We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Views of Cambridge

I gravitate towards free attractions, especially those which involve views and this one, which is... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Makati, Philippines
Birds Eye View

We were passing the Hill so gave it a look. It does show you some great history landmarks in the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Newmarket, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 24 reviews
All photos (18)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good25%
  • Average34%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible0%
2 Jul 2018
“Views of Cambridge”
9 Nov 2017
“Review ”
Edward I built a stone castle on this hill, which later fell into disrepair, and later restored by Oliver Cromwells forces during the English Civil War in 1642.
Castle Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AJ, England
+44 1223 322640
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Cambridge
from US$22,91
More Info
from US$45,16
More Info
from US$14,40
More Info
from US$19,63
More Info
Reviews (24)
Filter reviews
20 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 20 reviews
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I gravitate towards free attractions, especially those which involve views and this one, which is open to the public daily, and which has no admission fee was a perfect stop when my friend brought me there. It offers a pleasing view of the skyline of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank cuh888
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Once again I arrived at this pub? Is it a pub? Jane and Amy made me feel welcome, the music was Adele, not so good! I am sat downstairs over hearing roars of laugher and general banter from upstairs, true Cambridge Uni guys enjoying life,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Eki M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were passing the Hill so gave it a look. It does show you some great history landmarks in the City i.e some of The University's. when you reach the top some people have been ignorant and littered but worth a look and some photos

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank russellbrad82
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

As the title says: But sometimes is full of people or weed smokers. Nothing to be worried about just be careful when it's lots of people. P.S - You can take nice photos from the hill and awesome panoramas.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank omuletul
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

It surprises me that people seem to be annoyed that Castle Hill is just a hill and that's it. Yes, it's a hill, but with a bit of local knowledge and some imagination it's more than that. You can stand on top of it and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Laura S
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Lots of litter in this area,not a good advert for Cambridge when we visited this site, but found the centre of the city a lot cleaner

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Bob R
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

It's the highest point in Cambridge and the site of the Norman castle. You get good views of the city. But it is just a mound.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank rosalindl421
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We walked all the way up Castle Hill to get to Castle Mound. Should have done a bit of research on trip advisor first. Good views of Cambridge, it is a historical site but not the site I thought it would be. I wouldn't go...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Raeflood
Reviewed 14 February 2016

If you are a castle bagger (apologies, phrase stolen from earlier post) then this is easily accessible, an easy tick. There is ample parking as it adjoins the local council building, while the walk from the city isn’t taxing. It is, however, no more than...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Awayagain2014
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Well this is the site of an old iron age fort and the roman town Durolipont (I think thats the right spelling) although no ruins are on the site it is an important monument in the history of the city. It is always worth climbing...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Robert Y
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 nearby hotels
The Varsity Hotel & Spa
2 867 reviews
.30 km away
Arundel House Hotel
841 reviews
.36 km away
Ashley Hotel
213 reviews
.97 km away
Hilton Cambridge City Centre
880 reviews
1.08 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 766 nearby restaurants
River Bar Steakhouse & Grill
1 345 reviews
.26 km away
La Mimosa
463 reviews
.27 km away
La Margherita
417 reviews
.15 km away
The Architect
133 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 334 nearby attractions
The River Cam
2 192 reviews
.38 km away
Kettle's Yard House and Gallery
266 reviews
.12 km away
Bridge of Sighs
309 reviews
.44 km away
Museum of Cambridge
66 reviews
.14 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Castle Hill staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines