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Distanced | Cambridge University College Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

Distanced | Cambridge University College Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

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Experience one of the world’s most famous universities on a walking tour of the prestigious Cambridge University. Follow your guide, a University of Cambridge student, around architectural highlights like Trinity College, King’s College, and Corpus Christi College; see the halls where alumni like Sir Isaac Newton, C.S. Lewis, and John Harvard once walked; and peek into student haunts like The Eagle Pub. This small-group tour is limited to 20 people for a personal experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.18
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$32.18
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Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide

Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide

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The university colleges of Cambridge are widely considered among the prettiest and most academically successful in England, with a history dating back centuries. This walking tour from the city center takes you to the heart of Cambridge University and the famed King's College, and shines a light on the famous actors, inventors, mathematicians, Nobel Prize-winners and scientists who have lived and worked here.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.97
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$34.97
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Distanced Shared Punt Tour

Distanced Shared Punt Tour

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Customers can purchase tickets for up to 3 or 6 people on a shared tour. Enjoy the College Backs of Cambridge on a guided punt tour. Up to 3 people will have an entire row, up to 6 people will have an entire section. These tickets comply with the government guidelines on social distancing. To avoid a long wait time please ensure you call us in advance to secure your booking time.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.97
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Private Cambridge Punting Tour

Private Cambridge Punting Tour

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Cambridge is known for its University colleges and its punting scene. Combine both of these things by going on a private Cambridge punting tour, which takes you past the backs of multiple colleges, such as Magdalene, and King's. You’ll see beautiful views that can only be reached by water, and a private tour means you’ll have direct access to your chauffeur for questions about Cambridge.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$152.52
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Distanced | Cambridge University Punting & Walking Tour Led By Alumni

Distanced | Cambridge University Punting & Walking Tour Led By Alumni

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Combine two classic Cambridge experiences into one tour—a walking tour of Cambridge University and a punting cruise along the Cam River. First, embark on a tour of the prestigious university colleges and get an insight into student life from your Cambridge University graduate guide. After admiring architectural highlights like King’s College, Trinity College, and The Senate House, hop aboard a traditional punt for a cruise. As you glide along the river banks, enjoy unbeatable views of The Backs, the picturesque parks, and colleges that line the waterfront.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.17
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Historic Cambridge: A Guided Walking Tour

Historic Cambridge: A Guided Walking Tour

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We have for many years been the top-ranked Cambridge walking tour on Trip Advisor. We aim to make our tours fun as well as informative. We will take you through the extraordinary history of Cambridge and it's university, including some of the 110 Nobel Prize winners that have lived and worked here. We are all professional Cambridge Green Badge guides, accredited by the Institute of Tourist Guiding. This is a private tour for you and your companions only. The maximum group size is 20.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$167.91
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University Walking Tour

University Walking Tour

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This tour is a great choice for history fans. Learn about Cambridge’s past and how it became the world-class University city it is today. Save time waiting in long visitor lines by having a ticket to the Round Church included. You’ll explore the historic church which dates back to the 12th century, before walking into the center past Cambridge University colleges. See the Senate House, the Cambridge University Press bookshop, the Cavendish Laboratory, and many of Cambridge’s most interesting sights in one day.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.99
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$13.99

Walking Tour of Cambridge

Walking Tour of Cambridge

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About Cambridge On Foot Fun and friendly private walking tours of the city of Cambridge. We are qualified Cambridge guides, the only guides permitted to lead groups into the University colleges. Every tour can be personalised to suit you and your group starting and finishing at a convenient location. Each tour will feature highlights of the town, University and its colleges.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.94
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Cambridge Walking Tour

Cambridge Walking Tour

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Our walking tour takes in some of the famous colleges and historic sights of the city as you meander down quaint alleyways and tread the cobbled streets. You will hear quirky facts and stories of the colleges and their colourful alumni, all set within the context of English and world history, plus many fascinating tales of city life through the ages not generally mentioned in the guide books. We will take you to a church 1000 years old and reveal it’s hidden secret, down side streets to places of interest visitors don't normally see. You will go back in time to medieval Cambridge to discover how the University all started, visiting colleges over 700 years old and hearing their history. We will show you what it is to experience life as a student in a Cambridge College. All our tours are unique as we specialise in small groups and encourage interaction and questions
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.78
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Distanced | Student-Guided Cambridge University Punting Tour

