Experience
experience

Day Trip to Cambridge

London

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8 hours | from £130.50 pp
Just a short train ride from the hustle and bustle of London is the serenity of Cambridge, the world-famous university city which is steeped in history, culture and academia. Relax on its leisurely lawns, punt lazily along the River Cam and stroll through the grounds of its stunning university buildings. As well as visiting the university which is renowned for having educated some of the world’s great minds, discover the charm and culture of this remarkable city with a like-minded local by your side. Explore the enchanting architecture of the university's famous King’s College Chapel and the Bridge of Sighs, browse the charming market and walk along its meandering waterway, as well as enjoying a traditional British pub lunch and discovering the spots which make the city so special for its locals.
8 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised
Walking + public transport

What you'll do

Join a like-minded local and take the train from London to the esteemed university city of Cambridge where you can explore its charming cobbled streets, soak up its academia and rich culture, drift lazily along the River Cam and see the stunning architecture of its world-famous university buildings. Read more +

Explore some of the Cambridge University buildings and sights which are open to the public, like the Bridge of Sighs, an ornate covered stone bridge which Third Court at St John’s College Cambridge with the New Court, and the impressive Gothic architecture and stained glass of King’s College Chapel. 

Stroll along The Backs, a picturesque path which follows the River Cam past the manicured lawns of the university, its college buildings and bridges.

Pay homage to Cambridge’s iconic attractions which are steeped in history, like the Trinity College Library where you’ll find an original manuscript of Winnie the Pooh and Newton’s “Principia Mathematica” on display, the gold Corpus Clock and Corpus Christi College and the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens. 

When you feel like stopping for lunch, your local will take you to an authentic pub British pub, where you can enjoy Great British classics and a pint of real ale, or maybe you’d prefer to head to one of the city’s cafes where locally grown produce is served. 

After lunch, punt along the River Cam in one of the city’s iconic boats, lazily taking in the scenery and spotting Byron’s Pools. 

Before you return to London, you’ll be able to discover that there’s more to the city than its historic university and culture of academia - browse its charming market, visit a contemporary art gallery or the Fitzwilliam Museum, an incredible collection of art and antiquities.

 

What's Included

* Private and personalised experience
* 8 hours with a Local Host
* Return train ticket to Cambridge
* Walking experience once at destination  
* Local advice, knowledge and insights

 

What's Not Included

* Your food and drinks
* Tickets to any attractions 
* Transportation costs other than the ones included in the experience
* Gratuities (optional)

 

Meeting Point

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.

 

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 14 days in advance for a full refund

 

Experience Highlights

* Take the train with your like-minded local, who will organise your tickets from London to Cambridge
* Explore this beautiful university city which is steeped in history, culture and academia 
* Visit the famous university buildings and admire the architecture 
* Stroll along The Backs, seeing the university from the edge of the River Cam
* Enjoy a traditional meal in an authentic local pub 
* Take a punt, Cambridge’s traditional boats, and float along the river to see Byron’s Pools
* Visit the Fizwilliam Museum and browse the city’s outdoor market 

Total: GBP
per adult
Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Languages
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free