Best things to do and see in Cambridge
Cambridge is one of the most famous university cities in the United Kingdom (and one of the oldest, along with Oxford) as well as the County Town of Cambridgeshire County. It is located an hour from London and the Cam River is where this city gets its name, (Cam River Bridge.) The prestigious Cambridge University is one of the main attractions in this quaint English city, and the chapel of the King’s College and the Cambridge Library are among the most popular and iconic buildings on the famous campus.
If you are thinking about what to see in Cambridge, a guided free walking tour with a local who knows the city well is a great idea to help you get to visit the most emblematic spots to get the most out of your trip to this English city. Some of the most popular stops for tourists are places like the University Botanical Gardens, The Backs, The Mathematical Bridge, Kettle’s Yard Art Gallery, The Church of Saint Mary the Great, the 25-acre Parker’s Piece Park, or the different parks at Trinity College; South and North Paddock, or take a boat, (punts) and row the Cam River. What’s more, you can also visit the amazing museums of Cambridge like, the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Archeological and Anthropological Museums, the University Zoology Museum, or Sedgwick’s Museum of Earth Sciences.
You’ll be able to visit all these iconic landmarks depending on the free walking tour in Cambridge you choose. Take a look online at the different tours available in the morning, afternoon, and evening and then you can read other walkers’ opinions and reviews on the tour guides and the routes they chose. This way you can find the best tour to suit your interests and your schedule. Other cities in the U.K. that might be of interest to you with this type of free walking tour are Brighton, Liss, and Edinburgh.
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