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Combine two classic Cambridge experiences into one tour—a walking tour of Cambridge University and a punting cruise along the Cam River. First, embark on a tour of the prestigious university colleges and get an insight into student life from your Cambridge University graduate guide. After admiring architectural highlights like King’s College, Trinity College, and The Senate House, hop aboard a traditional punt for a cruise. As you glide along the river banks, enjoy unbeatable views of The Backs, the picturesque parks, and colleges that line the waterfront.
Experience one of the world’s most famous universities on a walking tour of the prestigious Cambridge University. Follow your guide, a University of Cambridge student, around architectural highlights like Trinity College, King’s College, and Corpus Christi College; see the halls where alumni like Sir Isaac Newton, C.S. Lewis, and John Harvard once walked; and peek into student haunts like The Eagle Pub. This small-group tour is limited to 20 people for a personal experience.
Cambridge is home to one of the world’s most famous universities and this guided walking tour takes in all the highlights of the historic city. Admire landmarks such as the Corpus Clock and Great St. Mary’s Church; see university buildings including King's College, Trinity College, and Pembroke College; and learn about legendary students like Newton, Darwin, and Byron.
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.
This tour is a great choice for history fans. Learn about Cambridge’s past and how it became the world-class University city it is today. Save time waiting in long visitor lines by having a ticket to the Round Church included. You’ll explore the historic church which dates back to the 12th century, before walking into the center past Cambridge University colleges. See the Senate House, the Cambridge University Press bookshop, the Cavendish Laboratory, and many of Cambridge’s most interesting sights in one day.
The university colleges of Cambridge are widely considered among the prettiest and most academically successful in England, with a history dating back centuries. This walking tour from the city center takes you to the heart of Cambridge University and the famed King's College, and shines a light on the famous actors, inventors, mathematicians, Nobel Prize-winners and scientists who have lived and worked here.
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 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.
We provide a fully interactive and immersive tour which is not available anywhere else in Cambridge. We don't just rely on our expert knowledge to paint you a picture of the history of Cambridge. We use images and even ancient artifacts, some up to 5000 years old, which you can touch and hold in your hand! Take a walk through time as you step through Cambridge Universities unique and ancient past, and discover the legends and tales which make this amazing city and university so unique!
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 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.
Inject your sightseeing experience of Cambridge with fun and intrigue by opting for an interactive smartphone experience. While still allowing you to explore at your own pace, this experience leads you to top Cambridge attractions using riddles and GPS technology. This experience provides a great introduction to Cambridge for first-time visitors and families.
'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.
We have been guiding in Cambridge since 2011 and we love it. We will take you on a journey through 2,000 years of history, and try to have some fun along the way. We have a core team of four Cambridge Green Badge Guides, accredited by the Institute of Tourist Guiding in London. We undergo extensive training and sit practical and written exams. We all have public liability insurance.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PRICE SHOWN IS PER GROUP AND NOT "PER ADULT' AS IT IS WRONGLY SHOWN ON SOME APPS.
PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT COLLEGE ENTRY FEES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR FEE. KING'S COLLEGE CHAPEL CHARGE £10 PER ADULT AND £6 FOR TEENAGERS.
Most of the colleges are closed to the public during the summer exam season. King's College Chapel remains open. St John's College is closed to groups from 20 May to 28 June and closed to all members of the public from 14 June to 28 June. Entry to St John's is £10 per adult.
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.
Explore the living legacy of C. S. Lewis on a guided walking tour of Cambridge, and find out more about the events which brought him to the University, the places he frequented, and the ideas and works which have made him one of the 20th Century’s most celebrated authors.
Depending on group size and college availability, you will be able to enter Magdalene College, where Lewis was a fellow and had his rooms, and also the chapel where he attended services. The tour will visit other sites associated with Lewis, such as G. David Booksellers, a favourite Lewis haunt, and the Mill Lane Lecture Rooms which Lewis used from 1955-1963.
Depending on college availability, the tour may also visit other Cambridge colleges.
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.
We will take you on a walking tour of Cambridge Historic Centre and show you the best places to take pictures from using your iPhone. We will also show you how to best use your iPhone to take pictures. As well as help you edit your images straight from the iPhone editing software.
Learn about the secrets of Cambridge University on this private guided walking tour. Explore the colleges with a knowledgeable insider—a former student. By going on a student-guided tour, you’ll be able to ask questions about what life at Cambridge was like, and hear fascinating anecdotes. You won’t have to worry about navigating as your guide will lead the way and take you to multiple colleges, chapels, and libraries.
Your 90-minute private walking tour is led by a current student or graduate of Cambridge University and you will see all the most famous colleges and landmarks along with an authentic insight into student life. Your 50-minute private punting tour gives you the opportunity to see eight of the most famous Cambridge Colleges from Darwin College to Magdelene College and nine bridges from the Mathematical Bridge to the Bridge of Sighs all while being punted by a professionally trained local student-guide.
Your 90-minute private walking tour is led by a current student or graduate of Cambridge University and you will see all the most famous colleges and landmarks along with authentic student insights. Your 50-minute private punting tour gives you the opportunity to see eight of the most famous Cambridge Colleges from Darwin College to Magdelene College and nine bridges from the Mathematical Bridge to the Bridge of Sighs all while being punted by a professionally trained local student-guide.
In addition, your professional photographer is on hand to take exquisite photos of your private group as you roam the cobbled streets of Cambridge and glide along the River Cam.
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.