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Heritage and Culture of Cambridge – Walking Tour for Couples

Duration: 2 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Cambridge
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  • 2 hours
  • Cambridge
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  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Indulge in a romantic two-hour walking tour of Cambridge, discovering the city’s captivating charm and historic landmarks. Begin at Market Hill, where you can soak in the vibrant atmosphere and explore local markets. Admire the grandeur of Great St Mary’s the University Church, a magnificent setting for weddings and concerts. Experience the breathtaking beauty of King’s College Chapel, with its exquisite architecture and stunning stained glass windows. Pass by the picturesque grounds of King’s College and discover the iconic Corpus Clock, a mesmerizing timepiece that blends art and science. Discover the heritage of St Catharine’s College and the historic Corpus Christi College, each contributing to the rich tapestry of Cambridge’s academic legacy. Conclude your tour after discovering stories behind enchanting Queens College and the charming Finella at Gonville and Caius College.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Market Hill, Cambridge CB2, UK

Market Hill has been a central hub of commercial activity in Cambridge for centuries. It has played a vital role in the city's trading history and continues to be a bustling marketplace where locals and visitors gather to shop and socialize.



Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Great St Mary's, The University Church, Senate House Hill, Cambridge CB2 3PQ, UK

Great St Mary's holds significant historical and cultural importance as the official church of the University of Cambridge. It has served as a place of worship, academic ceremonies, and community gatherings, reflecting the strong connection between education and spirituality in Cambridge. (Outside visit)



Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: King's College Chapel, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST England

King's College Chapel is an architectural masterpiece and a symbol of Cambridge's rich heritage. Its stunning Gothic design and intricate stained glass windows showcase the craftsmanship of the time, while its role as a place of worship and cultural events contributes to the city's cultural fabric. (Outside visit)



Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: King's College Chapel, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST England

King's College, founded in 1441, is one of the most prestigious and iconic colleges in Cambridge. It has a long-standing academic reputation and has produced renowned scholars and leaders throughout history. Its grandeur and beauty make it a centerpiece of the city's architectural heritage. (Outside visit)



Duration: 10 minutes

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

The Corpus Clock, located at Corpus Christi College, is a modern marvel that blends art and science. Created by inventor John C. Taylor, it symbolizes the passage of time and the pursuit of knowledge, reflecting the innovative spirit that Cambridge is renowned for.



Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St Catharine's College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RL England

St Catharine's College is steeped in history and known for its tranquil beauty. It has provided a nurturing environment for generations of students and continues to contribute to Cambridge's intellectual and cultural heritage. (Outside visit)



Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Corpus Christi College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RH England

Corpus Christi College, founded in 1352, has a rich history and architectural splendor. It represents the enduring traditions and academic excellence that have shaped Cambridge over the centuries, while its beautiful buildings and serene courtyard offer a peaceful retreat in the heart of the city. (Outside visit)



Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Queens' College, Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9ES England

Queens' College has a storied past and is known for its stunning riverside location. Its architectural beauty, including the iconic Mathematical Bridge, showcases the unique charm of Cambridge's historic buildings and their enduring significance in the city's heritage. (Outside visit)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gonville and Caius College, Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TA England

Gonville and Caius College, with its Finella Building, represents Cambridge's intellectual legacy. The college's contributions to academia and its historic architecture highlight the institution's role in advancing knowledge and nurturing future scholars.



Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pembroke College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF England

Pembroke College, founded in 1347, holds a special place in Cambridge's history. Its rich heritage and esteemed alumni, including renowned writers and scientists, reflect the college's enduring commitment to academic excellence and intellectual exploration. (Outside visit)



Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions
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Exclusions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Departure Point

    Market Hill, Cambridge CB2, UK


    Return Details

    Pembroke College, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RF, UK

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    Duration

    2 hours


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