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Cambridge
Travel Guide

Cambridge showing heritage architecture, heritage elements and kayaking or canoeing

This picturesque English town is famous for its historic university, medieval architecture, neighborly pubs and eclectic year-round festivals.

Walk in the footsteps of literary greats, inventors and Nobel Prize winners at the English city of Cambridge. Visit a historic university and spot centuries-old architecture. Explore art museums and enjoy a lively performing arts scene. Cruise down a lazy river on a traditional flat-bottomed punt or relax in pristine public parks.

Cambridge’s city center is a compact area of brick and cobblestone streets ideal for exploration on foot. Find galleries, boutiques, pubs and churches along narrow passageways. Visit the 12th-century Round Church, one of the city’s oldest buildings. Climb the medieval staircase to enjoy panoramic views from the tower of Great St. Mary’s Church. Experience the boisterous ambiance of Cambridge’s pubs, such as the 500-year-old Pickerel Inn.

Be inspired at the city’s varied museums. Study art and antiquities from 3000 B.C. to the present at the Fitzwilliam Museum. Admire work by 20th-century artists, such as Alfred Wallis and Joan Miró, at Kettle’s Yard. Discover ancient artifacts at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The Centre for Computing History has vintage computer displays and classic video games.

See what life would be like as a student at Cambridge University. Wander around the grounds of historic colleges, including Kings College and Trinity College. Pause to imagine a time when Isaac Newton and Oliver Cromwell studied here. Take a punting trip on the River Cam for an alternative view of the university. Relax in a flat-bottomed boat as you glide past The Backs, a collection of riverside parks and gardens.

Throughout the summer Cambridge buzzes with open-air cultural events. Be part of festivals dedicated to beer, comedy, literature, music and street performers. Summer in the City is a series of free events held in the glorious city parks.

Cambridge sits in the eastern region of England and is easily accessible via inter-city trains and buses. The city is just a 50-minute train ride from central London. Whether for touristic or academic purposes, a visit to Cambridge is fulfilling in any season.

Clayton Hotel Cambridge formerly known as The Tamburlaine Hotel
Clayton Hotel Cambridge formerly known as The Tamburlaine Hotel
4 out of 5
Station Rd, Cambridge, England
The price is RM789 per night from 5 Jul to 5 Jul
Situated in Cambridge, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge and Cambridge Arts Theatre. St Catharine's ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (769 reviews)
Worthy of 5 stars
"Blown away by this hotel, should be 5 stars not 4 Only gripe is the hotel media system doesn’t like Apple devices so we couldn’t use Netflix"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2021

Clayton Hotel Cambridge formerly known as The Tamburlaine Hotel
Gonville Hotel
Gonville Hotel
4 out of 5
Gonville Place, Cambridge, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM974 per night from 4 Jul to 4 Jul
Located in Cambridge City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Our Lady and the English Martyrs, University of Cambridge, and Anglia ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (870 reviews)
"The property was very close to the restaurants and bars that I had planned to attend and was central to other Cambridge amenties. I was a little frustrated to find that the hotel car park was full on arrival, despite the fact that I arrived mid afternoon, and I had to park in the NCP car park nearby. ..."

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2021

Gonville Hotel
University Arms, Autograph Collection
University Arms, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
Regent Street, Cambridge, England
The price is RM920 per night from 11 Jul to 11 Jul
Located in Cambridge City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Parker's Piece, University of Cambridge, and Cambridge Corn Exchange. ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (194 reviews)
Lovely stay close to the city centre
"Lovely hotel so convenient for the centre of beautiful Cambridge. Had a small issue with the room which was resolved expeditiously with apologies. Breakfast was a little disappointing, the bread for the toast tasted stale and the hot food was only luke warm. There were few enough guests to do table ..."

Reviewed on 21 Dec 2020

University Arms, Autograph Collection
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
KVM - Highclere House
KVM - Highclere House
4 out of 5
Situated in Peterborough, this holiday home is within 3 miles (5 km) of East of England Showground, Crown Lakes Country Park and Thorpe Wood Golf Course. Longthorpe ...
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
"All good except the front door step unsafe, the wind took one of the fence panels and the wheelie bins so couldn’t do rubbish and a man turned up to fix the taps but we refused entry as we had no notification or expectation of visit."

Reviewed on 9 Feb 2020

KVM - Highclere House
KVM Whitebeam House
KVM Whitebeam House
4 out of 5
Situated in Peterborough, this holiday home is within 3 miles (5 km) of East of England Showground, Crown Lakes Country Park and Thorpe Wood Golf Course. Longthorpe ...
KVM Whitebeam House
KVM - Peacock Apartment
KVM - Peacock Apartment
3.5 out of 5
Situated in Peterborough, this apartment building is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Peterborough Cathedral and within 3 miles (5 km) of Peterborough Greyhound Stadium ...
3/5 (1 review)
Mainly good but......
"The actual apartment was clean, comfortable and serviceable. It is in a block with more permanent residents who do not have the same standards of cleanliness. Post box junk mail emptied on the entrance floor. Nappy wipe dropped at the front door. Smell of old cooking and smoking coming from other ..."

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2020

KVM - Peacock Apartment
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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