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[New Tour!] An Insider's Look at Cambridge - Free Walking Tour

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English
Guru: Logan
Registered on April 28, 2023

Hi Walkers! My name is Logan, and I would be delighted to take you on a tour of Cambridge, my UK hometown! I currently study Politics and International Relations at Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge. After being a student here in Cambridge for two years, I have first-hand knowledge and experience of college and university life that I would love to share with you. If you would like to hear what Cambridge life is like from a student perspective, I look forward to meeting you on one of my tours!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Have you ever wondered what it's really like to study at the University of Cambridge? Then come along to hear a first-hand account of Cambridge from a current student! After studying at Cambridge for the past two years, I have knowledge of the University personally, and so my tour goes beyond the history books and delves into the life of a current student.

What is a supervision like? Does everyone live in the library? Do Cambridge students have a personality? Is Cambridge really just Hogwarts? Why do we wear weird gowns and speak Latin? I'll answer these questions and more, all from a student's perspective. 

Join me for a roughly two-hour stroll around central Cambridge, with tales of student life and a scattering of the exciting bits of Cambridge's rich and long history.

My tours are flexible and subject to change, but will typically cover:

  • St John's College
  • Trinity College
  • Gonville & Caius College
  • The River Cam
  • King's Backs
  • Queen's College
  • Silver Street Punt Pool
  • Corpus Christi College & Clock
  • St Catherine's College
  • King's College
  • Senate House & University Old Schools
  • Great St Mary's Church
  • Market Square


Unfortunately we are unable to enter the college grounds, as the colleges have unpredictable visitor hours, are often closed to tourists, and have varying costs of admission. However, I highly recommend returning to colleges which are open for tourists after the tour. I would be more than happy to advise you how to do this.

My tour will be guided by what you would like to know, so expect some questions asked of you. I'm not a lecturer, so my tour will be as interactive as you wish!
I look forward to meeting you on one of my tours!

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  • Meeting point:
    17 St Johns St, Cambridge CB2 1TP, UK
    17 St Johns St, Cambridge CB2 1TP, UK
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    I will be in the courtyard in front of The Round Church, on the corner of Bridge Street and Round Church Street. You can spot me easily by looking for a dark green Patagonia cap.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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4.92
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5.0
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5.0
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4.92
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Sharna 13 Feb 2024
London

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
Amazing tour! Logan really went above and beyond to give us an amazing experience!
Ines 05 Feb 2024
Edinburgh

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
It was disappointing to get a cancellation 1h before the tour was meant to start. The guide was sick which I understand but it was disappointing to not have another guide....It ruined the day as we didn't manage to get another tour booked due to the short notice of the cancellation and we only had that day in Cambridge. Won't recommend getting this company as they don't offer a backup plan or another tour/guide.
Sophie 29 Jan 2024
Ipswich

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2024
Excellent walking tour. It felt like walking with a friend! Thank you Logan for such an insightful and interesting experience
Marcia 04 Dec 2023
Birmingham

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Travelled in group - Dec 2023
We really enjoyed the tour of Cambridge and hearing about the oldest colleges and some of the traditions from a students perspective
Peter 02 Nov 2023
Hemel Hempstead

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Travelled in group - Oct 2023
Logan was very informative and gave us a good insight into the life of a student living and learning in Cambridge. I was surprised by how much he knew about the various colleges and institutions.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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Only cash payment is accepted.
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