Distanced | Student-Guided Cambridge University Punting Tour

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Take to the water for a quintessential Cambridge experience on this punting tour. Step aboard a traditional punt and drift downstream on the Cam River, past the famous college ‘Backs’. Glide beneath the Mathematical Bridge and Bridge of Sighs; admire views of landmarks like the King's College Chapel and Trinity Hall; and listen as your guide unveils fascinating facts about the legendary university city. You can even have a go at ‘driving’ the punt yourself!
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.18
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COVID-19 Shared Punt Tour

COVID-19 Shared Punt Tour

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Punting in Cambridge during COVID-19 is now available by purchasing a private seating area for up to 3 or 6 people on a Shared Tour. Along a two mile stretch of the River Cam, customers will experience the most beautifully scenic route along the backs of seven Cambridge Colleges including the likes of St Johns, Kings and Queens to name but a few. At the Traditional Punting Company both the customers experience and saftey are their top priority, so measures have been implemented to ensure punting is COVID-19 safe. Boats will be sanitised before every tour, fitted perspex screens will maintian social distancing when the minimum distance of 1 metre is not kept and the virtual queue system will prevent crowds at the departure location. It is the best way to see Cambridge at a reduced price and without the queues.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.76
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Private | Cambridge University College Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

Private | Cambridge University College Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

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Learn about the secrets of Cambridge University on this private guided walking tour. Explore the colleges with a knowledgeable insider—a former student. By going on a student-guided tour, you’ll be able to ask questions about what life at Cambridge was like, and hear fascinating anecdotes. You won’t have to worry about navigating as your guide will lead the way and take you to multiple colleges, chapels, and libraries.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$258.86
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A Shared Cambridge Walking Tour

A Shared Cambridge Walking Tour

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We have been guiding in Cambridge since 2011. Thanks to our wonderful clients we have for many years been the top-rated Cambridge walking tour on Trip Advisor. We want you to learn all about this amazing city, but we also want you to have fun! We aim to make our tours entertaining and interesting for everyone. We are accredited Cambridge Green Badge Guides, with public liability insurance. Please note that this is a shared tour. In accordance with Government guidelines on public gatherings, the maximum group size is 5.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.98
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Personalised Cambridge Walking Tour with Stories

Personalised Cambridge Walking Tour with Stories

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The Stories! The history of Cambridge recounted by a Green Badge guide, born and bred in the city. Tours are personalised and can be tailored to different ages, abilities (eg partial sightedness) and interests - eg history, science, spies, religion, literature, architecture and ghosts. Experience the spectacular sites, and the hidden secrets with one of the locals.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.63
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Walking Tour of the Sights and Highlights of Cambridge

Walking Tour of the Sights and Highlights of Cambridge

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I tailor each tour to the individual interests of the tourists in the group. I am fascinated by Cambridge's history and its magnificent sights, and have in-depth knowledge of its past and present. I can draw on my special expertise in the history of science, mathematics, and computing in Cambridge. My approach is thorough yet not too serious, sometimes light-hearted and always considerate. We shall explore the very heart of Cambridge, where new and old look out at us from every nook and cranny – hear stories of mediaeval strife and riots, struggles and labours of many a generation of students and scholars, and triumphs of the human thought. On our way, we shall discuss how ideas and life itself have changed over centuries, and what today’s Cambridge is like – both the City and the University.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.98
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Small-Group Guided Punting Tour of Cambridge

Small-Group Guided Punting Tour of Cambridge

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You will receive a personal and detailed historical tour from our knowledgeable guides. You will be told about all the bridges and buildings you pass. Hearing about the famous colleges, their history, some funny anecdotes and all about our famous University Alumni. Our guides will be happy to answer your questions on the town, colleges and whatever else you are curious about. The tour covers the 1-mile stretch of the River Cam, known as The Backs. It will last approximately 45 mins.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.98
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Cambridge Private Tour: Secret Society Exploration Game

Cambridge Private Tour: Secret Society Exploration Game

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Inject your sightseeing experience of Cambridge with fun and intrigue by opting for an interactive smartphone experience. While still allowing you to explore at your own pace, this experience leads you to top Cambridge attractions using riddles and GPS technology. This experience provides a great introduction to Cambridge for first-time visitors and families.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$8.37
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Cambridge Electric Scooter Tour
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Cambridge Electric Scooter Tour

