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Walking Tour of Cambridge University

From US$22.88
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
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Walking Tour of Cambridge University
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1pm Shared Walking TourMost Popular
For 90 minutes our guides will take you on an enthralling journey through time as we recount to you the colourful story of Cambridge and its famous university.
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3pm Shared Walking Tour
Experience one of the worlds most famous universities with a 1.5-hour walking tour of the prestigious Cambridge University. Follow your guide, a Cambridge University student.
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Overview
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.
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 including Caius, Clare, St. Catherine’s, and Trinity Hall.

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.
Reviews (95)
1 - 5 of 55 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
I'm here to admire the history and those scientists

I chose this 90 mins walking tour over the panting tour because it was longer and so I can have a better chance of talking to the tour guide. Our guide Catherine is quite a knowledgeable postgraduate student, she knows her stuff well, and introduced...More

Thank chasiu_buns
Reviewed 2 days ago
Informative and interesting

I have a half day trip in Cambridge and this walking tour provided some history of the university. The trip doesn't include access to the king's college, and many colleges were not open to visitors. The tour was great and interesting though. If you have...More

Thank AmyChiu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Entertaining, personal and informative

While in Cambridge, we took the 90 minute walking tour with PhD student Jay. It was a highly enjoyable experience that showed us around all of the university's sights. We were even able to walk around inside the grounds of a college! We were a...More

1  Thank Nayah T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Informative, interesting and fun

We did the 90 minute shared walking tour with Paula. The group was quite small and Paula started by asking us all a little about ourselves. She took us to some of the universities and surrounding areas including places we would not otherwise have known...More

Thank Experience660796
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great way to see the colleges and learn about the history

I booked to be part of a group tour, but turned out to be the only one, and so it was a private tour! Esther, a student from Italy, was knowledgeable and personable. Because it was just the two of us we were able to...More

Thank Bob F
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Sandy C
19 August 2018|
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Response from adamdanielschumacher | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, we aim to enter inside Pembroke and the back half of Trinity college (depending on availability) on our 1 pm and 3 pm walking tour.
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penshurst33055
10 April 2018|
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Response from adamdanielschumacher | Property representative |
Hello, You can easily buy your Kings college chapel ticket at the entrance of the college before or after your tour with us. Best regards, Adam.
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