With so much academic study and hard work taking place in Cambridge, its nice to know that there are so many enjoyable leisure activities for locals and visitors alike to enjoy.
Cambridge is a city of cyclists and cycle pathways, with hundreds to enjoy throughout the area - bikes can be hired from a number of outlets in the city, including City Cycle Hire in Newnham. A perfect way to explore Cambridge and beyond is to take part in a cycling tour of the city – tickets are available to buy online and from the Tourist Information Centre for Cambridge Bike Tours.
Make a splash in the longest outdoor swimming pool in the country at Jesus Green, dip your toes in the paddling pool at Lammas Land or ride the flumes at Parkside Pools – if swimming is your idea of a great way to spend your time off, there are a number of outdoor and indoor pools open throughout the year.
For all enthusiastic sports men and women there are so many sporting activities to take part in - book a game of tennis at one of the public outdoor courts on Jesus Green and Christ’s Pieces, partake in a round of golf at Cambridge Lakes Golf Course, enjoy a game of cricket at the Cambridge University Cricket Club or join an impromptu game of football or rugby on Parker’s Piece.
For those of you who prefer to spend your leisure time enjoying more relaxing pursuits, Cambridge offers a number of indulgent spa and beauty salons that can sooth away all your worries. Retreats including Finn Jordan Spa and Beauty are just perfect for a day of gratifying bliss.
Whilst The Glassworks Gym, not only offers a fully air-conditioned gym with a large range of cardiovascular equipment and free weights, but also includes a sauna, steam room and jacuzzi in its repertoire.
As well as enjoying the many art galleries, theatres and cinemas in the city Cambridge Leisure Park on the corner on Cherry Hinton Road and Hills Road is home to a nine screen Cineworld cinema, 28 lane Tenpin bowling alley, gym, café and a wide range of restaurants and bars.