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Walking Tour of Cambridge University With A Graduate Guide

Highlights
  • 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
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Walking Tour of Cambridge University With A Graduate Guide
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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.
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1pm Shared Walking Tour 15:00
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.
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1pm Shared Walking Tour 13:00
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.
From US$22.99
Overview
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 (104)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Very enjoyable and informative tour

We had a tour on Tuesday with Josh. We learnt so many facts from our very knowledgable guide. His public speaking skills are second to none. He was able to answer the multiple questions that were asked and shared his experiences at the University. Would...More

Thank ammersc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Josh is great!

Our tour guide Josh is great! He is very knowledgeable about the history of Cambridge and told us interesting stories that we wouldn’t have known otherwise. He even memorized the Chinese poem written by Xu Zhimo and knew about the context behind it. :)

Thank Hui T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing!

Our tour guide, Josh was amazing. As my English isn't the best I would usually ask my English daughter to translate but didn't have to as Josh was clear and understandable. We got to see every college that is part of cambridge University as well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vacation797659
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fun and very very informative

We love visiting the beautiful cities right here on our doorstep and Cambridge was lovelier than expected. So glad we did the tour even though we thought it might be too touristy but absolutely not. Our guide Joshua, who had studied at Cambridge himself, was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FAygin68
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile
Walking tour of Cambridge

Just completed an outstanding walking tour of Cambridge with a local tour guide called Jess. Incredibly knowledge and presented a fascinating portrait of the history and structure of the collegiate system in Cambridge.

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Sandy C
August 19, 2018|
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Response from CambridgeAlumniTours | 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.
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penshurst33055
April 9, 2018|
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Response from CambridgeAlumniTours | 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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