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We had the opportunity to visit the college for a special event. The grounds were lovely. It as a... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Bill D
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Edmonton, Canada
Great grounds and great lunch.

This Cambridge College has some of th best grounds and gardens in Cambridge. The permenant... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
hugobrown
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Ely, United Kingdom
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One of the colleges of Cambridge University that was built on the site of a 12th-century nunnery, and which today features spacious grounds and a pretty 16th-century cloister court.
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We had the opportunity to visit the college for a special event. The grounds were lovely. It as a wonderful place to have a quiet stroll.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Bill D
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This Cambridge College has some of th best grounds and gardens in Cambridge. The permenant sculptures are a delight and quite fun to find. The new Roost Cafe is as good as any Costa but insuch lovely surrounds it is hard to beat.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

As a student here, it is rumoured that if you get caught riding the statues horse in the quad then you will be expelled. I can't speak to getting caught, but I definitely had a fun time sneaking in with some friends and riding the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank matthewhaden
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Interesting entrance. Lovely grounds and gardens. Grand hall and library. Do visit the chapel which is splendid.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We came here for a business dinner and found the staff lovely and attentive. The food was wonderful and excitingly presented. They offer an extensive range of wines and champagne too. All this set in a brilliantly decorated private dinning room made for a really...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were fortunate enough to stay in the residence (Library Court) for three nights during a visit to Cambridge. While this college is not nearly as well known as others, it is quite beautiful and peaceful. The grounds are lovely. Our room was very comfortable....More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Levannah
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Beautiful, steeped in history. The pavilion has a thatched roof! Worth looking round, but won't let the dog in.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Our daughter studied here over five years ago so went back with her to look around the grounds again.It has beautiful grounds, the "horse" is still in position. The college is a couple of minutes walk from the centre of town, on Jesus Lane, a...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank shazzer
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The college is a tranquil haven within the splendour of ancient stonework. We stayed in the college rooms and were amazed at the level of comfort and cleanliness. Generous facilities and free wifi....beats any of the city hotels....how many of them can boast a heritage...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Peppipig
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I am a graduate of the college and love it dearly. It is a short distance from the very centre of the city but well worth the walk. It is, unlike many colleges, always open to visitors. There are beautiful gardens, a very large close...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Charles R
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