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Cambridge Attractions

Below is a list of Attractions for the city of Cambridge. Cambridge is a city in the county of Cambridgeshire, about 50 miles north of London, with direct train links to London. The city is a popular tourist destination for its historic architecture, churches, university, and river boat tours.

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Cambridge Attractions

Cambridge Bus Tours - open top hop on hop off buses city tours

Great St Mary's . Wiki . CB2 3PQ - main church in Cambridge
centre with 123 steps for great tower views

King's College . Wiki . CB2 1ST - 1441 top building city centre

Trinity College . Wiki . CB2 1TQ - founded by Henry VIII in 1546
with the apple tree of Isaac Newton fame city centre

Riverside Walks with many old Bridges.

City Centre North Side

Bridge of Sighs . CB2 1TP - covered bridge of St John's College

Cambridge River Tours - CB5 8AB - hire a punt, or punt tours

Museum of Cambridge . CB3 0AQ everyday life of the people of Cambridge since 1700

Cambridge Castle . CB3 0RG - free, only a mound remaining of a Norman castle for views over the city

The Round Church . CB2 1UB - rare medieval round church
one of only about 4 still remaining in England

City Centre South Side

Corpus Clock . CB2 1RH - strange at the Taylor Library

Whipple Museum History of Science . CB2 3RH - models

University Museum Of Zoology . CB2 3EJ - free

Sedgwick Museum Earth Sciences . CB2 3EQ - free

The Fitzwilliam Museum. CB2 1RB - free, natural history

The Polar Museum . CB2 1ER - free, about polar expeditions

Cambridge University Botanic Garden . CB2 1JE - world plants

Cambridge Science Centre . CB1 7ED interactive exhibits

City Centre West Side

Museum Classical Archaeology . CB3 9DA - free, sculptures

City Centre East Side

Cambridge Museum Of Technology . CB5 8LD - local history

Centre For Computing History . CB1 3EW - interactive displays for computing from the 1960s - present


Art Galleries . Map - number of art galleries around Cambridge

Cambridge Churches . Map - 10 churches around the centre of Cambridge from 1020 that can be viewed, or tower visits

Cambridge Colleges are around the city centre. They can be visited for their history, architecture, chapels, & gardens. If wanting to visit the college interiors, best check the visitor times on their websites on your day of visit. The Tour Buses stop close to most. Some have a small entrance fee, many are free to visit certain areas.

Colleges around the City Centre

King's College . Wiki . CB2 1ST - 1441 by Henry VI top attraction

Gonville and Caius College . Wiki . CB2 1TA - free, 1348 old

Clare College . Wiki . CB2 1TL - founded in 1326

Trinity College . Wiki . CB2 1TQ - 1546 founded by Henry VIII,
with the apple tree that prompted Isaac Newton

St. John's College . Wiki . CB2 1TP - 1511, old and large

Jesus College . Wiki . CB5 8BL - free, 1496 large grounds

Christ's College . Wiki . CB2 3BU - free, founded in 1505

Emmanuel College . Wiki . CB2 1DQ - free, 1584 for Elizabeth I

Corpus Christi College . Wiki . CB2 1RH - founded in 1352

St Catharine's College . Wiki . CB2 1RL - 1473, open courtyard

Queens' College . Wiki . CB3 9ET - 1448, old and large

City Centre North Side

Magdalene College . Wiki. CB3 0AG - free, 1428, small college

City Centre South Side

Pembroke College . Wiki . CB2 1RF - free, 1347, chapel by Wren

Peterhouse College . Wiki . CB2 1RD - 1284, oldest in Cambridge

Downing College . Wiki . CB2 1DQ - free, 1800, oldest of new

City Centre West Side

Newnham College . Wiki . CB3 9DF - 1871 as a women college

Robinson College . Wiki . CB3 9AN - 1977, the newest college

Selwyn College . Wiki . CB3 9DQ - 1882, red brick & light stone

Outside Cambridge North

Cambridge American Cemetery . CB23 7PH - free, cemetery & chapel for American servicemen of World War II 4 mls northwest

Anglesey Abbey & Mill . CB25 9EJ - Museum, 6 miles northeast

Waterbeach Military Museum . CB25 9PA - 6 miles north

Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey . CB25 9PQ - 7 miles north, fighting monks, country craftsmen and farmers.

Island Hall . PE29 2BA - 19 miles northwest of Cambridge
Historic House & Gardens, group tours by appointment.

Outside Cambridge South

Imperial War Museum Duxford . CB22 4QR - 10 miles south of Cambridge with a Concorde and a Blackbird spy plane.

Wimpole Estate . SG8 0BW - Historic House 10 miles southwest

Outside Cambridge South

Burwell Museum & Windmill . CB25 0HL - 11 miles east.

The National Horseracing Museum . CB8 8EP - 13 miles east of Cambridge in the town of Newmarket.

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