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Midsummer Common

Victoria Avenue, Cambridge CB5 8DR, England
+44 1223 322640
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Strawberry Fair!

This is to review the park area but only for the first weekend of June, which is the time for... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
D L
via mobile
Pleasant Green Space

I have visited the common multiple times over the years, first seeing it during a Strawberry Fair... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
padreray
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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Open grassland area that hosts a number of events including the Midsummer Fair, which dates back to the 13th century, the annual Strawberry Fair, fireworks on Guy Fawkes' Night and touring circuses.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average38%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
7 Apr 2017
“Pleasant Green Space”
31 Mar 2017
“Midsummer Common”
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Victoria Avenue, Cambridge CB5 8DR, England
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+44 1223 322640
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is to review the park area but only for the first weekend of June, which is the time for Strawberry Fair. Most parks in Cambridge have toilets that require at least 20p so make sure you take change out with you for a day...More

Thank D L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I have visited the common multiple times over the years, first seeing it during a Strawberry Fair in the 90s. It is a pleasant green sace, though not as manacured as some other greens in the city. It does provide some fresh air, and a...More

Thank padreray
Reviewed 31 March 2017

As host of the annual midsummer fair this is one of the more 'wild' open spaces in Cambridge which i thinks adds to its charm with longer grass and less crowds than the more neatly kept open spaces. The riverside path is very popular with...More

Thank Stardawntravel
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Midsummer Common provides a lovely walk. You can walk along the river and see the boats. Midsummer Common is usually the least busy common, in Cambridge city centre.

Thank ATTACKHAMMER
Reviewed 5 April 2016

From fairs, to fishing, joggers, boats and a cold beer. Mid summer common has it all, or just a big area to play in.

Thank CLIVE P
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

There are quite a few green spaces in Cambridge and most of them are beautiful, this one included, though I'd rate others above it. It's still a nice place to sit and relax, specially in the summer

Thank gumchewingfreak
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Even though this is one of the lesser well kept green spaces in Cambridge, holding both the Strawberry Fair and Beer Festival make this a great little spot away from the busier central side of Cambridge.

Thank Ric Z
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Midsummer Common covers a large area of land in the centre of Cambridge. it is use for cattle, fun fairs, firework displays, the occasional circus in fact it has many use's, it is also near to the river Cam so there so you can enjoy...More

1  Thank Carol M
Reviewed 10 September 2015

What more can I say other than its a common! I wouldn't suggest that anybody goes out of their way to visit here, other than if they feel the need to go to the on-site loo's.

Thank DeeGee1646
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is the site of the Strawberry Fair and the fun fair as well. As such it does tend to attract scallywags and skulking packs of teenagers to be honest. It is in a nice central location and near the river, but there are definitely...More

Thank otolith
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