Welcome to the ultimate guide to Cambridge attractions where we’ll be covering some of the top sights to see and things to do in and around Cambridge city. We’ll be covering famous attractions such as Cambridge River Cam, as well as historic Cambridge Hotspots such as St Mary’s Church. We are here to help you get the most out of the vibrant city, let’s get started.
First up we have the Botanic Gardens in Cambridge, a beautiful location in Cambridge full of stunning plants and gorgeous wildlife. At the Cambridge Botanic Gardens you can explore tropical glasshouses, as well as many different plants and flowers. In addition, you can learn all about the plants that grow and develop your artistry skills too.
Punt down the River Cam
Next on our list of Cambridge Attractions is punting down the River Cam. This is a great way to experience the sites of Cambridge, including the stunning and unique views of the Cambridges colleges. In addition, you can spend the day relaxing on the river whilst enjoying a picnic with your friends and family. An ideal way to spend a beautiful summer’s day.
Another Cambridge attraction is the iconic bikes, allowing you to explore the city on wheels. There are many scenic bike routes which you can follow, from Cambridge to Water beach and many more stunning locations in and around the city. This attraction is great fun and has an added plus of getting you to where you want to be faster.
King’s College Chapel
The King’s College chapel is a superb Cambridge attraction, located in the heart of Cambridge. It’s a popular tourist hotspot, containing stunning Gothic architecture in and around the building. In addition, the King’s College is aired on the BBC for its iconic carol service and the festival of Nine Lessons.
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Next on our list is The Fitzwilliam Museum, an art and antiques museum located at the University of Cambridge. The building is stunning, a unique museum where you’ll find historic artwork such as the Extraordinary Universe of Peter Apian as well as gorgeous ancient Egypt displays.
Cambridge Market Stalls
Cambridge Market Stalls is a fantastic market located on Market Hill in Cambridge. When visiting these stalls you can explore an array of foods including fresh fruit and veg as well as Cambridge University clothing and souvenirs stalls. These stalls are constantly changing so you’ll most likely find something new and extraordinary every time you visit!
St Mary’s Church
Next on our list is the gorgeous St Mary’s Church, one of the most iconic architectural buildings in the city. This church is a Church of England as well as a University Church, in the heart of Cambridge. You can explore the grounds and even head up to the top of the church where you’ll find panoramic views of Cambridge city.
The Mathematical Bridge in Cambridge is a unique bridge which crosses over only a short distance of land, attaching over to one of the oldest buildings on Cambridge riverside. The bridge is built of straight line timbers however, is seen as a curved bridge, an intriguing attraction to check out.
Centre for Computing History
Last but not least is the interesting museum centre of computer science in Cambridge. This computing centre includes a range of fascinating computing displays, exhibitions as well as educational workshops and the chance to learn all about computing for all ages. It’s a great place for a family filled day out.
Overview of Cambridge Attractions
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