Days out

Let's go there!

Let's go there!

Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there's always plenty to do in this region.

All Saints Garden Art and Craft Market

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.

Audley End House & Gardens

Audley End House & Gardens

Explore this decadent Jacobean mansion house and meet the staff in the Victorian Service Wing. Wander the tranquil gardens created by ‘Capability’ Brown, and enjoy stunning views across the unspoilt Essex countryside.

Black Shuck Ghost Tour

Black Shuck Ghost Tour

Whether you are a confirmed cynic or a big believer in the supernatural – The Black Shuck Ghost Tours team are here to take you on thrilling tours and exciting experiences to show a darker side to the ancient city of Cambridge.

Camboats

Camboats

Camboats offer timetabled public round trips with a unique view of Cambridge city and beyond. Several packages are available including the fabulous cream tea cruise and the tasty fish and chips cruise.

Cambridge American Cemetery

Cambridge American Cemetery

Walk amongst the headstone in the landscaped grounds; sit by the pools and reflect on the lives of the soldiers, sailors, coast guardsmen and airmen; gaze in awe at the ceiling mosaic of the Memorial Building.

Cambridge BID

Cambridge BID

Cambridge BID represents a collection of 1,100 shops, bars, cafés, attractions, entertainment and services in the city centre and it strives to ensure that visitors, locals and businesses enjoy a vibrant, safe and clean environment.

Cambridge Bike Tours

Cambridge Bike Tours

Cambridge Bike Tours are the only company who runs bike tour of Cambridge that takes you along the river to see the college boathouses, the University Real Tennis Club and the best spot in town to photograph Kings College Chapel.

Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival

Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival

The Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival takes place on the River Cam and is open to everyone where over 40 crews are expected to battle it out over the 200m race course, watched by several hundred spectators.

Cambridge Jazz Festival

Cambridge Jazz Festival

Cambridge Jazz Festival brings the best artists around the nation to a host of local venues to give the city the festival it has always wanted! The festival attracts the finest jazz musicians to Cambridge the UK and abroad.

Cambridge Leisure

Cambridge Leisure

Conveniently located directly next to the railway station, but with ample parking too, Cambridge Leisure is home to The Light Cinema, Tenpin Bowling, a Travelodge Hotel, Tesco and Sainsbury’s and a range of restaurants.

Cambridge Market

Cambridge Market

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.

Cambridge Science Centre

Cambridge Science Centre

Cambridge Science Centre prides itself on offering exceptional shows, workshops and unique exhibits which allow anyone to tap into their playful and inquisitive nature – making science a fun experience for everyone.

Cambridge Sculpture Trails

Cambridge Sculpture Trails

Not only are there some outstanding pieces by major international figures on the Cambridge Sculpture Trails, but there is also work by many increasingly established and up-and-coming sculptors to see.

Cambridge Tour Guides

Cambridge Tour Guides

Cambridge Tour Guides offer fun and family-friendly tours which will make this historic city come alive. You may well want to visit one of the famous colleges and only Cambridge Green Badge guides are permitted to guide inside.

Centre for Computing History

The Centre for Computing History

Much more than a museum, the Centre for Computing History hosts hands-on exhibitions, learning workshops and a wide range of events. Most importantly, it makes the history of computing relevant and fun for all ages!

Chilford Hall

Chilford Hall

Chilford Hall is the home of one of England’s oldest established vineyards and one of the largest in East Anglia, producing award-winning wines. The first vines were planted in 1972 and equates to 18 acres with 17000 vines.

City Sightseeing Cambridge

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.

Classic Wings

Classic Wings

From March to October Classic Wings’ fleet of vintage aircraft take off from IWM Duxford offering a truly memorable experience to all who fly with them. Choose from a range of nostalgic flights or purchase gift vouchers.

Discover Newmarket

Discover Newmarket

Discover Newmarket offers visitors a fantastic unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at racing’s headquarters to see the equine stars at work and learn about the fascinating history, heritage and culture of the town.

Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral

Around Ely Cathedral you can explore attractive parkland and one of the largest collections of medieval monastery buildings still in daily use. It is easy to spend a whole day, and longer, visiting the cathedral, and the city of Ely.

Ely Museum

Ely Museum

The Ely Museum is a bright and friendly local history museum, located in the Bishop’s Gaol in the centre of the historical city of Ely. The museum is the history centre for the Isle of Ely and the Fens.

Emmanuel College

Emmanuel College

Emmanuel College is one of the larger colleges of the University of Cambridge, embracing a community of around 500 undergraduate students; 150 graduate students; 90 Fellows and 150 College Staff.

