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Trinity College

31 Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TB, England
+44 1223 338400
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Founded in 1546 by Henry VIII, this college boasts the famous apple tree that prompted Isaac Newton to develop his theory of gravity.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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31 Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Traveled today for the express reason to visit Trinity College and the Great Court - but today it was closed - checked website carefully, no prior warning as far as I could see; got there and the man on the gate kindly told us "it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trinity is one of the oldest and largest Colleges in Cambridge, so for those reasons alone it's worth a look. It costs just three pounds to visit, but then you don't really get a lot of privileges for that. You can walk around (sticking to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shockingly rude porters. One of them came up to me and asked me if I was pregnant really aggressively, I mean straight up yelling 'Is she pregnant?' at my mother. We weren't talking to him or anything, it was completely out of the blue. He...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Attended the free choral concert in the spectacular setting of Great Court. Sunshine, excellent music and heavenly setting.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Today was a music extravaganza at Trinity with noon Songs from the Towers and an evening choir performance on punts in the river. Th choir also songs firs vices in the chapel most days of he week. An Xperience not to be missed. Ask the...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

a few quid and you can walk around where the likes of Isaac Newton were students years ago. long may the history be protected for all

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This is one of the mast interesting Historical Librats in the World .beautiful ,old,History plus and the records are on desplay,is Moter of Newton,and things dating back yo 12 century. The feeling is of beauty and peace but still used today.limited people allowed in at...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Trinity is the largest of the 31 colleges on the campus of the University of Cambridge, and is located on Trinity street. It was founded in the mid 1540's, by none other than Henry VIII. Lots of history, including the fact that Sir Isaac Newton...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Located on Trinity Street is the largest college in Cambridge and was founded by King Henry VIII in 1546. It has a massive court and hall. The chapel was built in 1567 and inside has a life size statue of former college member Sr Isaac...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

The place is magnificent, and boasts many impressive displays. It can be visited free of charge at certain times of the day. A limited number of visitors can be inside at any one time so there is a queue. No pictures allowed.

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VanessaMHM
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Response from Liz H | Reviewed this property |
I usually park in one of the side roads on the left side of Huntingdon Road on the way into Cambridge (Oxford Rd or Richmond Rd). It's then about 10-15 mins walk to Magdalene Bridge. From there you can hire a punt or walk... More
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