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Cambridge Attractions

The City of Cambridge is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in Britain. Situated in the quiet east of England, amid the rural countryside of Cambridgeshire. The residents, students of the University and visitors, have the best of all worlds, the combination of the romantic medieval image and an up to date city; Cambridge is beautiful, not over big and with all the amenities of a University City. Cambridge’s unique setting on the banks of the River Cam, the "backs" and the magnificent architecture of the University buildings all combine to make Cambridge the most unforgettable place, one which will linger long in your memory.

Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral

The Cathedral is set within the walls of the Benedictine Monastery, and a walk round the College will reveal that Ely has the largest collection of medieval domestic architecture in England. The Porta was the original entrance to the Monastery and Prior Crauden's Chapel is situated nearby.

Hotels near Ely Cathedral
Ely Guest House3 starfrom £39.95
Lamb Hotel3 starfrom £45.00
Poets House from £129.00
High Flyer from £45.00
The Castle Hotel3 starfrom £45.00
Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

The Chester Millennium Festival Trail is a route through the city centre that passes 40 of the most important buildings in terms of architectural development. It was laid down in 2000 and local people selected all the buildings. More than the obvious Roman architecture, the walk takes in a wide range of styles and demonstrate Chester’s important architectural heritage. Surprises along the way include the Odeon cinema, which is a great example of the art deco style. The tour is self guided with footpath markings.

Hotels near Whipple Museum of the History of Science
Hilton Cambridge City Centre4 starfrom £129.00
City Centre Townhouse from £199.00
The Castle BandB from £60.00
DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre4 starfrom £134.25
University Arms Hotel4 starfrom £99.00
The American Cemetery

The American Cemetery

The Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial site in England, 30.5 acres in total, was donated by the University of Cambridge. It lies on a slope with the west and south sides framed by woodland. The cemetery contains the remains of 3,812 of our military dead; 5,127 names are recorded on the Tablets of the Missing. Rosettes mark the names of those since recovered and identified. Most died in the Battle of the Atlantic or in the strategic air bombardment of northwest Europe.

Hotels near The American Cemetery
Harvest View BandB from £77.50
Madingley Hall5 starfrom £60.00
Rectory Farm3 starfrom £57.75
Hadleigh4 starfrom £115.00
Premier Inn Cambridge North - Girton3 starfrom £71.00

Other Attraction near Cambridge

  • The Museum of Zoology - The museum houses an extensive collection of scientifically important zoological material.
  • River Cam - For those interested in rowing, they will be entertained by the "Bumps Races", which take place on the River Cam.
  • Scott Polar Research Institute - The Scott Polar Research Institute's Museum holds a collection of artifacts, paintings, drawings, photographs (including cinematographic film, lantern slides, and Daguerreotypes), and other material.