Senate House, University of Cambridge

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  • Cambridge: University Punting and Walking Tour

    1. Cambridge: University Punting and Walking Tour

    A Cambridge University graduate guide will take you on an enthralling journey through time as you recount the colorful story of Cambridge and its famous university. Receive a wonderful insight into student life.  On this walking tour you will see where famous alumni studied including Prince Charles, Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking, visit famous chapels and libraries, listen to anecdotes and see where the structure of D.N.A was discovered all while taking in views of famous architecture with over 800 years of history. The tour will cover sights such as Trinity Hall College, Trinity College, Corpus Christi College, Pembroke College, Queens’ College, King’s College, Clare College, The Senate House, Gonville and Caius College, St Catherine’s College, Great St Mary’s Church, The Eagle Pub, Corpus Christi college, The Round Church and much more. Your punting tour will begin 30 minutes ...

    walking tour was good but a look inside the university buildings would be a good addition to the tour

  • Cambridge: City Highlights Walking Tour

    2. Cambridge: City Highlights Walking Tour

    Learn from your expert local guide and make the most of your time during your stay in Cambridge. Guides are professionally trained and hold either a Blue or Green Badge awarded by the Institute of Tourist Guiding and are members of the Society of Cambridge Tourist Guides. Explore the city and discover Cavendish Laboratory. Here, atoms were split, particles were discovered and DNA was resolved, among other important scientific discoveries. Also, visit the grand Senate House and the Corpus Clock (locally known as the Grasshopper Clock) with it’s intriguing symbolism. A tour of Cambridge wouldn’t be complete without passing some of the university colleges. Pass by Corpus Christi College, King’s, Gonville & Caius and Trinity.

    Mary was excellent. Friendly, informative and engaging. She took the trouble to find the interests in everyone in our group and tailored the tour accordingly. Would highly recommend.

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What people are saying about Senate House, University of Cambridge

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 150 reviews

Ari our walking guide (Student at Queens), was excellent, very knowledgeable and humorous. Oakley our Punting chauffeur had a lovely many and treated us to a relaxing punting trip with snippets of info along the way. Highly recommended!!

Had a lovely time on the tour. Wouldn’t of know all the facts about Cambridge if I didn’t go on the tour and the places we went.

A great walking tour, Clare was great, wonderful knowledge and insight to college life and the wonderful buildings

Most interesting and just the right lengths of time. Francesco the tour guide was brilliant.

excellent knowledgeable guide. very interesting tour