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Cambridge: Places and People Walking Tour

Activity provider: Cambridge Tour Guides

Cambridge: Places and People Walking Tour

Activity provider: Cambridge Tour Guides

From US$ 147.19 per group up to 20

Enjoy a 1.5 hour walking tour of historic Cambridge and see all of the key sights in the historic heart of Cambridge. Learn about the many famous people that have lived and worked in Cambridge.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • See famous old colleges such as Trinity, St John's, KIng's and Caius
  • Visit the site of the Old Cavendish laboratory, where 29 Nobel prizes were won.
  • Visit the 16th century Eagle Pub where airmen used to gather in WWII
  • 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
Full description
Enjoy a tour that will show you all of the key sights in the historic heart of Cambridge. See and learn about some of the famous colleges, such as Trinity, St John's, King's, Gonville and Caius and Corpus Christi. Visit the world-renowned Old Cavendish Laboratory where the electron, the proton, the neutron, and the structure of DNA were discovered. Along the way, 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. 
Includes
  • Cost of the guide
  • College entry fees

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Meeting point

Outside The Cambridge Gift Shop

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Important information

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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Overall rating

5 /5

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December 30, 2018

We went on a tour of Famous People and Places in Cambridge with the lovely and very knowledgeable Pamela. It woke up our teenagers, who could recognize themes from both school and popular culture, right in the middle of this historic city. Highly recommended!

October 26, 2021

Product ID: 89069