Cambridge: 1.5-Hour Places & People Walking Tour

Cambridge: 1.5-Hour Places & People Walking Tour

From $155.11 per group up to 5

Take a 90 minute walking tour of historic Cambridge and learn about the places and people that made the city famous. Visit one of the old colleges such as Queens' or Pembroke and also see several colleges from the outside, plus other famous buildings.

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  • Visit a medieval college such as Queens', Pembroke or St John's
  • See the world-famous Cavendish Laboratory and hear about its 29 Nobel Prize winners
  • Enjoy a tour of the 16th-century Eagle Pub and see the bar where young airmen wrote their squadron numbers on the ceiling during World War II
  • Marvel at the grandeur of King's College Chapel, which has become the symbol of Cambridge
  • Visit St. Bene't's Church, which dates from the 11th-century and is the oldest church in the county
  • Hear about one or two ghosts that are said to haunt the ancient buildings
Full description
Take a walking tour that will make the ancient streets and buildings of Cambride come alive. See some of the famous colleges where famous (and infamous) people worked and lived. Visit the world-renowned Old Cavendish Laboratory where the electron, the proton, the neutron and the sturcture of DNA were discovered. Enjoy a visit to Pembroke College where many famous names from literature, TV and film spent their formative years.  Along the way, you will visit some of Cambridge's historic churches, such as St. Bene't's which dates from the early 11th-century. Its Saxon origins make it the oldest church in the county of Cambridgeshire. You will also see the majestic King's College Chapel which took over 100 years to build.  This tour is ideal for people who have a tight schedule but who want to see the best of Cambridge and get a feel for this historic center. This fun and informative tour is led by one of the experienced Cambridge Green Badge guides. It is a private tour, entirely for you and will be geared to your pace and interests. 
  • Cost of the guide
  • Entry fees for the colleges
  • Fees vary from college to college
  • King's charge £9 per person to visit their world-famous Chapel
  • Queens' charge £3 per person
  • Pembroke is free
  • College entry fees can be paid on the day by cash or card
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Outside the Tourist Information Center on Peas Hill, just off the central market place.

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Know before you go

  • Some of the Cambridge streets are cobbled and some surfaces are uneven so comfortable shoes are advisable
  • You will be contacted after your booking to agree upon a time and a meeting place
  • Cambridge Green Badge Guides are expected to work with a maximum group size of 20
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