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

Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Cambridge

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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Cambridge
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


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

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Self-Guided Cambridge Instagram Tour - Top Photo Spots. Join us on this creative walking tour that takes you along some of the prettiest streets of Cambridge in search for Cambridge’s Instagram Spots!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: University of Cambridge, The Old Schools Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TS England

Discover the story behind the birth of Cambridge University and what it’s really like to study here.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Backs, Queens' Road, Cambridge CB3 9AH England

Discover an alternative view of Cambridge’s colleges as we walk down the most scenic of routes.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Corpus Clock, 58 Trumpington St Corpus Christi College, Cambridge CB2 1RH England

Uncover the extraordinary inventions that have been born out of this beautiful university town.

Duration: 45 minutes

  • Access to your self-guided audio tour
  • Audio tour provided by a local or historian
  • Offline Mode: Download tours in advance to listen without WiFi
  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy sites, without getting lost
  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the spot for your perfect picture

  • Earphones
  • Mobile Device
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Avoid the crowds and explore Cambridge at your own pace while adhering to social distancing regulations!
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Cambridge, UK

Departure Time

Cambridge's History & Secrets with Self-Guided Walking Tours
6/10/2020 - 8/28/2024

Monday - Sunday : 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Return Details

Cambridge, UK

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


1 to 3 hours

User's Reviews


13 Jun, 2022

Me and my husband really enjoyed these tours! It was a very good insight into Cambridge, and even if this was our second time visiting, we learned new things from the audio. We’re in our 50s and the app was also very easy to use


17 Oct, 2020

Found this app very clunky and difficult to use. It kept shutting down mid tour and was hard to reopen and find our place again. We gave up with it in the end! Very frustrating. Glad it was relatively cheap.


15 Oct, 2020

As an American expat, I thought these podcast walking tours are a phenomenal introduction to Cambridge. In past tourist trips to England I spent a few hours walking the streets and taking a punting tour (also recommended). But now that I live about an hour away, I wanted to get to know the city better. Before our trip, we looked around online for a traditional walking tour that would give a good general introduction to Cambridge, but nothing we found seemed quite suited for us. Then my wife found these. So glad she did. We had time for 3 of the 4 on our short overnighter there (plan to do the 4th the next time we go). Though they each have a subject emphasis, taken together they effectively use exposition and story telling to give an overview of its history, how the university system works, what student life is like, and so on. When listening to the description at each stop, it's a good idea to keep one eye on your phone screen. They include various pictures and graphical content that adds content to the words and aids in contextual understanding. And many times, they show a street view with arrows showing where to go next — very helpful. If they make more tours for Cambridge, I hope they make one focused on the architecture. That's one part of the Cambridge experience that was a little too light for my liking. For a fraction of the price of a traditional walking tour, you get 2 to 4 times amount of tour.


12 Oct, 2020

You're always going to be a little apprehensive with apps these days but this experience was actually brilliant and for anyone who wants to explore Cambridge by themselves or with friends, this was the perfect way to do so! It's like a podcast that takes you around the city along different routes. You can pause and play whenever you want and it's very well written and presented!


20 Sep, 2020

This was such a great experience, particularly given the importance of social distancing! We managed to explore Cambridge by ourselves for the afternoon with these podcast tours. We saw all the main sites in Cambridge as well as some of the more undiscovered ones. Really great experience!

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Great introduction to Cambridge


Brilliant concept and experience


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