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Pembroke College

Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
+44 1223 338100
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Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which features a chapel that was the debut commission of architect Christopher Wren in 1665.
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Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
+44 1223 338100
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Uau!!! Another incredible college site in Cambridge! From outside one can not tell or imagine how incredibly beautiful and special this place is! Worth the visit!

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We stumbled onto this Cambridge College on our walk around town. One of the free colleges that you can go in and browse around. A couple things made this experience a real treat! First, since classes were in session, it was very quiet in the...More

1  Thank pasowine
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is one of the smaller colleges but with a lovely chapel and gardens well worth a visit as part of a walking tour of the city centre

Thank Ges R
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful college, spacious and lovely gardens and buildings inside the college grounds. Amazing place to visit and a lovely chapel as well.

Thank Soponwit W
Reviewed 30 September 2017

A small group of us visited Pembroke College as a bonus as we were on a Cambridge tour hosted by the Masters wife who is an extremely knowledgeable Cambridge guide and gave us many personal insights both about Pembroke itself, with its imposing courtyards and...More

1  Thank sheilallan
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We went for a wedding at the chapel, blessed to be there. The photos indicate the handiwork of pupils past who no doubt got 6 of the best for damaging the pews, but now? Well to be seating where someone sat as a bot in...More

Thank john w
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Look up any list of Pembroke alumni and the satirist Peter Cook and the comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor feature in the top three. Perhaps we line to remember those who make us laugh than politicians such as the conservative Home Secretary Rab Butler or the Israeli...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely chapel designed by Christopher Wren with a fabulous plaster ceiling. Buildings in this college are really old and lovely to look at. Poignant memorial to their dead of WW1 with crosses placed on the centenary of their date of death. Best thing was that...More

1  Thank sen862017
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We visited a week ago so the college was very peaceful as the students have not arrived for the new term. Very well kept grounds and it was lovely to see the old buildings. Had a look in the chapel and as we had a...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This hard to find cafe is a quirky gem. It only offers baguettes and salads with drinks but is located deep within one of Cambridge's oldest colleges. The atmosphere just drips with the feel of an ancient learning base with views across the entrance area...More

Thank Tony B
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