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Founded in 1209, the University of Cambridge is one of Britain’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Made up of six schools, 31 constituent colleges, and more than 100 academic departments, the historic university boasts an impressive alumni, which includes Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Stephen Hawking, and Lord Byron.

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The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB2 1TN
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Combo | Optional Cambridge Walking, Punting, Bus Tour & King's College Entry

Combo | Optional Cambridge Walking, Punting, Bus Tour & King's College Entry

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Combine two classic Cambridge experiences into one tour—a walking tour of Cambridge University and a punting cruise along the Cam River. First, embark on a tour of the prestigious university colleges and get an insight into student life from your Cambridge University graduate guide. After admiring architectural highlights like King’s College, Trinity College, and The Senate House, hop aboard a traditional punt for a cruise. As you glide along the river banks, enjoy unbeatable views of The Backs, the picturesque parks, and colleges that line the waterfront.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic Cambridge: A Guided Walking Tour

Historic Cambridge: A Guided Walking Tour

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This tour is your shortcut to discovering more about the history of Cambridge and its famous university. Join a guide on a leisurely stroll around the city that's completely private, just for your group. Discover insider stories about the city that you likely wouldn't uncover alone, and walk past top landmarks, such as King's College Chapel, Senate House, Trinity College, and The Round Church Visitor Centre.
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  • 2 hours
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Private 2-Hour Cambridge Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

Private 2-Hour Cambridge Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

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Discover Cambridge the way you want, at the pace you want, on a private 2-hour walking tour. Use the flexible itinerary to tailor your sightseeing to your interests, and learn about the city’s history and university from your private guide. Choose to visit famous colleges like Trinity and Queens’, admire King’s College Chapel, or just absorb the atmosphere and architecture on a stroll through the medieval streets. Entrance fees at own expense.
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  • 2 hours
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Walking Tour of Cambridge

Walking Tour of Cambridge

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Historic Cambridge is so compact it can be hard to navigate using apps. Discover the perfect walking route for your group—including access to some university colleges (entrance fees may apply)—with all the benefits of your own private qualified Cambridge guide. Choose between two tours, one focused on Cambridge city center, which includes many university buildings, the second highlighting the university and a scenic riverside walk.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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Cambridge’s Colleges and Classic Sights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Cambridge’s Colleges and Classic Sights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Looking for an independent and flexible way to see Cambridge? This self-led audio tour via smartphone app offers a convenient, budget-friendly sightseeing option. Upon booking, download the app to your phone, and enjoy lifetime access to the recording. When you’re ready, make your own way to 9 King's Parade, pop in your headphones, and let the tour—recorded by a former Cambridge student and resident—guide you around the city.
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  • 40 minutes to 2 hours
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Explore Cambridge Student Life & Top Colleges Walking Tour

Explore Cambridge Student Life & Top Colleges Walking Tour

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Join a local historian and PhD student as we discover the story behind the birth of one of the world’s most famous universities, and what it’s like to be a student at Cambridge University! Take a city break from London and learn about 110 Nobel Prize winners that have walked the halls of this university. On this private socially-distanced guide, we'll visit the most iconic spots of the city such as Trinity College, King’s College, and Great St Mary's Church. Walkthrough the architectural highlights and follow the footsteps of the famous alumni Prince Charles, Sir Isaac Newton, C.S. Lewis, John Harvard, and Stephen Hawking. Learn about the various traditions (both familiar and odd), students' lives, and fun facts about past alumni, as you get a more intimate look at the culture, history, and soul of this beautiful picturesque town. Note: This is a self-guided audio walking tour and does not include entrance tickets
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  • 35 to 45 minutes
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Cambridge Riverside Walk From Queen’s College to Trinity College

Cambridge Riverside Walk From Queen’s College to Trinity College

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Join a local historian and PhD student, for an excursion down one of Cambridge’s most scenic and peaceful walks; the Backs.  Incidentally, the Backs is the area that runs along many of Cambridge’s famous colleges, is studded with beautiful architecture, a quaint wooden bridge, sprawling green spaces, and quirky stories.  On this private socially-distanced guide, we’ll begin the tour alongside the iconic river at Scudamore's Quayside Walk, over the wooden bridge of Silver Street, and immerse yourself in Cambridge's history, architectural highlights and moving stories.                    Experience iconic key attractions, such as the magnificent views of King's College and its Chapel, Queens College and the Mathematical Bridge. Finish the tour by visiting the beautiful Clare College to cap off this cultural and historic adventure in this must-see picturesque city.  Note: This is a self-guided audio walking tour and does not include entrance tickets
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  • 35 minutes to 1 hour
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Live Like a Student with Private Cambridge Self Guided Tours

