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Grantchester Village

Cambridge CB2 4AG, England
+44 1223 322640
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Small pretty village

A typical country village with one main road through it. Beautiful postcard cottages, lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chatham, United Kingdom
Nobel Prize winners.

I decided to take a walk from Cambridge to here this afternoon after it was brought to my attention... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Located a short distance from the center of Cambridge, this historic and picturesque village features a magnificent medieval church, quaint thatched cottages and a pool where Lord Byron used to swim.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cambridge CB2 4AG, England
+44 1223 322640
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A typical country village with one main road through it. Beautiful postcard cottages, lovely gardens, a few shops, several pubs/restaurants and the meadows with a footpath to Cambridge. There is a new Cambridge gin distillery in the village but we didn't get chance to look...More

Thank Steve6244
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to take a walk from Cambridge to here this afternoon after it was brought to my attention that Grantchester is said to have the world's highest concentration of Nobel Prize winners, most of these presumably being current or retired academics from the nearby...More

Thank Ultron-8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to visit. Very pretty. Not sure whether any of the pubs have accommodation but had a pleasant lunch at the interesting Tea Rooms.

Thank Eve D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked around the village which is quite small but enchanting. Ate at the Red Lion which appears to be very popular with the locals as it was busy on Sunday afternoon, so reservations are highly recommended.Beautiful footpaths everywhere that take you to idealiyc meadows at...More

Thank 940audreyb
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went to Grantchester to see where tv series is filmed. The Church was open to the public and there was a very informative leaflet available in the church. Several really nice pubs in the village and a lot of beautiful traditional thatched cottages. Wander down...More

Thank cumbriatourist
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We spent a few enjoyable hours strolling around Grantchester, the essence of an English village. Well kept properties, many thatched and 3 good looking pubs, plus The Orchard cafe, once home to Rupert Brooke. A visit to the Church of St Andrew and St Mary...More

Thank 446MikeE446
Reviewed 9 September 2017

walked from the tourist information center in Cambridge to Grantchester says 2 miles but more like 2 and a half also if frightened of cattle don't go this way as they graze in the fields went into the church and around the churchyard lovely small...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 1 September 2017

What a wonderful Village, no shops but Three Pubs, a Restaurant and a Tea rooms. Lovely Church and Friendly Locals

Thank Travellers_W0rldwide
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The little village of Grantchester is very pretty and for those who follow the TV series "Grandchester", it is a must. The church is lovely. The best way to visit is by walking from Cambridge along the river and paths.

1  Thank Eveaparis
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Lovely village made even more famous by the TV series of the same name. Many locations can be recognised from the series. Tip- enjoy a relaxing "nice cup of tea" at the Orchard- yes, it is in an orchard, falling apples and deckchairs Abound!

Thank andreamacleod22
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Jane G
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Response from Newtontj | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can , either a punt, a canoe or rowing boat, from Scudamores in Newnham , make sure you are taking a boat on the Upper River,its about a 45 minute journey by punt and absolutely beautiful, stop for a swim or a picnic... More