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Graduate-Guided Cambridge University & City Tour provided by Cambridge Alumni Tours

Graduate-Guided Cambridge University & City Tour

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Founded in 1209, the University of Cambridge ranks among the oldest seats of learning in the world. On this walking tour, follow a guide through Cambridge and see the city from a scholar’s perspective. Visit colleges including Corpus Christi and Trinity, and learn of famous alumni such as C.S.Lewis and John Harvard. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 20 people.
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Cambridge Alumni Tours
Alumni Tours, Blue flag at King’s College on, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, UKWe are at the blue flag at the entrance of King's College on King's Parade.
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    King's College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Great St Mary's Church (Church of England)
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Senate House
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Corpus Clock
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Corpus Christi College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pembroke College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Queens' College
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Mathematical Bridge
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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    King's College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Trinity College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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Cambridge Alumni Tours
Alumni Tours, Blue flag at King’s College on, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, UKWe are at the blue flag at the entrance of King's College on King's Parade.
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Highlights
  • Explore Cambridge and its historic university with your guide
  • Tour local landmarks including Great St. Mary’s Church and the Eagle pub
  • Visit colleges such as Corpus Christi and Trinity, and see Cambridge as the students do
  • Listen as your guide brings 800 years of history to life
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the entrance of King's College, Cambridge, then head onward through the cobbled streets to begin your walking tour. Home to one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious universities, Cambridge is a city where a strong sense of history hangs in the air. With your guide to lead the way, discover top sites of interest such as Great St. Mary’s Church and the Eagle pub, and explore famous colleges that may include Pembroke and Trinity. Hear of famous alumni who have studied and lectured here, including Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking. Hear stories from the hallowed corridors and courtyards dating back through the centuries, and gain insight into 800 years of English history. Along the way, learn how life plays out in the colleges for the university’s many thousands of students and scholars. Then, end your tour in central Cambridge.
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Departure Point
Cambridge Alumni Tours, Alumni Tours, Blue flag at King’s College on, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, UK
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • University of Cambridge graduate or current student-guide
  • Historical Tour & Anecdotes
  • Authentic insight into student-life
  • Entry to Pembroke College and Trinity College Backs (when they are open)
  • Entry/Admission - Pembroke College
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • King's College Chapel entry
  • Entry to colleges not on the itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - King's College
  • Entry/Admission - Great St Mary's Church (Church of England)
  • Entry/Admission - Senate House
  • Entry/Admission - Corpus Christi College
  • Entry/Admission - Queens' College
  • Entry/Admission - Mathematical Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Trinity College
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Cambridge Alumni Tours - Pandemic Health and Safety Policy Your health is our top priority, and we have put special measures in place to keep all guests safe both during and after your activity. Stringent Cleaning - We’ve increased the frequency of disinfecting surfaces and high traffic areas between each tour, and hand sanitizer will be available to all of our guests at our starting points. Social Distancing – We have reduced maximum capacity of our tours by 50%. Guests will stay at a safe 6-foot distance during all points of our walking tour and guests will be seated further apart on our punting tours. We also ensure that all staff members will be wearing the necessary PPE and sanitise between each tour. Wellness Checks - Employees receive daily wellness checks to ensure they are healthy and symptom-free. If you or anyone in your group is experiencing symptoms, we will work directly with you to cancel or reschedule your tour. Please refer to our cancellation terms.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Glenn E wrote a review Yesterday
London, United Kingdom3 contributions
The walking tour was excellent, and Katherine our guide , was both knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Highly recommended. Glenn
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Date of experience: August 2020
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angelaTra76 wrote a review 10 Aug
London, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
Katherine the graduate tour guide was fantastic, friendly, very knowledgeable and engaging! She was thorough and always answered questions. I would highly recommend the tour and this particular tour guide. It didn’t feel like an hour and a half because it was so interesting!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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richjefferson wrote a review 9 Aug
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom6 contributions3 helpful votes
We had Katherine as our guide, who was lovely and very knowledgeable, she spoke very clearly and was open to questions from everyone. A great way to learn a lot about the University and City in a short space of time - perfect for first time visitors like us. We’d come to look
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Ralph G wrote a review 9 Aug
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We had Josh as our tour guide. He was really knowledgable, funny, and brought the tour to life. Would recommend the tour and even better if you get Josh!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Mandy M wrote a review 8 Aug
United Kingdom6 contributions
My friend and I enjoyed our tour with Gong enormously. He was funny and informative. The pace was perfect for us to ask questions and take photographs. We would thoroughly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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About the operator

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By: Cambridge Alumni Tours
DeboleenaD5
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Brilliant guided tour by Cambridge Alumni
An amazing couple of hours spent with tour guide Kathryn, an accomplished alumni from Cambridge Law stream. While a
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LigiaK
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Sore feet, full brains!!
Just finished a tour with Anastasia and would highly recommend it. She really knew her stuff, and we have come away
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Kelly B
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Amazing Activity
So perfect for a group of friends! We all chipped in for a friends birthday and had such a great time being shown a
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sophienorfolk01
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Great Day!
Had a really great time on my punting and walking tour with Cambridge Alumni. Very knowledgeable and fun. Would hig
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Tina B
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Knowledgeable people bringing the city to life
Met up with Chris to do a walking tour of the city and because we were a small group he was pretty flexible and ans
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KevinLee1957
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Brilliant, highly recommended!
Had a fantastic tour with a small group of 4 hosted by Gong who was simply brilliant - highly informative, fun, cha
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Brianandyvonne48
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Excellent experience
We were a party of 10 who met up with Wendy who gave us a very informative tour of the universities. We all thoroug
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Cambridge student tour
HAO was an excellent guide, very happy chappy! Made the tour very informative and his enthusiasm amalgamated the tw
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Miss
Fantastic and informative tour around the colleges, provided by Hao. Hao was incredibly friendly and positive, givi
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202neenar
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Great Tour with an Excellent Guide!
We had a great tour of Cambridge with our lovely guide Clem. She knew so much about the history of the place, the
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eleanorh849
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Private Tour with Chris was awesome !
I did a private tour with Chris and he was fantastic! He was very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. As both an ex
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Maddie B
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So much to learn!
I had a fantastic time on the tour, with tour guide Gong, and learnt a lot about the institution that you wouldn't
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Guided tour with Anastasia
I was fortunate enough to have Anastasia take me for a tour of Cambridge. The experience was amazing and I was extr
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Kevinlee05
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Beautiful day at Cambridge
We had a great tour by khai khai, who was a great guide sharing her knowledge about the college but also her person
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Great experience.
Our tour started well the day before with the guys selling the tickets outside Kings. Rian and his colleague were g
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