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St. John's College

St. John's St., Cambridge CB2 1TP, England
+44 1223 338600
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Outstanding afternoon

A fantastic campus in Cambridge. St. John's takes your breath away and takes you in with its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark W
Bedford, United Kingdom
Lovely Afternoon

What can I say - we fell in love with the campus of St John's College! We had a beautiful, sunny... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Founded in 1511 from the estate of Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII, this Cambridge college features a gatehouse whose exterior is beautifully carved and painted.
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St. John's St., Cambridge CB2 1TP, England
+44 1223 338600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic campus in Cambridge. St. John's takes your breath away and takes you in with its outstanding architecture. Fully recommended if you are in Cambridge.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say - we fell in love with the campus of St John's College! We had a beautiful, sunny day to walk and explore the grounds, beautiful flower gardens, extensive architectural details and of course the gorgeous Bridge of Sighs. We followed up...More

Thank nowpacking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many of the attractions in Cambridge are on the expensive side.However this college located in the centre is extremely good value ,especially at concession rate (£5). Although some areas are undergoing repair there is plenty to see and admire.A free map with information is helpful...More

Thank klammer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I suppose it would be wrong not visit a university when touring Cambridge. This one seemed to tick most boxes for you to experience some history, ambience of the life the students have, nice grounds and a great view from them. Worth the £10 entry...More

Thank moonmonkeycrew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The magnificent gateway promises much but the courtyards are a strange mixture of architectural styles. Disappointingly the nave and choir in the huge chapel are fenced off and only viewed through iron gates. However, the route finishes at the magnificent Bridge of Sighs over the...More

Thank DRW44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You may not be aware of this, but over the summer many of the colleges in Cambridge open their doors and make their student halls available to stay. Now, if, like me, you have mixed memories of student halls of residence, you may feel wary...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During student holidays, you can stay overnight at the colleges. This one is particularly good and they provide an excellent breakfast.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Down here on short break just picking out places to see and visit well worth seeing so nice and well worth the value

Thank WalsallIan
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stayed in student accomodation which was spotless and had two single beds a kitchen and bathroom. One of the beds was in a room that doubled as a lounge which was no problem. We were there on a bed and breakfast rate and each...More

1  Thank R9714NFclaireb
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is one of Cambridge's most stunning Colleges. The entry was £10 for an adult and £5 for a student. You cant go in all the parts of the college but it is very well sign posted. It was a sunny day and loads of...More

1  Thank Hottentotsgot
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11 May 2016|
Response from Albia-Newton | Reviewed this property |
The college is open most weekdays - although when accademic events are taking place no visitors are allowed. You can buy entry tickets at the front gate - and visit the main sights within the college. If you look at the... More