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

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.

Midsummer Common
Park

Midsummer Common

Midsummer Common is an ancient grassland nestled in the heart of Cambridge. Home to annual midsummer fair, bonfire night, and strawberry fair.

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Did you know?

Cambridge is home to one of the most famous student theatre troupes in the world: the Footlights. Founded in the 1880s, some of the UK’s biggest stars were part of it, including John Cleese, Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry and Rowan Atkinson.