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Distanced | Cambridge University College Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

Distanced | Cambridge University College Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

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Experience one of the world’s most famous universities on a walking tour of the prestigious Cambridge University. Follow your guide, a University of Cambridge student, around architectural highlights like Trinity College, King’s College, and Corpus Christi College; see the halls where alumni like Sir Isaac Newton, C.S. Lewis, and John Harvard once walked; and peek into student haunts like The Eagle Pub. This small-group tour is limited to 20 people for a personal experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.23
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$29.23
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Distanced | Cambridge University Walking & Punting Tour Led By University Alumni

Distanced | Cambridge University Walking & Punting Tour Led By University Alumni

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Combine two classic Cambridge experiences into one tour—a walking tour of Cambridge University and a punting cruise along the Cam River. First, embark on a tour of the prestigious university colleges and get an insight into student life from your Cambridge University graduate guide. After admiring architectural highlights like King’s College, Trinity College, and The Senate House, hop aboard a traditional punt for a cruise. As you glide along the river banks, enjoy unbeatable views of The Backs, the picturesque parks, and colleges that line the waterfront.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.84
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Cambridge Walking Tour
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Cambridge Walking Tour

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Our walking tour takes in some of the famous colleges and historic sights of the city as you meander down quaint alleyways and tread the cobbled streets. You will hear quirky facts and stories of the colleges and their colourful alumni, all set within the context of English and world history, plus many fascinating tales of city life through the ages not generally mentioned in the guide books. We will take you to a church 1000 years old and reveal it’s hidden secret, down side streets to places of interest visitors don't normally see. You will go back in time to medieval Cambridge to discover how the University all started, visiting colleges over 700 years old and hearing their history. We will show you what it is to experience life as a student in a Cambridge College. All our tours are unique as we specialise in small groups and encourage interaction and questions
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.62
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Private 2-Hour Cambridge Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

Private 2-Hour Cambridge Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

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Discover Cambridge the way you want, at the pace you want, on a private 2-hour walking tour. Use the flexible itinerary to tailor your sightseeing to your interests, and learn about the city’s history and university from your private guide. Choose to visit famous colleges like Trinity and Queens’, admire King’s College Chapel, or just absorb the atmosphere and architecture on a stroll through the medieval streets. Entrance fees at own expense.
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  • 2 hours
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$111.32
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Walking Tour of Cambridge

Walking Tour of Cambridge

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About Cambridge On Foot Fun and friendly private walking tours of the city of Cambridge. We are qualified Cambridge guides, the only guides permitted to lead groups into the University colleges. Every tour can be personalised to suit you and your group starting and finishing at a convenient location. Each tour will feature highlights of the town, University and its colleges.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.38
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Historic Cambridge: A Guided Walking Tour

Historic Cambridge: A Guided Walking Tour

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We have for many years been the top-ranked Cambridge walking tour on Trip Advisor. We aim to make our tours fun as well as informative. We will take you through the extraordinary history of Cambridge and it's university, including some of the 110 Nobel Prize winners that have lived and worked here. We are all professional Cambridge Green Badge guides, accredited by the Institute of Tourist Guiding. This is a private tour for you and your companions only. The maximum group size is 20.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$167.01
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City Sightseeing Cambridge Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Cambridge Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Witness exquisite architecture and verdant public spaces on this hop-on hop-off Cambridge sightseeing bus tour.  With your 24-hour pass, relax for the hour-long full tour, or design a personalized itinerary with 16 possible stops with easy access to Trinity College, King’s College Chapel, The Backs and more. Enjoy unobstructed views from the open-air viewing deck and fun onboard commentary as you savor this medieval university town.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.96
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Cambridge’s Colleges and Classic Sights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Cambridge’s Colleges and Classic Sights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Looking for an independent and flexible way to see Cambridge? This self-led audio tour via smartphone app offers a convenient, budget-friendly sightseeing option. Upon booking, download the app to your phone, and enjoy lifetime access to the recording. When you’re ready, make your own way to 9 King's Parade, pop in your headphones, and let the tour—recorded by a former Cambridge student and resident—guide you around the city.
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  • 40 minutes to 2 hours
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$5.99
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$5.99

