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So lovely.

We were lucky enough to be able to have a stroll around here the day before the Tour de France when... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2014
A bit off the beaten track but well worth a detour

College buildings in spacious grounds, approached by the famous chimney (cheminee, walled walk... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2013
Loughton, United Kingdom
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One of the colleges of Cambridge University that was built on the site of a 12th-century nunnery, and which today features spacious grounds and a pretty 16th-century cloister court.
Jesus Ln., Cambridge CB5 8BL, England
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

We were lucky enough to be able to have a stroll around here the day before the Tour de France when many others were closed to the general public. It was very peaceful and the gardens are beautifully tended. We also had a very brief...More

1  Thank Mr_Stage
Reviewed 9 September 2013

College buildings in spacious grounds, approached by the famous chimney (cheminee, walled walk) from Jesus Lane. Away from most other colleges but opposite All Saints church (qv). mellow stone, expansive lawns, and for some reason, an old US fire engine in one of the quads....More

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Reviewed 22 March 2013

The college with its courtyards, halls and gardens is amazing. Add a formal dinner with excellent food and great service, and there is nothing to complaint about. I'll definitely go again when a chance appears!

1  Thank vaclean
Reviewed 27 January 2013 via mobile

Grand dinner held here was disappointing although surroundings were as with all Cambridge colleges magnificent. Starters good both vegetables and meat eaters. Mains dreadful. Vege too busy and tasteless. Beef that really should have been tender took ages to saw and managed to quieter our...More

2  Thank angiejess
Reviewed 4 January 2013

A pleasure to be able to walk around this old college. The buildings are from different periods and the new ones are blending in very nicely. The location next to Jesus green and Midsummer commons is nice.

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Reviewed 20 December 2012

My first visit was on a Thursday night for a formal dinner that I had to attend. Behind the garden walls you can find yourself wondering through a complete maze of passages between courtyards. Definitely this college has a certain enchanting something that makes you...More

2  Thank trip_architect
Reviewed 13 April 2012

The college and grounds are beautiful.The chapel and cloisters are well worth a visit,very atmospheric.

1  Thank SusanandSteveTrips
Reviewed 22 August 2005

If visiting Cambridge, Jesus College is worth a look. Starting at the top (North) of the Trinity/St Johns complex, where the two streets meet, go South a few yards on the Eastmost of the 2 Streets, then (at Sainsbury's) turn East onto Jesus Lane for...More

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