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Walking Tour of Cambridge University

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
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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.
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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.
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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 (98)
1 - 5 of 58 reviews
Reviewed yesterday 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.

Thank Pauljhb1
Reviewed 1 week ago
Bought Cambridge University to life

I have been on many walking tours but this one was special because the person guiding it (a friendly lady with an Aussie accent who was called Clem I think) was a current PHD student at the University. This meant that she was able to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LifeOfRileeee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A very good tour with a lot of background historical information

Informal walking tours are always good value for money and I always seek them out when visiting a new city. And as Cambridge has a lot going on and 800+ years of history something of a necessity. The walking tour here is particularly good because...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hanham V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
I'm here to admire the history and those scientists

I chose this 90 mins walking tour over the panting tour because it was longer and so I can have a better chance of talking to the tour guide. Our guide Catherine is quite a knowledgeable postgraduate student, she knows her stuff well, and introduced...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chasiu_buns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Informative and interesting

I have a half day trip in Cambridge and this walking tour provided some history of the university. The trip doesn't include access to the king's college, and many colleges were not open to visitors. The tour was great and interesting though. If you have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AmyChiu
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Sandy C
19 August 2018|
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Response from adamdanielschumacher | 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
10 April 2018|
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Response from adamdanielschumacher | 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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