From making your own gin with one of the world’s most innovative distilleries, to trying the best of the Cambridge food scene – here are some uniquely Cambridge experiences to seek out during your stayFind out more
From cute tearooms to quirky cafes, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to coffee shops in Cambridgeshire. Hot Number Coffee serves up what many locals believe to be the best brew in the city, Bould Brothers is a quaint little cafe that creates an oasis of calm and tranquillity, and Fitzbillies is a world- famous cake shop; Stephen Fry tweeted about its Chelsea buns, celebrating them as ‘unmatched anywhere’.
Launching Spring 2023, Ben's Yard is a rural retail village on the edge of Ely welcoming your new go-to café/restaurant, fashion and lifestyle boutiques, head-to-toe spa services, artisan food hall, playground and a 6 acre event space all beautifully landscaped on the Stuntney Estate with marked trails through woodland, fenland and wildflower meadows.
Our independent museum tells the 850-year old story of farming and life in the Cambridgeshire Fens. We also manage Denny Abbey, the former Benedictine monastery, on behalf of English Heritage.
One of Cambridge University’s most famous traditions is May Week, which actually takes place in early June. Heralding the end of the academic year, it’s a time when students enjoy lavish balls and garden parties before dispersing for the summer.