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This is the only E-Scooter tour in Cambridge and one of the only E-Scooter tours available in the UK. E-Scooters are the perfect way to explore Cambridge, zipping and zooming through this amazing city as you dive into the history of one of the oldest Universities in the world with your local guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.98
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Cambridge Podcast Tours: 4 self-guided walks to discover Cambridge

Cambridge Podcast Tours: 4 self-guided walks to discover Cambridge

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Join us on our self-guided podcast tours as we uncover the history of Cambridge and its most famous residents! Discovering a new area should never be dull, which is why our immersive audio guides are just like podcasts: engaging, quirky and captivating! Our tours will take you to some of Cambridge's most iconic landmarks as well as taking you off the beaten track and away from the crowds to discover some of Cambridge's lesser known gems! Our first podcast tour will give you an introduction to Cambridge, where you'll learn what it's really like to study at the University of Cambridge. The next tour will guide you along the scenic routes of the Backs where you'll be able to get a picturesque & unique view of the River Cam. The Instagram tour will show you many unusual spots & hidden gems whilst also guiding you via the most iconic attractions. Our final tour will allow you to uncover the extraordinary inventions that have been born out of this beautiful university town.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.97
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Curious Cambridge - Cambridge's Most Entertaining History Tour

Curious Cambridge - Cambridge's Most Entertaining History Tour

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Hear the whole story of Cambridge. From rank Romans, through scary Saxons, vile Vikings and nasty Normans, the ‘Cam-bridge’ was at the centre of English history for over a thousand years before the University was even founded. And learn about what 800 years of dreadful Dons and sickening Students have got up to since, in the company of one of our expertly entertaining guides. If you want a long talk about different types of arches we are not for you - if you want to learn by laughing we are!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Cambridge University Group Tour With University Alumni Guide

Cambridge University Group Tour With University Alumni Guide

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We regularly provide private tours for organizations and assorted schools from around the world. Having shown tens of thousands of students around Cambridge, we have the diverse skill set needed to ensure that students both understand the tour and genuinely enjoy it. Our student guides have a great insight into Cambridge. They have detailed knowledge of the University's incredible history combined with personal experiences about how this ancient institution really works. While there are plenty of details to cover, we are committed to providing interesting and enjoyable tours rather than reducing the city’s fascinating history to a dry collection of dates that puts people to sleep. As this is a private tour, we can completely tailor the experience to the needs of your group. You can specify convenient meeting points and themes you'd like covered. If requested, tours can also include special features, like quizzes and competitions, to entertain younger people and keep them engaged.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$228.35
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Cambridge's Famous Inventions and Graduates - Podcast Tour

Cambridge's Famous Inventions and Graduates - Podcast Tour

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Love podcasts? You'll love our immersive walking tour of Cambridge! The digital audio guide can be downloaded anytime directly on your smartphone! We've teamed up with expert historians, storytellers and students to give you a unique and engaging insight into some of Cambridge's most famous graduates! Dive deep into the history of the picturesque town of Cambridge and explore extraordinary inventions of the city! Listen to historians Sam and Alice as they guide us on this self-guided podcast tour. We'll learn about the King's Parade and get intimate with Cambridge's rich graduation ceremony and its interesting traditions. Make our way to the Corpus Clock and try to find the mythical creature on it, while discovering the history of this unique and wonderful invention. Explore the nooks and crannies of The Eagle's Pub, steeped in history with incidents of genius celebrations to great war stories.
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  • 40 to 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$9.78
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Guided tour to Bath & Stonehenge from Cambridge

Guided tour to Bath & Stonehenge from Cambridge

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Our tours are designed for visitors to Britain and are conducted by friendly and informative driver-guides. We show you the best of Britain, the famous places that no visitor to Britain should miss, but also exceptional places off-the-beaten-track. The tours are only for small groups - a few more in the peak summer months - and are conducted in safe and comfortable vehicles. This tour visits the most beautiful town in England and one of the world's most iconic prehistoric monuments.
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  • 13 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$138.52
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Creepy Cambridge - Cambridge's Most Entertaining Ghost Walk

Creepy Cambridge - Cambridge's Most Entertaining Ghost Walk

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What do you get if you take 2000 years of history, add lashings of ancient buildings, and mix in some of the world’s most colourful characters? A city that’s ‘alive’ with ghosts – that’s what! Meet the victims of horrific punishments, see the hangman’s house, visit one of the most haunted roads in England, and hear the chilling tales of phantom Fellows and spooky Scholars that haunt the city.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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