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Walking Tour of Cambridge University

From US$23.60
  • Explore Cambridge and its historic university with your guide
  • Tour local landmarks including Great St. Mary’s Church and the Eagle pub
  • Visit colleges such as Corpus Christi and Trinity, and see Cambridge as the students do
Walking Tour of Cambridge University
From US$23.60
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1pm Shared Walking Tour
For 90 minutes our guides will take you on an enthralling journey through time as we recount to you the colourful story of Cambridge and its famous university.
From US$23.60
3pm Shared Walking Tour
Experience one of the worlds most famous universities with a 1.5-hour walking tour of the prestigious Cambridge University. Follow your guide, a Cambridge University student.
From US$23.60
Founded in 1209, the University of Cambridge ranks among the oldest seats of learning in the world. On this walking tour, follow a guide through Cambridge and see the city from a scholar’s perspective. Visit colleges including Corpus Christi and Trinity, and learn of famous alumni such as C.S.Lewis and John Harvard. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 20 people.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the entrance of King's College, Cambridge, then head onward through the cobbled streets to begin your walking tour. Home to one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious universities, Cambridge is a city where a strong sense of history hangs in the air.

With your guide to lead the way, discover top sites of interest such as Great St. Mary’s Church and the Eagle pub, and explore famous colleges including Caius, Clare, St. Catherine’s, and Trinity Hall.

Hear of famous alumni who have studied and lectured here, including Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking. Hear stories from the hallowed corridors and courtyards dating back through the centuries, and gain insight into 800 years of English history.

Along the way, learn how life plays out in the colleges for the university’s many thousands of students and scholars. Then, end your tour in central Cambridge.
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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jess was great as a tour guide.

Thanks, Jess, for a great tour. Interesting with lots of different aspects of Cambridge highlighted.I would highly recommend.

1  Thank Ann B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jess was very good, giving in-detail descriptions and histories of the buildings, as well as recommending companies to go punting with etc. She answered the questions well and in-depth, and was very cheerful. Just brilliant.

1  Thank Lunavix
Reviewed 7 May 2018
Knowledgeable Student Guild

Maria did a wonderful job giving us an overview of Cambridge. Her passion for and knowledge about the University was obvious. I'd highly recommend this tour and Maria as a guide!

Thank WendyChen528
Reviewed 27 April 2018
Excellent overview of Cambridge University's history given by knowledgeable student

My tour was led by Maria, a Master's student at Cambridge. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and I learned a lot about the university's history thanks to her extensive knowledge and entertaining way of sharing it. From explaining the organization of student life around...More

1  Thank sincla2018
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile
Very enjoyable and informative tour

We toured around the grounds of Cambridge University. The guide shared interesting stories and anecdotes about alumni and about the school. We got a very good overview about the school and the area. A very enjoyable tour. I would recommend it.

1  Thank lolawm
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10 April 2018|
Response from Adam S | Property representative |
Hello, You can easily buy your Kings college chapel ticket at the entrance of the college before or after your tour with us. Best regards, Adam.