Walking Tours of Cambridge and the Colleges
Cambridge has something to interest everyone, your tour could include the beautiful King's College and Chapel, the finest building of its type in Europe, the intimate Queens' College with it's wonderful sun and moondial, Pembroke College and Emmanuel College with their peaceful gardens and chapels designed by Sir Christopher Wren. Those interested in Architecture will be able to explore1000 years of some the finest buidings in the UK, whilst the wealth of scientific history can cover Newton, Darwin, the splitting of the atom and the unravelling of the structure of DNA.
The colourful characters and student pranks can also be brought to life along with the famous poets and writers such as Wordsworth, Byron, Coleridge and AA Milne. What about our Royal connections? They can be covered too, it's not just the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge our relationship with the Royals stretches back hundreds of years.
All of our private tours can be tailor made to suit individual requirements, the content (and price)of your tour depends on its duration and if specific Colleges have been requested.
The information below may be useful when deciding on the duration of your tour:
1 Hour Tour
For those who are on tighter schedules or who just want a flavour of what the city can offer a 1 hour tour is ideal. Our trained guides can explain the origins of the city and University, the difference between the University and colleges and relate some of the fascinating stories regarding the famous people connected with Cambridge whilst looking at some of the most important and impressive sites Cambridge has to offer.
1.5 Hour Tour
For those who want to explore Cambridge in more detail. In addition to the above, our guides will be able to include more of the central sites and cover some of the colleges in more detail, with internal visits if available (these may be subject to an additional charge).
2 Hour Tour
Recommended as the best way to get the most out of your visit. You will cover the most important aspects of the city, University and colleges. Internal visits to colleges will be included where available (these may be subject to an additional charge). There will be plenty of opportunity for questions en route and time to explore areas of particular interest in more detail.