Official Public Daily Walking Tours of Cambridge
A guided tour of Cambridge, the University and the Colleges is the best way to see Cambridge
Official Public Guided Walking Tour of Cambridge and the Colleges
Whether it's your first visit to Cambridge or you want a real understanding of the City, University and colleges this tour is for you. Our 2 hour tours leave every day of the year (apart from Christmas day) and will cover the history of Cambridge, it's personalities (scientists, poets, writers and the infamous nightclimbers) as well as the discoveries that have changed the world, whilst looking at some of the best known and impressive sights Cambridge has to offer. Entrance to the magnificent King's College and Chapel and beautiful Queens' College is also included when available. Tours leave from the Visitor Information Centre at 11.00 and 13.00 Mon-Sat and 13.00 & 14:00 on Sundays and Bank Holidays (Extra times are available in July and August and at weekends).
For the first time since its foundation nearly 500 years ago the Parker Library will be admitting tours of Library on Monday and Thursday afternoons at 14.00. Tours leave from the Visitor Information Centre and will include part of Corpus Christi College as well as a tour of the library and a sample of its amazing collection which includes the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, principal source book for early English history, the sixth-century Gospels of Saint Augustine, the Bury Bible and the best manuscript of Chaucer's Troilus.*
*We cannot guarantee a specific book/manuscript will be on show.
The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art museum of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1816, it has been described as ‘one of the greatest art collections of the nation and a monument of the first importance’. The collection includes works of art and antiquities of national and international
importance, among them antiquities from Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome and masterpieces by Titian, Rubens, Van Dyck, Canaletto, Hogarth, Constable, Monet and Picasso and many more...
This is a one hour introductory tour of the museum, meeting at the Courtyard entrance of the Museum at 14.30 on Saturdays throughout the year. (Only when the museum is open).