What to do in Cambridge

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Cambridge Attractions

If you're searching for exciting things to do in Cambridge, get set to be busy. This bustling city knows how to have fun. Whatever you're into, you'll be impressed by the huge range of tourist attractions to sink your teeth into here. Keep reading to learn about some of the best of them.

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What to do in Cambridge

Free Things to Do in Cambridge

Leave your wallet in the hotel. It's easy to occupy yourself in Cambridge without handing over a cent.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science - Young or old, this gallery will stimulate your imagination and hold your attention.

The Backs - If you're eager to turn up the fun factor on your escape, this is a great place to do it.

Gonville and Caius College - Architecture enthusiast or not, you're certain to be awed by this landmark's modernistic design.

Christ's College - Swing by this historic attraction and experience a part of the region's cultural heritage.

Cambridge Market Square - If you want to see a few of the more important or interesting places in the community, this place is worth visiting.

St Edward's Church - Gain a better understanding of the local religion at this holy sanctuary.

The Backs - Renew your body, mind and soul by spending some time with Mother Nature.

Things to Do in Cambridge with Kids

There's fun for all the family no matter where you go in Cambridge. Here are some family friendly experiences to enjoy together that'll make your escape a blast:


 

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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Cambridge on a sunny day?
Make the most of the weather (and get some exercise at the same time) with some of these outdoor experiences:


What to do in Cambridge on a rainy day?
With great indoor activities like an Escape Lounge at London Stansted Airport (STN) to keep you entertained, there’s no need to let a few drops of rain stop you from having a ball.
What should I not miss in Cambridge?
If you’d like to explore the best of this place, find time for these attractions in your schedule:

  • King’s College
  • Trinity College
  • Jesus College
  • Clare College

Are there cheap things to do in Cambridge?
What can you do in Cambridge for free?
You’ll barely have time to dig your wallet out of your backpack with so many wonderful free things to do:

  • Church of St Mary the Great
  • St Catharine’s College
  • Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
  • Addenbrooke’s Hospital


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