Punting Tour in Cambridge

Punting Tour in Cambridge

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Discover the delights of the Cam River and enjoy a quintessentially English adventure on this punting tour in Cambridge. Hop into your punt on the banks of the river and make yourself comfortable. Glide gracefully along the peaceful waterway as your guide points out sites of interest such as King's College Chapel, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Mathematical Bridge, and gain insight into Cambridge’s fascinating history. In case the English summer takes a turn for the worse, your punt is equipped with blankets, cushions and umbrellas.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.42
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University Walking Tour

University Walking Tour

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This tour is a great choice for history fans. Learn about Cambridge’s past and how it became the world-class University city it is today. Save time waiting in long visitor lines by having a ticket to the Round Church included. You’ll explore the historic church which dates back to the 12th century, before walking into the center past Cambridge University colleges. See the Senate House, the Cambridge University Press bookshop, the Cavendish Laboratory, and many of Cambridge’s most interesting sights in one day.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide

Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide

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The university colleges of Cambridge are widely considered among the prettiest and most academically successful in England, with a history dating back centuries. This walking tour from the city center takes you to the heart of Cambridge University and the famed King's College, and shines a light on the famous actors, inventors, mathematicians, Nobel Prize-winners and scientists who have lived and worked here.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.78
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Distanced Shared Punt Tour

Distanced Shared Punt Tour

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Customers can purchase tickets for up to 3 or 6 people on a shared tour. Enjoy the College Backs of Cambridge on a guided punt tour. Up to 3 people will have an entire row, up to 6 people will have an entire section. These tickets comply with the government guidelines on social distancing. To avoid a long wait time please ensure you call us in advance to secure your booking time.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.67
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Private Cambridge Punting Tour

Private Cambridge Punting Tour

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Cambridge is known for its University colleges and its punting scene. Combine both of these things by going on a private Cambridge punting tour, which takes you past the backs of multiple colleges, such as Magdalene, and King's. You’ll see beautiful views that can only be reached by water, and a private tour means you’ll have direct access to your chauffeur for questions about Cambridge.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$151.70
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Distanced | Cambridge University Punting Tour led by University Students

Distanced | Cambridge University Punting Tour led by University Students

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Take to the water for a quintessential Cambridge experience on this punting tour. Step aboard a traditional punt and drift downstream on the Cam River, past the famous college ‘Backs’. Glide beneath the Mathematical Bridge and Bridge of Sighs; admire views of landmarks like the King's College Chapel and Trinity Hall; and listen as your guide unveils fascinating facts about the legendary university city. You can even have a go at ‘driving’ the punt yourself!
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.01
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A Shared Cambridge Walking Tour

A Shared Cambridge Walking Tour

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We have been guiding in Cambridge since 2011. Thanks to our wonderful clients we have for many years been the top-rated Cambridge walking tour on Trip Advisor. We want you to learn all about this amazing city, but we also want you to have fun! We aim to make our tours entertaining and interesting for everyone. We are accredited Cambridge Green Badge Guides, with public liability insurance. Please note that this is a shared tour. In accordance with Government guidelines on public gatherings, the maximum group size is 5.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.83
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Private | Cambridge University College Walking Tour led by University Alumni

Private | Cambridge University College Walking Tour led by University Alumni

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Learn about the secrets of Cambridge University on this private guided walking tour. Explore the colleges with a knowledgeable insider—a former student. By going on a student-guided tour, you’ll be able to ask questions about what life at Cambridge was like, and hear fascinating anecdotes. You won’t have to worry about navigating as your guide will lead the way and take you to multiple colleges, chapels, and libraries.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.97
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COVID-19 Shared Punt Tour

COVID-19 Shared Punt Tour

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Punting in Cambridge during COVID-19 is now available by purchasing a private seating area for up to 3 or 6 people on a Shared Tour. Along a two mile stretch of the River Cam, customers will experience the most beautifully scenic route along the backs of seven Cambridge Colleges including the likes of St Johns, Kings and Queens to name but a few. At the Traditional Punting Company both the customers experience and saftey are their top priority, so measures have been implemented to ensure punting is COVID-19 safe. Boats will be sanitised before every tour, fitted perspex screens will maintian social distancing when the minimum distance of 1 metre is not kept and the virtual queue system will prevent crowds at the departure location. It is the best way to see Cambridge at a reduced price and without the queues.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.37
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Curious Cambridge - Cambridge's Most Entertaining History Tour