Live Like a Student with Private Cambridge Self Guided Tours

Join local historians as we discover the story behind the birth of one of the world’s most famous universities, what it’s like to be a student at Cambridge University, and explore the extraordinary inventions of the city! On these self-guided audio walking tours, we'll visit the most iconic spots of the city such as Trinity College, King’s College, and Great St Mary's Church. Walk through the architectural highlights and follow the footsteps of the famous alumni Prince Charles, Sir Isaac Newton, C.S. Lewis, John Harvard, and Stephen Hawking. We'll visit the Corpus Clock and try to find the mythical creature on it while discovering the history of this unique and wonderful invention. We’ll learn about the King's Parade as well as get more insight into Cambridge's rich graduation ceremony and its bizarre traditions. Note: This is a self-guided audio walking tour and does not include entrance tickets
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Cambridge Electric Scooter Tour

Cambridge Electric Scooter Tour

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Save tired legs and cover more ground than a walking tour with this electric scooter tour of Cambridge. After learning how to power your scooter, set off on your adventure past Parker’s Piece, Midsummer Common, and the Round Church. The tour also passes by famous colleges—such as Queens, the University Library, the Fitzwilliam Museum, and Senate House.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private | Cambridge University Walking & Punting Tour Led By University Alumni

Private | Cambridge University Walking & Punting Tour Led By University Alumni

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Avoid large group tours and opt for a more intimate alternative—a private walking tour with either a current or former student of Cambridge University. Take a walk past some of the city’s most famous colleges—such as Trinity College and King’s College—with interesting stories along the way about what student life is like at Cambridge. As well as a guided walk, this tour includes a scenic punting experience too.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Cambridge's History & Secrets with Self-Guided Walking Tours

Cambridge's History & Secrets with Self-Guided Walking Tours

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Join a local historian as we uncover the history of Cambridge and its most famous residents! Our first audio tour will give you an introduction to Cambridge, where you'll learn what it's really like to study at the University of Cambridge as well as the history behind its most famous alumni. The next tour will guide you along the scenic routes of the Backs, where you'll be able to get a picturesque view of Kings and Queens College, and the Mathematical Bridge. The Cambridge Instagram tour will show you the best creative travel shot locations for photography and Instagrammable sights, whilst also guiding you via the key attractions of the city. Our final tour will allow you to uncover the extraordinary inventions that have been born out of this beautiful university town, as well as get more insight into Cambridge's rich graduation ceremony. Note: This is a self-guided audio walking tour and does not include entrance tickets
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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Cambridge Hidden Gems (Self-guided Tour & Treasure Hunt)

Cambridge Hidden Gems (Self-guided Tour & Treasure Hunt)

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This is a great way to discover secret spots off the usual tourist trail in Cambridge without having to do hours of research. Instead, take part in a self-guided tour and treasure hunt that’s easily accessible through your smartphone. Along the way, work with your group to solve clues, earn points, and have a chance to win prizes along the way.
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  • 4 hours
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Private Virtual Walking and Punting Tour of Cambridge

Private Virtual Walking and Punting Tour of Cambridge

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Enjoy an immersive 105 minute video experience that captures the beauty and wonder of Cambridge. Accompanied by our expert tour guide, you will first explore the cobbled streets by foot. You then go punting on the river as you glide through the Backs and the beautiful college grounds. The landmarks visited are the very best Cambridge has to offer and you will enjoy a unique and unbroken perspective. Time is taken to appreciate the intricacies of the architecture on display with extensive panoramic and close-up shots provided. Your Cambridge tour guide provides a captivating commentary throughout, combining historical expertise with memorable stories. Your tour can be accessed at any time of your choosing from anywhere in the world with lifetime access. Also included is a free map of Cambridge with tour-route & landmarks highlighted. If you are booking a trip to Cambridge, your tour can help plan your itinerary. On arrival, it can be used as a self-guided walking tour of Cambridge.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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Punting & interactive walking tour of Cambridge University

Punting & interactive walking tour of Cambridge University

Travellers will get to explore both sides of Cambridge University. Our walking tour will take you through the medieval streets of Cambridge. Explaining the quirks and intrigue that this University is so famous for, your ticket will even include entry into one of the oldest colleges in Cambridge, as long as exams are not operating as the Colleges are closed. Our tour is fully interactive by using pictures and actual historical artefacts found in the area, some up to 5000 years old we will paint a vivid picture of what life has been like in Cambridge for thousands of years! Once your walking tour is complete you will be taken punting down the beautiful backs with an expert guide on an award winning tour, you will hear the stories and history of the colleges that have been the backbone of the University for hundreds of years. Relax as you are punted down the river cam, marvel at the ancient architecture and enjoy the most sought after experince in Cambridge.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
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Cambridge Photoshoot

Cambridge Photoshoot

Hey ! My name is Dom and I’m a peoples photographer :) I am a local and know every corner of this city, it has some amazing spots, places to visit and photograph.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Private | LGBTQ History At Cambridge University Tour Led By University Alumni

Private | LGBTQ History At Cambridge University Tour Led By University Alumni

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Your 90-minute private walking tour is led by a current student or graduate of Cambridge University and you will get to see all the most famous colleges and landmarks with authentic insights into student life.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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