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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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31 Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Founded by Henry VIII, it was the grandest and richest in its day... but now they charge a fee just to visit the grounds and a couple of buildings (rich no longer hah!) ... The quad was as manicured as it has been. And yes,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Commissioned and begun in the reign of Queen Mary, this is a wondrous place with a fascinating history and impressive list of College members and well worth an hour or so of one's time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the 3pm tour from the Tourist Info office and had an excellent 90-min tour round two colleges: Trinity (the largest) and St. Johns. We had a good guide (Johnny) and it cost £18 each (over 60) and that included entry to the colleges...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Trinity college is one of the best five colleges in the University of Cambridge. On the day of our visit, it was the Bank Holiday Monday and only the magnificent Court is open to the public and it is free! The Newton's apple tree in...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Although the chapel of Trinity college is closed for renovations, it is free to walk around the grounds. Numbers are strictly controlled, so go at a time that is likely to be least busy as you have to queue at the entrance and be admitted...More

Thank Fleckney
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This was a nice college to look at. I liked the architecture at St. John's a bit more. But this one has a lot of neat history. Worth taking a look at. Don't miss King's College chapel next door.

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

The Shakespeare Festival production of Macbeth in the college gardens, performed under the trees, was a wonderful experience and a superb production. Outstanding performers, unforgettable!

Thank Getserious
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Known to have produced the most number of Nobel Laureates this place has more historical significance than any other colleges and it was also built by Henry VIII

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Set in the college grounds Macbeth was performed as part of the Cambridge Shakespeare festival. Beautiful grounds and well organised.

Thank James P
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Shame most was being renevated and so only small parts were open for tourists to walk around. One of the few free places to go and visit ion Cambridge.

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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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