Curious Cambridge - Cambridge's Most Entertaining History Tour

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Hear the whole story of Cambridge. From rank Romans, through scary Saxons, vile Vikings and nasty Normans, the ‘Cam-bridge’ was at the centre of English history for over a thousand years before the University was even founded. And learn about what 800 years of dreadful Dons and sickening Students have got up to since, in the company of one of our expertly entertaining guides. If you want a long talk about different types of arches we are not for you - if you want to learn by laughing we are!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.86
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Small-Group Guided Punting Tour of Cambridge

Small-Group Guided Punting Tour of Cambridge

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******this tour is SHARED with other groups****You will receive a personal and detailed historical tour from our knowledgeable guides. You will be told about all the bridges and buildings you pass. Hearing about the famous colleges, their history, some funny anecdotes and all about our famous University Alumni. Our guides will be happy to answer your questions on the town, colleges and whatever else you are curious about. The tour covers the 1-mile stretch of the River Cam, known as The Backs. It will last approximately 45 mins.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.79
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Walking Tour of the Sights and Highlights of Cambridge

Walking Tour of the Sights and Highlights of Cambridge

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I tailor each tour to the individual interests of the tourists in the group. I am fascinated by Cambridge's history and its magnificent sights, and have in-depth knowledge of its past and present. I can draw on my special expertise in the history of science, mathematics, and computing in Cambridge. My approach is thorough yet not too serious, sometimes light-hearted and always considerate. We shall explore the very heart of Cambridge, where new and old look out at us from every nook and cranny – hear stories of mediaeval strife and riots, struggles and labours of many a generation of students and scholars, and triumphs of the human thought. On our way, we shall discuss how ideas and life itself have changed over centuries, and what today’s Cambridge is like – both the City and the University.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.83
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Personalised Cambridge Walking Tour with Stories

Personalised Cambridge Walking Tour with Stories

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The Stories! The history of Cambridge recounted by a Green Badge guide, born and bred in the city. Tours are personalised and can be tailored to different ages, abilities (eg partial sightedness) and interests - eg history, science, spies, religion, literature, architecture and ghosts. Experience the spectacular sites, and the hidden secrets with one of the locals.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.23
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Cambridge Electric Scooter Tour
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Cambridge Electric Scooter Tour

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(Drivers License Required) This is the only E-Scooter tour in Cambridge and one of the only E-Scooter tours available in the UK. E-Scooters are the perfect way to explore Cambridge, zipping and zooming through this amazing city as you dive into the history of one of the oldest Universities in the world with your local guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.79
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Cambridge Highlights Walking Tour by Cantab Tours

Cambridge Highlights Walking Tour by Cantab Tours

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See the best of Cambridge on a 90-minute Cambridge Highlights Tour with Cantab Tours! Fully qualified guides will ensure that you have an entertaining and informative tour that covers all the city centre’s must-see sights. From the famous historic colleges to Senate House, the Corpus Clock and the Cavendish Laboratory - there is plenty to see! While you’re here, spot students heading to class, retrace the steps of your favourite alumni, and take in the enchanting atmosphere. Perfect for short visits or as an introduction to Cambridge. The Cambridge Highlights Tour is ideal for first-time visitors wanting to make the most of their time during their stay. All Cantab Tours' guides are professionally trained and hold either a Blue or Green Badge awarded by the Institute of Tourist Guiding and are members of the Society of Cambridge Tourist Guides.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.83
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Cambridge Private Tour: Secret Society Exploration Game

Cambridge Private Tour: Secret Society Exploration Game

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Inject your sightseeing experience of Cambridge with fun and intrigue by opting for an interactive smartphone experience. While still allowing you to explore at your own pace, this experience leads you to top Cambridge attractions using riddles and GPS technology. This experience provides a great introduction to Cambridge for first-time visitors and families.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$8.34
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Cambridge

