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Playhouse and play area. Bowling Green and Pavilion.
Local charity that cares for parks, green spaces and historic buildings.
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.
Toilets with disabiled facilities, refreshment kiosk, bowling green, tennis courts, playground, table tennis
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.
Paddling pool, splashboard, childrens playground, football field, tennis court, and table tennis
Open green space and walking routes.
There's a skate ramp, exercise equipment, and table tennis tables.
Play area, football goals, modular climber.
Swimming pool, toilet block with disabled facilities, refreshment kiosk, tennis courts, play area, table tennis
Paddling pool and large play area.
Open green space
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 is an ancient grassland nestled in the heart of Cambridge. Home to annual midsummer fair, bonfire night, and strawberry fair.
Bringing the river to life in raucous style each June, ‘The Bumps’ are a chaotic series of rowing races. In this Cambridge tradition, which dates back to the early 19th Century, boats set out in single file and must catch and touch, or ‘bump’, the boat ahead without being caught by the rowers on their tail.