Cambridge City Information

Cambridge is one beautiful university town that attracts students from all around the world with its prime educational facilities. The city is situated about 80 km away from London and it is an administrative centre of Cambridgeshire area.

Every year, Cambridge hotels house thousands of tourists both from the country and abroad, who go there to experience city’s unique atmosphere, created by its numerous cultural attractions and historical places. The city offers to its visitors a huge variety of interesting places and activities, and because of that it is one great option for everyone who wants to spend one memorable vacation, far away from his dynamic lifestyle.

The central part of Cambridge is full with magnificent university buildings and colleges that are easy to explore on foot or by bicycle. One of the most popular area – the Backs is situated alongside the River Cam and presents to people incredible landscapes of the city’s colleges, one of which is the famous King’s College Chapel.

There are many ways that you can use to get around the city, but the most enjoyable one is to rent a bicycle. One really interesting activity, very popular in the area, is the traditional punting. So, if you have time you have to go to the River Cam and try that entertaining tourist attraction. If you are interested in walking tours of the city, you have to contact the local tourist information centre that organises different tours and excursions for everyone who wants to explore the city and its treasures. Those activities are taken by local guides, dressed in Tudor costumes. However, if you are interested in that offer, you have to buy tickets before you go there. There are many other fascinating attractions in Cambridge and some of the most popular ones are the Audley End House and Gardens, Castle Hill, Hemingford Grey Manor House, Hughes Hall, Oliver Cromwell’s House, the Cambridge University Library, Laundress Green and the Botanic Gardens.

So, if you are considering to visit the city, do not forget to book in advance some of the hotels in Cambridge! After that, you can gather some information about different places of interest in and around the city. And then, you will be able to organize your fabulous vacation in Cambridge, step by step.


March 20, 2011 | Author: | Posted in City Guides

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