2. Cambridge Alumni-Led Walking & Bus Tour w/opt King's College
BECOME A TIME TRAVELER
In just an hour and a half, walk through a thousand years of human history: from an Anglo-Saxon church tower to a contemporary (and controversial) clock that doesn’t even tell the time properly. See the rooms where Newton wrote his theory of gravity and hear the truth behind the apple tree myth. Visit the pub where Watson and Crick announced one of the greatest discoveries of the twentieth century. Marvel at some of the greatest examples of Gothic and Neoclassical architecture in the world. Inspiring, baffling, and downright outrageous: Cambridge is a city full of stories waiting to be told.
THE STUDENT’S STORY
Cambridge is nothing without its students, and it’s the students who make our walking tours so special. Combining a deep passion for the city’s history and architecture with the knowledge and experience of an insider, all our tour guides are either graduates or current students of the University of Cambridge. You hear all about what the students really get up to – from “college parents” to lavish May Balls and the dreaded all-nighters in-between. Which college is the poshest one, and which is the richest? Which one has a communist flag in its bar? As well as hearing it all from the horse’s mouth, you get to see inside up to two colleges, with highlights including the beautiful Pembroke College Chapel and gardens. This is the real Cambridge as experienced from within the college walls.
Our classic 90-minute Cambridge tour covers some of the following highlights:
Trinity Hall College
The Wren Library
Corpus Christi College
The Senate House
Gonville and Caius College
St Catherine’s College
Great St Mary’s Church
The Eagle Pub
The Corpus Clock
The Round Church
Famous town stories, and more…
This is a shared walking tour conducted in English. All colleges entered on our classic tour route are included in your ticket price, however, college availability varies from day to day, meaning we cannot always guarantee specific college access.
City Sightseeing is back! Our buses visit 18 locations with 9 different audio guides that allow everyone to enjoy the sights and sounds of Cambridge. Visit the beautiful Botanic Gardens, discover countless years of history at Cambridge’s many museums and explore our bustling retail hubs. Our buses stop by some of the best attractions around the city including, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Silver Street, The American Cemetery, Kettles Yard and so much more, there truly is something for everyone.
As well as enjoying 360 panoramic views of the city by open-top bus, you can now experience Cambridge like never before with our multiple joint ticket options!