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Founded in 1326 as University Hall, this is the second oldest of the Cambridge colleges.
Clare College Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was part of an art history group and we stayed for a night at Clare College. The room was very comfortable, clean and well placed for a walk up to the town. There was a good if basic breakfast.

Thank Gillian G G
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little walk to enjoy small garden areas as you head towards the college building which is next to the cathedral. There is a nice grassy spot that toddlers can run around with a couple of benches and a view of the...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Clare college was founded in 1326 and has some eye pleasing architecture about It and backs on to the River Cam. The college has its own bridge that crosses the river called Clare bridge.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Brief visit on a savagely cold late February day, but it was a joy to walk round the quads and through to the bridge over the Cam and the gardens beyond. Lovely buildings and a beautifully understated chapel, with a stunning tower ceiling just inside...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 28 February 2018

a great way to get into the old centre of Cambridge by walking through the grounds of Clare College from The Backs and walking over the river bridge with punts passing under coming out at the back of the Senate building.

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Attended a concert in this lovely chapel which dates back to 1769. It is a calm and relatively unadorned building which allows for 'peaceful reflection for all of any faith or none'.

Thank PtarmiganTraveller
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This lovely college is best approached over the bridge over the Cam, which then leads the visitor through the beautiful quads

Thank Ges R
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Everyone has seen photos of "Kings college", but in nearly all of them you will also see Clare college's Old Court to the left of Kings chapel, when viewed from the River Cam. The second oldest of the Cambridge colleges, Clare has glorious gardens and...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

It was a delight to enter Cambridge's second oldest college. We entered it from the Backs and explored the beautiful gardens at leisure. We then crossed Clare bridge ( the oldest in Cambridge ) and walked towards the superb chapel with its amazing ceiling. An...More

Thank m n
Reviewed 3 September 2017

More intimate than Kings, Clare also has the wonderful flower gardens. It's sadly an overlooked gem in Cambridge.

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