Key Sites to Visit

Key Sites to Visit

Be inspired by a City of History, Culture and world-changing Discoveries

Packed full of stunning architecture and nature, Cambridge is a beautiful university town renowned for its impact on history. The tightly packed city centre is perfect for exploring ancient colleges, cobbled streets and the picturesque “Backs” alongside the River Cam.

Anglesey Abbey
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Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey is a National Trust Property in the village of Lode.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Plants from all over the world in one great garden, one great day out. Come on in and find out more.

Clare Hall
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Clare Hall

Clare Hall is a college for advanced study at the University of Cambridge. We have beautiful grounds and gardens to explore. A British architect and long-time resident of Sweden, Ralph Erskine, was enlisted to build a resolutely modern community within Cambridge’s history-rich landscape.

Corpus Christi College
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Corpus Christi College

Corpus Christi College was founded in 1352. The College provides a stimulating academic and residential environment.

Great St. Mary’s Church
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Great St. Mary’s Church

Come experience our world-famous panoramic views of Cambridge! Climb the 123 steps of the University Church tower and enjoy a 360° view on our newly-refurbished outdoor viewing platform.

King’s College and King’s College Chapel
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King’s College and King’s College Chapel

King's College Chapel plays a central role in College life, as well as being the most instantly recognizable and iconic building in Cambridge.

Mathematical Bridge
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Mathematical Bridge

The bridge was designed in 1748 by William Etheridge (1709–76), and was built in 1749 by James Essex the Younger (1722–84). I

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Free
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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

MAA is a museum of humanity's history over hundreds of thousands of years, of world cultures over recent centuries, and of Indigenous life and art in the present.

Newton’s Apple Tree, Trinity College
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Newton’s Apple Tree, Trinity College

This tree was grafted from the actual tree that led Isaac Newton to ponder the theory of gravity.

Pembroke College
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Pembroke College

The college is the third-oldest college of the university and has over 700 students and fellows. It is one of the university's larger colleges, with buildings from almost every century since its founding, as well as extensive gardens.

Queens’ College
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Queens’ College

Queens’ College supports world-leading teaching and research in a beautiful and welcoming environment.

The Backs
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The Backs

The Backs is a picturesque area to the east of Queen's Road in the city of Cambridge, England, where several colleges of the University of Cambridge back on to the River Cam, their grounds covering both banks of the river.

The Corpus Clock
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The Corpus Clock

The Corpus Clock is one of the most distinctive public monuments in Cambridge and has been admired by residents and tourists since its inauguration in 2008

The Eagle
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Pubs

The Eagle

Drinking and thinking hub where Watson and Crick announced they had discovered 'the secret of life'

The Fitzwilliam Museum
Free
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The Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum is the lead partner of the spectacular collections of the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) and Botanic Garden.

The Round Church
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The Round Church

Explore the 900 year old Round Church. Discover the story of Cambridge through film, exhibition, guided walks, and historical tours.

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Did you know?

Cambridge can boast of William Wordsworth, Samuel Pepys, Virginia Woolf, Stephen Fry and Prince Charles as alumni of the university.