Great St Mary's Church

This central spot of Cambridge has witnessed the making and breaking of physical objects and man-made rules by male and female pioneers.

11:00 AM

King's Parade and the Corpus Clock

As we walk on King's Parade, there it is: King's College Chapel, the most iconic building in Cambridge. Extraordinarily beautiful, this 500-year-old architectural masterpiece continues to amaze people today as when it was first built. Very near the Chapel we shall stop by a clock of unusual and scary features, so get ready to be surprised.

11:20 AM

The Eagle Pub and the Old Cavendish Laboratory

A place for a last drink before going on war duty and where a very important scientific discovery was announced. Less than 200 metres away is the location of a laboratory where many discoveries which have changed your life and mine were made.

11:40 AM

Pembroke College

At this college, the third oldest in Cambridge, the chapel was built by one of England's most famous architects and in its beautiful gardens you see a tropical tree which you would not expect to find in England.

12:00 PM

Cambridge Market Square

We finish at Market Square, near many shops and eating places.

Ending Point

Cambridge Market Square

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Guide fee

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entrance fee, lunch, dinner, transport fee

Tour Important Information

This is a 2-hour walking tour, so please wear appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. The English weather is unpredictable and variable!

A toilet break is not planned, but the guide will point you in the direction of the closest toilet facilities if it becomes absolutely necessary.

The Cambridge University colleges are private institutions that have restricted access. They are closed during examination times and college events.

Times of opening can be subject to last minute changes. Your guide will check these details in advance and, if necessary, agree an alternative solution.

Important message from the guide

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In December and January I am available on:

Monday: from 14:00 to 16:00

Tuesday and Wednesday: from 10:00 to 12:30

Thursday and Saturday: from 14:00 to 16:00

Friday: from 10:00 to 13:30

Sunday: Not available

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Cambridge Tour Reviews

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Jed M.

5 / 5
Aug 17, 2023

The Cambridge years of C S Lewis

Cambridge
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Great Tour, Great Guide, Great Time!

I went on the CS Lewis tour and it was a great experience. Would highly recommend taking any tour with this guide, as he is very knowledgeable and conversational! My only regret is that I only had time to do one tour!

Jed M.

Thank you. It was a pleasure to show you how Cambridge has links with C S Lewis. Feel free to come on another tour next time you come to Cambridge!

Cambridge Tour with Manuel

Manuel was a most excellent tour guide! He was knowledgeable, accommodating, informative and an excellent communicator. I would recommend him to anyone and look forward to returning to Cambridge with my husband and touring with Manuel again.

$130/ per group

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