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Itinerary
Meet your guide at the entrance of King's College, Cambridge, then head onward through the cobbled streets to begin your walking tour. Home to one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious universities, Cambridge is a city where a strong sense of history hangs in the air.

With your guide to lead the way, discover top sites of interest such as Great St. Mary’s Church and the Eagle pub, and explore famous colleges including Caius, Clare, St. Catherine’s, and Trinity Hall.

Hear of famous alumni who have studied and lectured here, including Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking. Hear stories from the hallowed corridors and courtyards dating back through the centuries, and gain insight into 800 years of English history.

Along the way, learn how life plays out in the colleges for the university’s many thousands of students and scholars. Then, end your tour in central Cambridge.
Locations visited
Great St Mary's Church (Church of England)
The Round Church Visitor Centre
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Overview
Founded in 1209, the University of Cambridge ranks among the oldest seats of learning in the world. On this walking tour, follow a guide through Cambridge and see the city from a scholar’s perspective. Visit colleges including Corpus Christi and Trinity, and learn of famous alumni such as C.S.Lewis and John Harvard. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 20 people.
Highlights
  • Explore Cambridge and its historic university with your guide
  • Tour local landmarks including Great St. Mary’s Church and the Eagle pub
  • Visit colleges such as Corpus Christi and Trinity, and see Cambridge as the students do
  • Listen as your guide brings 800 years of history to life
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Maria was an amazing guide for our tour; this tour is a great value for what you get

Our tour guide was Maria who is or was a student at Cambridge quite recently. She is friendly, pleasant, knowledgeable and gives a very interesting tour. I highly recommend this tour and I hope you get Maria as your tour guide as well.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Insightful and interesting guided tour

Although I and my wife have been to Cambridge many times, we took this tour with Laura to get an insight on how it is to live and learn in Cambridge. As a recent graduate, Laura was able to go beyond the "facts and dates"...More

3  Thank 121Mark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Walking Cambridge with Maggie

We booked a walking tour of Cambridge and by the best luck possible, we were paired with Maggie. She is British and has lived in Cambridge for many years, after moving there to attend one of the local amazingly beautiful colleges. Maggie could not have...More

1  Thank Brent M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Superb

PhD American student who was tremendous. She was interested and interesting. Her seven years in Oxford studying town planning made her a real gem

1  Thank aphmann
Reviewed 6 July 2018
Knowledgeable guide, good overview of Cambridge University.

I took the three pm tour on Sunday June 24. Our guide, a graduate of Clare College who is currently a supervisor (equivalent to an Oxford tutor) there, did an excellent job imparting her knowledge of the Cambridge system. The pace of the tour was...More

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Hello, You can easily buy your Kings college chapel ticket at the entrance of the college before or after your tour with us. Best regards, Adam.
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