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Walking Tour of Cambridge University

From US$23.40
  • Explore Cambridge and its historic university with your guide
  • Tour local landmarks including Great St. Mary’s Church and the Eagle pub
  • Visit colleges such as Corpus Christi and Trinity, and see Cambridge as the students do
Walking Tour of Cambridge University
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1pm Shared Walking TourMost Popular
For 90 minutes our guides will take you on an enthralling journey through time as we recount to you the colourful story of Cambridge and its famous university.
3pm Shared Walking Tour
Experience one of the worlds most famous universities with a 1.5-hour walking tour of the prestigious Cambridge University. Follow your guide, a Cambridge University student.
Founded in 1209, the University of Cambridge ranks among the oldest seats of learning in the world. On this walking tour, follow a guide through Cambridge and see the city from a scholar’s perspective. Visit colleges including Corpus Christi and Trinity, and learn of famous alumni such as C.S.Lewis and John Harvard. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 20 people.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the entrance of King's College, Cambridge, then head onward through the cobbled streets to begin your walking tour. Home to one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious universities, Cambridge is a city where a strong sense of history hangs in the air.

With your guide to lead the way, discover top sites of interest such as Great St. Mary’s Church and the Eagle pub, and explore famous colleges including Caius, Clare, St. Catherine’s, and Trinity Hall.

Hear of famous alumni who have studied and lectured here, including Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking. Hear stories from the hallowed corridors and courtyards dating back through the centuries, and gain insight into 800 years of English history.

Along the way, learn how life plays out in the colleges for the university’s many thousands of students and scholars. Then, end your tour in central Cambridge.
Reviews (89)
1 - 5 of 49 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
pouring rain

We did this tour in continual torrential rain but we still enjoyed it mainly through the enthusiasm and knowledge of our guide Emily. Poor Emily she was soaked to the skin as we were, but she never lost her enthusiasm and humour and we certainly...More

Thank fussys0d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A Lovely hour and a half

I had a great and very informative time about the life and buildings of Cambridge town and university lead by Sarah a very very good guide.

1  Thank GrandTour823577
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic tour!!

Our guide (an alum from Clare college....Jess, maybe?) was extremely knowledgeable and shared many interesting stories. She also made a point to ask about each of us in the group & connect with us as well. It was the most fun! I couldn’t believe it...More

1  Thank Courtney C
Reviewed 1 week ago
Thank you so much Paula!!

The highlight of my first visut to Cambridge was our walking tour with Paula. We took the 1pm tour and were treated to an exclusive insight into the colleges, the traditions and student life at the university. Paula, our guide ,was very kind and immensely...More

Thank Natasharowan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Sarah is the best!

We had 3pm tour with Sarah, who was by far the highlight of our trip to Cambridge. Fantastic 90 minute walk with glimpses of several colleges and many historical facts/anecdotes along the way. Sarah is incredibly knowledgeable and also a lot of fun—she made Cambridge...More

1  Thank Abigail M
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Sandy C
August 19, 2018|
Response from Adam S | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, we aim to enter inside Pembroke and the back half of Trinity college (depending on availability) on our 1 pm and 3 pm walking tour.
April 9, 2018|
Response from Adam S | Property representative |
Hello, You can easily buy your Kings college chapel ticket at the entrance of the college before or after your tour with us. Best regards, Adam.
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