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What to Do in Cambridge: Must See Attractions

Cambridge Attractions

You'll soon see why people keep coming back to Cambridge. Whatever your interests or age, there are numerous activities and attractions to enjoy. Book your flights, get your bags packed and prepare to make the most of this vibrant city.

If you're ready to discover the best of Cambridge, join a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and have an expert show you the most popular sights. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our top 83 fun activities in Cambridge are also worth checking out.

Free Things to Do in Cambridge

Some say the best things in life are free. Be sure to explore the following around Cambridge:

Whipple Museum of the History of Science - Approach the staff and learn about the interesting collections housed here.

The Backs - Make this place your first port of call if it's fun you're chasing during your escape.

Gonville and Caius College - Fans of architecture will enjoy admiring the impressive modern design of this landmark.

Christ's College - Get ready to feel like you've been transported back in time while ambling around this historic site.

Cambridge Market Square - Open up your guidebook and find out why this place deserves a spot on your itinerary.

St Edward's Church (Church of England) - Gain a deeper understanding of local religious beliefs at this place of worship.

The Backs - Nurture your green thumb and marvel at the glorious plants on display.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Cambridge

Cambridge City Centre

Unique features of Cambridge City Centre include the gardens and river views. Make a stop by Cambridge Corn Exchange or Cambridge Market Square while you're exploring the area.



While there might not be top attractions in Arbury, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Cambridge Corn Exchange and Bridge of Sighs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Cambridge on a sunny day?

What to do in Cambridge on a rainy day?

With fantastic 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 blast.

What should I not miss in Cambridge?

You'll want to put these things toward the top of your to-do list to make the most of your visit:

  • 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 could put your money in the hotel safe for the day, because these terrific attractions won't cost you a dime:

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