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Cambridge Guided Day Trip

Journey by train to the beautiful city of Cambridge with return travel with our fully guided day tour.

See the many medieval colleges that are built around cloisters and courtyards that make up this famous pre-Roman city. Enjoy a walking tour with your professional guide and see some of its oldest colleges including Corpus Christi, Trinity, Emanuel and the impressive King’s College.

Enter the Kings College then take some free time to explore many other colleges like Magdalene and Christs or visit the amazing Fitzwilliam Museum.

 

 




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Prices

  • £49.00 Adult from
  • £39.00 Child from

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Tour Highlights

  • Services of a tour guide throughout
  • Travel by train
  • Walking tour with your guide
  • Entry to Kings College Cambridge
  • Free time to explore
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The walking tour of this beautiful city will reveal many of its oldest colleges such as Emanuel, Corpus Christi, Trinity, St John’s and also includes entry to the magnificent King’s College with its impressive chapel. Other colleges outside of the walking tour can be seen during free time such as Christ’s, Jesus and Magdalene. Other well-known sights include the Mathematical Bridge at Queen’s College, Senate House – where students graduate, the River Cam – busy with punts and rowing boats, the church of the Holy Sepulchre – the famous round church, one of only four in the country, Parker’s Piece and Great St Mary’s where you can enter the tower for great views over the University and the low lying meadow-land of Cambridgeshire and the Fens.

The guided tour will reveal the history of both the university and the city of Cambridge, a city that dates back to pre-Roman times, making it an older settlement, albeit not an older university, to its great rival Oxford. During your free time in the afternoon there will be time for lunch and a chance to try punting on the river. If you aren’t happy to operate the pole yourself you can hire someone to punt for you!! One other ‘must see’ is the outstanding Fitzwilliam Museum with free entrance and historic displays of antiquity on several floors.



Important Information

  • If you intend to travel to our central London meeting points by public transport, you can plan your journey in advance on the Transport for London website – www.tfl.gov.uk.
  • This day trip is intended for travellers looking for a great value day out, with a mix of guiding and free time.
  • Please note that entry to Kings College is subject to the normal opening times of a working college chapel.
  • If closed at short notice we will include entry to St Mary’s Tower.

Tour Inclusions

  • Services of a tour guide throughout.
  • Travel by train.
  • Walking tour with your guide.
  • Entry to Kings College Cambridge.

Departure Information

  • 09.15am from the ticket office inside Kings Cross station.


FAQ’s

Will the tour pick-up from my hotel?

Not unless you are staying at a hotel that is a designated pick-up (you will see options for these before you pay).  This is because of Government actions to help prevent pollution, no tour operators have been allowed to make individual hotel pick-ups since 1st April 2017.

Are there toilets on the coaches?

Some coaches have toilets, some do not, but on all tours there are regular comfort stops of no longer than 2 hours apart, plus all places visited have toilets on site.

Will we have time for a full lunch stop whilst on tour?

Unless you book a tour that includes a specific lunch stop then no.  Most tours are targeted at seeing as much as possible in one day and do not have time for a full stop.  There are options to buy food and snacks at all sites visited, but these can be expensive and most people prefer to bring food and drink with them.  Supermarkets, e.g. Tesco Express offer excellent and great value, pre-prepared food that is ideal for this.  Here is a store finder link.

Will the tour return to for example London at the time stated or can it be late?

Most tours return at the expected time, but this is always subject to traffic and it is possible there could be a delay and so it is always wise to allow plenty of spare time if you are planning on booking theatre shows, trains or flights etc. after your tour.

What clothes should I wear?

It is always wise to check the weather forecast before setting out.  It is good to plan in case of rain, with perhaps a shower coat and umbrella.  There will likely be quite a bit of walking on tours and comfy shoes are a must and if any of the tour is on grass e.g. Stonehenge Inner Circle tours then waterproof shoes are sensible.  It is often colder out of London than in London particularly if windy and a jumper or fleece in summer are wise and a warm coat in winter.

If visiting London how much time will it take to see all the main sites, will we have time for more than one out of London tour if we only have a week? How long in advance should I book tours?

It is a common mistake that people think it may take six days to see London and only allow a day for out of London tours.  However there is so much to see out of London that four days to go out of London will be an amazing experience to see maybe all these locations, Dover, Canterbury, Leeds Castle, Hampton Court, Windsor, Winchester, Glastonbury, Stonehenge, Avebury, Bath, Stratford, Oxford and Warwick.

There are excellent day tours of London that see all of the main attractions in one day and then perhaps allow a further two days to see the Making of Harry Potter Warner Bros. Tour and other London attractions not included on the main tours and do not forget to book your show/theatre tickets well in advance too.

These are all very popular tours, most sell out well in advance and it is wise to book your tours, theatre and attractions several months in advance and you will find good planning in advance will optimise your holiday.

Is it better value to tour sites of London and out of London sites on our own, perhaps hiring a car?

No, fixed tours of both London and out of London are much better value than visiting sites individually and you will find going individually entrance costs alone will add up to more than the fixed tours, even before you factor in travel costs.

Do tours pick-up from any of the London airports?

Sorry no tours depart or return from any UK airports.  There are however excellent rapid express trains for example the Heathrow Express.

Can you help me find a discounted best value hotel? Plus theatre/shows and other attractions?

Yes we certainly can and here are some useful links.



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