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About Cambridge On Foot
Fun and friendly private walking tours of the city of Cambridge. We are qualified Cambridge guides, the only guides permitted to lead groups into the University colleges. Every tour can be personalised to suit you and your group starting and finishing at a convenient location. Each tour will feature highlights of the town, University and its colleges.
Looking for an independent and flexible way to see Cambridge? This self-led audio tour via smartphone app offers a convenient, budget-friendly sightseeing option. Upon booking, download the app to your phone, and enjoy lifetime access to the recording. When you’re ready, make your own way to 9 King's Parade, pop in your headphones, and let the tour—recorded by a former Cambridge student and resident—guide you around the city.
Our walking tour takes in some of the famous colleges and historic sights of the city as you meander down quaint alleyways and tread the cobbled streets. You will hear quirky facts and stories of the colleges and their colourful alumni, all set within the context of English and world history, plus many fascinating tales of city life through the ages not generally mentioned in the guide books. We will take you to a church 1000 years old and reveal it’s hidden secret, down side streets to places of interest visitors don't normally see. You will go back in time to medieval Cambridge to discover how the University all started, visiting colleges over 700 years old and hearing their history. We will show you what it is to experience life as a student in a Cambridge College. All our tours are unique as we specialise in small groups and encourage interaction and questions
Get the full Cambridge experience when you visit the city and explore two of the University of Cambridge’s highlight colleges. Pick between morning and afternoon departure times, and meet your guide in the city center. Head to Queens’ College, where you’ll admire its “Mathematical Bridge” and other historical highlights before venturing to King’s College, where you’ll discover its Tudor-era chapel—famed for its Renaissance stained glass, Gothic architecture, and more.
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see. With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
See Amsterdam and Bruges' key highlights in the space of a single weekend on this three-day tour from Cambridge. Round-trip transit is provided via coach and ferry, and makes logistics simple. In Amsterdam, enjoy time at your leisure to explore, or upgrade for optional canal and red-light district tours. Then, in Bruges, embark on a guided walking tour of the UNESCO-listed city center. Accommodation and select meals are also included in the tour cost.
'The Key to The City' is the only guide you will need to get the most out of the Cambridge experience. Written by students, with the literature overseen by a university professor, and supporting local independent businesses within Cambridge.
Including a self guided college and museum walking tour, local information and secret spots so you don't miss anything, exclusive offers and discounts to select independent businesses across Cambridge for; shops, cycle hire, restaurants and tour experiences, such as punting and walking tours around the University of Cambridge.
Go north without the hassle of booking trains and accommodation on this 2-day tour from Cambridge to Liverpool and Manchester. Walk in the footsteps of the Beatles at Penny Lane, the Cavern Club, and the Beatles Story Exhibition. Visit Liverpool Cathedral and see the Titanic Exhibition at the Maritime Museum. Spend the night in Manchester then visit Old Trafford, home stadium of Manchester United Football Club, the next day before heading back.
Discover more than 2,000 years of history on a walking tour of Cambridge that focuses on the city’s rich heritage. This private tour comes with the undivided attention of your guide and takes you into several university colleges, a church, and a laboratory where 29 Nobel prize-winning scientists worked.
Discover how Cambridge has changed the world on our brand new Cambridge Science Tour
This tour includes
• Brilliant breakthroughs and awesome advances from Cambridge Scientists
• Entry to Christ’s College (When available) finishing at the Museum of Zoology
• Finish your tour at the Museum of Zoology and discover Darwin, dorsal fins and a dodo
Forget Venice, Cambridge has the most beautiful Bridge of Sighs hidden behind these college walls and this tour is your exclusive chance to see it
This tour includes
• All you need to know about Cambridge and the University, including Newton’s apple tree and notorious student pranks
• Entry to St John’s College and the chance to see the Bridge of Sighs
• Expert insight from our Cambridge tour guides
Our emission free Model T's, are no doubt a huge step in the right direction in helping our planet, so when you book and ride with us you can sit back, enjoy the sights and relax knowing you've done your bit to help.
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See the different faces of Cambridge! The Cambridge Spies tour with a charismatic local tour guide awaits you. The guide will reveal to you the incredible storyline of the "Magnificent Five". Learn about the working methods of "Magnificent Five" spies and their influence on politics. Did you know that a ring of spies has been in existence for over twenty years? How did they manage to act secretly this year? Take a stroll through the beautiful historic Cambridge Colleges. Find out how they relate to the Cambridge spy world. This is a unique, informative and very interesting tour.
Cambridge is a university town in the East of England, the county center. This city is famous for its Cambridge University, which has a long tradition. Did you know that Cambridge University is the third oldest functioning university in the world? Cambridge is known as a high-tech hub known as the Silicon Fen. The city is full of classicism, neo-gothic and neoclassicism as well as late Gothic buildings. A charismatic guide will lead you through the exclusive streets of Cambridge. You will see St. Benets Church. Do you know what's so special about it? You will visit Kings College Chapel and Pembroke College. Why do they attract most tourists? Enjoy coffee, tea or snacks at the Eagle pub. This is the most famous and historic pub in Cambridge. A truly wonderful journey awaits you where you will discover the secrets and interesting facts about Cambridge.
The history of Cambridge recounted by a Green Badge guide, born and bred in the city. Tours are personalised and can be tailored to different ages, abilities (eg partial sightedness) and interests - eg history, science, spies, religion, literature, architecture and ghosts. Experience the spectacular sites, and the hidden secrets with one of the locals.
Float along the River Cam on a private punt just for you and your travel companions. You'll have the whole punt to yourselves, and will receive personalized attention from your guide. Pass the beautiful landmarks of Cambridge University and learn about their history while relaxing on this chilled-out river tour.
Admire the beauty of Cambridge in a cost-effective yet scenic way by opting for a shared punt tour. Put away the guidebook and enjoy commentary from your chauffeur along the way about Cambridge’s top landmarks, such as Kings College Chapel, and the Mathematical Bridge. The tour exposes great photo opportunities you wouldn’t see from the ground, and the punt passes by multiple Cambridge college ‘backs’ including St. John’s, Clare, King’s, and Trinity.
Discover Cambridge the way you want, at the pace you want, on a private 2-hour walking tour. Use the flexible itinerary to tailor your sightseeing to your interests, and learn about the city’s history and university from your private guide. Choose to visit famous colleges like Trinity and Queens’, admire King’s College Chapel, or just absorb the atmosphere and architecture on a stroll through the medieval streets. Entrance fees at own expense.
The Fitzwilliam Museum, one of Cambridge’s most impressive landmarks, is one of the finest regional museums in Europe, presenting world history and art from as far back as 2500 BC to the present day.
This one-hour guided tour is the perfect introduction to its unique collections, including famous works by Rubens, Constable, Monet and Picasso and remarkable artefacts from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, Cyprus and the ancient near east.
Throughout the museum there are also significant collections of oriental art, illuminated manuscripts, and outstanding collections of applied arts, pottery, porcelain and medieval coins.
Official Guided Tours are conducted by Cambridge Blue Badge guides. Our guides are fully licensed and trained professionals, offering the most comprehensive and enjoyable tour of the city and it's history.
Hear ghostly tales and sinister stories on our terrifying tour of Cambridge’s most haunted streets and buildings. Not for the faint-hearted! This popular one-hour ghost walk takes you on an exciting tour of all the famous and infamous haunted sites throughout the city centre.