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Distanced | Cambridge University College Walking Tour Led By University Alumni
"Claire, our guide, was excellent. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic we had a very enjoyable walk with her around Cambridge."..."
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Distanced | Cambridge University Walking & Punting Tour Led By University Alumni
"Ari was an enthusiastic, humorous guide who led us expertly round the colleges. We learned many interesting facts. The weather was glorious which made the punt on the river fabulous. Our guide took us expertly along the river sharing his knowledge of Cambridge as we went. It was a lovely day, and a perfect way to see Cambridge."..."
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Cambridge Walking Tour
"A very knowledgeable and detailed walking tour of Cambridge. Tim provided detailed and quirky overview of the Colleges/Cambridge, a great couple of hours. I would highly recommend this walking tour."..."
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Private 2-Hour Cambridge Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide
"Sophy was most admirable as our guide, loads of facts, both fun,interesting and important, absolutely on her fingertips. She was extremely gentle, genial and personable to spend time with, and a brilliant manner to allow us to ask any type of question, and many times on subjects which were a bit controversial too. We spoke with the utmost respect and left with a lot more than just a tour. An afternoon very very pleasantly spent and with an amazing person. Left us wanting more..."..."
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Walking Tour of Cambridge
"Our guide Dick was very knowledgeable and tailored our tour to what we were interested in. Very informative and enjoyable."..."
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Historic Cambridge: A Guided Walking Tour
"Outstanding. Our guide, Chris Skilton, was terrific. His knowledge and enthusiasm brought Cambridge alive. .A memorable day."..."
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City Sightseeing Cambridge Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
"The best to do if you don't know the place! Great expetience Bus driver very accommodating Only I must say, I wish I knew that you can purchase these with punting tour at the same time which will be a lot cheaper."..."
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Cambridge’s Colleges and Classic Sights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
"Seeing around Cambridge, as we've never been before, and being told interesting facts and info by a local."..."
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Punting Tour in Cambridge
"Excellent experience, tour guide was very knowledgeable. Highly recommend. Although weather was cold but the experience definitely worth it . I am planning to do it again in summer"..."
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University Walking Tour
"David was a very insightful and knowledgeable guide, we learnt so much about the history of the city and how it relates and has been a part to history on a broader scale. Very enjoyable tour"..."
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Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide
"Interesting and scenic walk around the historic parts of Cambridge. Our guide Sonya was very knowledgeable and delivered the information in an engaging manner."..."
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Distanced Shared Punt Tour
"Love the punting experience and thanks to our punter who shared the history and very interesting stories of the sights!"..."
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Distanced | Cambridge University Punting Tour led by University Students
"A must have experience when you visit Cambridge. The guide was fun, and very knowledgable about the Cambridge colleges, bridges and their history."..."
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A Shared Cambridge Walking Tour
"We enjoyed the whole experience and seeing all the hidden away nooks of Cambridge. Liked the new tiny doors that are popping up around the city."..."
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Private | Cambridge University College Walking Tour led by University Alumni
"We had a fantastic tour given by a graduate student named Maria. She was wonderful and did not mind all of our questions. It was a great way to see Cambridge and learn about its history and the University itself. I highly recommend this tour. Its a great way to support the students, too!"..."
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COVID-19 Shared Punt Tour
"Our tour with Will was Thoroughly enjoyable. It was fun, relaxing, informative and entertaining. Thanks Will!"..."
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Curious Cambridge - Cambridge's Most Entertaining History Tour
"Our guide was a delight, knowledgeable and amusing, keeping us informed and amused the whole tour ☺️😊"..."
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Small-Group Guided Punting Tour of Cambridge
"Excellent guide great seeing all the lovely architecture and great fun. I would highly recommend it."..."
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Walking Tour of the Sights and Highlights of Cambridge
"An excellent and informative overview of Cambridge. Great value for money and highly recommended. A good guide!"..."
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Personalised Cambridge Walking Tour with Stories
"Sophie gave us a very informative tour of Cambridge customised to our interests. We learned so much about the history of the city, the university and the spies the operated there. Sophie has long connection with the university through several generations and was very passionate about the history. Highly recommended."..."
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Cambridge Electric Scooter Tour
"Throughly professional and an amazing experience. Charles, the guide, was knowledgeable, professional and brought the tour to life."..."
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Cambridge Private Tour: Secret Society Exploration Game
"This game was so fun, educational and we would love to do it wherever we visit! It was the second day for us to explore the city when we tried this game and we thought we already know the city more or less. As soon as we started this game, we are more continuously looking out for Crests, Signs, buildings, and street’s name and it helped us to discover the perspective of the city that we wouldn't have seen otherwise. Highly recommend it!"..."

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