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All Saints Garden Art and Craft Market
The All Saints Garden Art and Craft Market has been part of the Cambridge scene for over thirty years, providing the opportunity for local artists and craftspeople to exhibit in this delightful open-air setting just opposite Trinity College.
The Babylon Gallery on Ely’s waterside is situated in a converted 18th century brewery warehouse. Hosting year round, high quality local, regional and national exhibitions of contemporary art and craft.
Cambridge Cheese Company
Bursting at the seams with the finest artisan foods from Britain and Europe, The Cambridge Cheese Company has a huge range of carefully selected farmhouse cheeses, charcuterie, olives, antipasti, wines, chutneys and more.
Cambridge Chop House
Cambridge Chop House is located in the heart of Cambridge. They serve traditional British food, that is no nonsense and is keenly presented. Real ale is served direct from the cask and the wine list is thorough and imaginative.
The stalls at Cambridge Market have been trading at the historic market square in the city centre since the middle ages. From Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm, the stalls at the general market sell a wide range of goods.
City Sightseeing Cambridge
Be inspired by the museums and art galleries, or relax in the enchanting restaurants and pubs. Whatever your taste, enjoy the sights and sounds of Cambridge from the top deck of the hop on hop off bus tour with City Sightseeing.
Ely Market Place hosts a calendar of events throughout the month. There are general markets held on Thursdays and on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of every month you can enjoy a fantastic range of goods, at great prices.
Great St Mary’s Church
Great St Mary’s Church marks the centre of Cambridge, and is the university church. Climb the tower of this magnificent building for a fantastic view of the city and King’s College chapel, directly opposite.
King’s College and Chapel
King’s College was founded in 1441 by Henry VI and is one of the 31 colleges in the University of Cambridge. King’s has an outstanding academic record and is also world-famous for its Chapel and choir.
This popular and simple wooden bridge is centuries old and has its own story. Most locals would refer to is as the Mathematical Bridge although its official name is the prosaic Wooden Bridge. Find it at Queen’s College.
Michaelhouse Café menus include cooked breakfasts; delicious lunches, such as quiche, mouth-watering casserole, excellent vegetarian choices, and an all-day sandwich menu. Along with desserts, you’ll want to eat it all.
Oliver Cromwell’s House
Visit the former Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell’s family home. Experience what domestic life would have been like in the 17th century in a variety of re-created period rooms as well as an exhibition detailing the Civil War.
The Eagle pub is an institution for locals, city dwellers, shoppers and tourists alike. Those in the know will seek out their traditional British pub. They serve freshly prepared, irresistible food all day, every day.
Since founded in 1546, Trinity College has flourished and grown, and is now a home to around 600 undergraduates, 300 graduates, and over 180 Fellows. Princes, spies, poets and prime-ministers have all been taught here.