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Pembroke College

Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
+44 1223 338100
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Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which features a chapel that was the debut commission of architect Christopher Wren in 1665.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small group of us visited Pembroke College as a bonus as we were on a Cambridge tour hosted by the Masters wife who is an extremely knowledgeable Cambridge guide and gave us many personal insights both about Pembroke itself, with its imposing courtyards and...More

Thank sheilallan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a wedding at the chapel, blessed to be there. The photos indicate the handiwork of pupils past who no doubt got 6 of the best for damaging the pews, but now? Well to be seating where someone sat as a bot in...More

Thank john w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Look up any list of Pembroke alumni and the satirist Peter Cook and the comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor feature in the top three. Perhaps we line to remember those who make us laugh than politicians such as the conservative Home Secretary Rab Butler or the Israeli...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely chapel designed by Christopher Wren with a fabulous plaster ceiling. Buildings in this college are really old and lovely to look at. Poignant memorial to their dead of WW1 with crosses placed on the centenary of their date of death. Best thing was that...More

Thank sen862017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited a week ago so the college was very peaceful as the students have not arrived for the new term. Very well kept grounds and it was lovely to see the old buildings. Had a look in the chapel and as we had a...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This hard to find cafe is a quirky gem. It only offers baguettes and salads with drinks but is located deep within one of Cambridge's oldest colleges. The atmosphere just drips with the feel of an ancient learning base with views across the entrance area...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Pembroke College, founded in 1347, is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges. The building is very beautiful with vast lawns. One who matriculates from here, becomes a Member of the College for life. Visitors to this college are allowed to walk round the grounds...More

Thank ranjanapathak
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Almost every building in centre of Cambridge is worth a visit. You can barely see it all in a day. I have highlighted a few of the best.

Thank Della A
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is the 3rd oldest college that was founded in 1347 and is located just past Silver Street in the center of Cambridge. It's one of the larger colleges and the one with the oldest Gatehouse from the 14th C. leading to the Old Court...More

1  Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 5 June 2017

My old college so maybe I am biased. I thought this was a great place to visit. One of the first colleges we came across on our walk into town from the station. No entrance fee and a grand cross-sectio of the kinds of eclectic...More

1  Thank Stephenbkk20156
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