Cambridge, home of the famous university since 1209AD, is a vibrant and enchanting city characterised by the various colleges scattered across the city center and the abundance of bicycles. The university has clearly had it's efect on the city giving it a very safe, peaceful atmosphere and attracting enough technology companies to gain the surrounding area the nick name "Silicon Fen". But there is also plenty to do in Cambridge and below are just a few ideas:
"The Fitzwilliam Museum houses world-class collections of works of art and antiquities spanning centuries and civilisations."
Museum of Zoology
"The University Museum of Zoology in Cambridge contains collections that rival those of the major university museums world-wide. They were designated in 1998 as being of outstanding historical and international importance."
Kettle Yard is a "beautiful and unique house containing a distinctive collection of modern art. Kettle's Yard was founded by H.S. 'Jim' Ede as a place where visitors would 'find a home and a welcome, a refuge of peace and order, of the visual arts and of music."
"Located in the heart of the historic city of Cambridge, Lion Yard offers a vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere for the whole family with a great selection of shops and cafes. We hope you enjoy your visit!"
"The grand arcade is the premier destination for shopping in Cambridge, and is conviently next to the Lion Yard and the town center shops"
"A 40 acre oasis of beautifully landscaped gardens and glasshouses right in the heart of the city"
"A punt is a square-ended boat which has a flat bottom with no keel and is usually propelled using a long pole." Punting has long been a tradition in Cambridge and no visit to the city would be complete without a trip down the Cam.
Newmarket is the headquarters of British horse racing and holds 9 of British racing's 32 annual Group 1 races. It's also a busy venue for a range of other events including pop concerts.
Duxford Aviation Museum and Air
"The massive Imperial War Museum at Duxford is Europe's Premier aviation museum and regularly hosts air shows."
"Marshall Airport Cambridge is a privately-owned airport which allows corporate travellers the focus and flexibility of a local airport, whilst benefiting from direct access to Cambridge, London, and the East of England and beyond." Just 0.3 miles from our bed and breakfast.
"Situated in the heart of beautiful Cambridge, The Grafton shopping centre is ideal for a great day out with shopping, eating and entertainment." Located just 1.7miles from our bed and breakfast.