Park
Alexandra Gardens
Park

Alexandra Gardens

Playhouse and play area. Bowling Green and Pavilion.

Byrons Pool
Park

Byrons Pool

Weir pool.

Cambridge Past Present & Future
House & Park
Key Sites to Visit
Leisure Activities
Local Nature Reserve
Park
Walking & Cycling Routes

Cambridge Past Present & Future

Local charity that cares for parks, green spaces and historic buildings.

Castle Hill
Park

Castle Hill

Although there are no ruins to be seen on Castle Hill, this grassy mound is of great importance in the history of Cambridge. This was the site of the Roman town of Duroliponte, originally an Iron Age hill fort.

Chesterton Recreation Ground
Park

Chesterton Recreation Ground

Play area.

Christ’s Pieces
Park

Christ’s Pieces

Toilets with disabiled facilities, refreshment kiosk, bowling green, tennis courts, playground, table tennis

CityDays Urban Adventure Hunts
City Tours
Key Sites to Visit
Leisure Activities
Park
Tourism
Walking & Cycling Routes

CityDays Urban Adventure Hunts

Escape room meets city tour. Explore Cambridge’s historic highlights and hidden quirks in this puzzle-filled adventure through its centre!

Coldham’s Common
Park

Coldham’s Common

A very large block of common land near the heart of Cambridge, split in two by the Cambridge-Ipswich railway line. The largest section of the common has a diverse range of habitats which support active and passive recreation.

Coleridge Recreation Ground
Park

Coleridge Recreation Ground

Paddling pool, splashboard, childrens playground, football field, tennis court, and table tennis

Coton Countryside Reserve
Park

Coton Countryside Reserve

Open green space and walking routes.

Donkey Common
Park

Donkey Common

There's a skate ramp, exercise equipment, and table tennis tables.

Histon Road Recreation
Park

Histon Road Recreation

Play area, football goals, modular climber.

Jesus Green
Park

Jesus Green

Swimming pool, toilet block with disabled facilities, refreshment kiosk, tennis courts, play area, table tennis

Lammas Land
Park

Lammas Land

Paddling pool and large play area.

Laundress Green
Park

Laundress Green

Open green space

Limekiln Close and East Pit local nature reserve
Park

Limekiln Close and East Pit local nature reserve

Close to the busy residential areas of Cherry Hinton, this reserve forms an important habitat for many species. Previously used as quarries, the areas have a more dramatic landscape then most of the surrounding area as it contains white chalk cliffs.

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Did you know?

Not many pubs can claim to have served a man a pint just after he’d discovered the secret of life itself, but The Eagle can! It was in this city centre pub that scientists Francis Crick and James Watson announced their discovery of DNA in the 1953.