Explore 4×4

Explore 4x4

Activities on offer include 4×4 off road driving, skid pan driving, blindfold driving, driving for the visually impaired, clay pigeon shooting, archery, crossbow, air rifle, military escape & survival adventures and team building.

Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey

Farmland Museum

Throughout the season at Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey, there is a packed programme of events to appeal to all ages including 1940s weekend and a Farm & Countryside day. It’s easily accessible just off the A10.

Fens Falconry

Fens Falconry

Fens Falconry is not open for the general public to drop in as a zoo or centre would be because it takes its animal care and training very seriously and the team spends a lot of their time working with the birds.

Fitzwilliam Museum

Fitzwilliam Museum

Find the museum in a beautiful, neo-classical building with its monumental columns housing an immense collection of paintings, sculpture and ancient treasures, including work by artists such as Picasso, Monet, Constable and Rubens.

Great St Mary’s Church

Great-St-Marys-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.

Hamerton Zoo Park

Hamerton Zoo Park

There’s plenty to see at Hamerton Zoo Park, it’s home to over 100 species of mammals, birds and reptiles ranging from the tiny Sebas bat, the brightly coloured flamingo to the impressive Batrian camel and beautiful white tiger.

Houghton Mill

Houghton Mill

Experience the sound and atmosphere of a traditional working mill, have a go at making flour or lose yourself in the tranquillity of the riverside setting. Find it on an Island on the Great River Ouse.

Ickworth

Ickworth

Ickworth’s impressive Rotunda – a magnificent showcase commmissioned by the 4th Earl of Bristol to house his priceless treasures collected on tours around Europe in the 18th-century – is an architectural marvel.

IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford

Discover the best of aviation at IWM Duxford. Stand in awe of everything from paper planes to jet fighters and Concorde at this historic airfield and museum. With eight hangars to explore you’ll find plenty to see and do.

Jesus Green Outdoor Pool

Jesus Green Outdoor Pool

Surrounded by beautiful parkland near both the river and the city centre, this is one of the largest lidos in the country at 91 metres. Take a swim in the delightful open-air swimming pool between May and September.

King’s College and Chapel

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.

Linton Zoo

Linton Zoo

With a wealth of rare and exotic wildlife to see including tigers, lions, tapirs, lemurs, owls, parrots, giant tortoises, tarantula spiders and many others so there is always something exciting to see and do at Linton Zoo.

Lion Yard Shopping Centre

Lion Yard Shopping Centre

Lion Yard Shopping Centre offers a variety of leading high street brands in the central hub of Cambridge. The centre is easily accessible via car and public transport, with fantastic links to the Cambridge Park & Ride.

MAA

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The museum’s collections span nearly two million years of human history, on all six inhabited continents. The oldest object is a 1.8 million year old stone tool from Olduvai Gorge, whist the newest are by contemporary artists.

Mathematical Bridge

Mathematical Bridge

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.

Museum of Cambridge

Museum of Cambridge

The Museum of Cambridge (formerly known as the Folk Museum) is set in a 17th century building, which features nine themed rooms detailing the lives of Cambridgeshire people and showing how they used to live.

Nene Valley Railway

Nene Valley Railway

As both a living heritage railway, which is tended to by its loyal band of volunteers, and a thriving attraction for the public to enjoy all year round, Nene Valley Railway offers the chance to experience the thrill of riding a steam engine

Oliver Cromwell’s House

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.

Peckover House

Peckover House

Peckover House is a secret gem, an oasis hidden away. The gardens are an outstanding 2 acres of sensory delight, complete with orangery, summer-houses, croquet lawn and rose garden with more than 60 species of rose.

Pembroke College

Pembroke College

The third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, Pembroke was the first to have its own Chapel, and in the stained glass windows there and in the Library is evidence of the way the college makes light of that history.

Pepys Library

Pepys Library

Within Magdalene College, lies the Pepys Library (of 3,000 volumes), a splendid enrichment of the College by one of its most notable sons. Samuel Pepys became Secretary to the Admiralty for many years, and President of the Royal Society.

Peterhouse College

Peterhouse College

Peterhouse College is the oldest of the constituent colleges in the University of Cambridge. It was founded in 1284 by Hugo de Balsham, Bishop of Ely, on its current site close to the centre of the city.

Polar Museum

Polar Museum

The Scott Polar Research Institute holds a unique collection of artefacts, journals, paintings, photographs, clothing equipment, maps and other materials illustrating polar exploration, history and science.

Rutherford’s Punting

Rutherford's Punting

Rutherford’s Punting offer the quintessential Cambridge experience with professional tours accredited by VisitEngland. Leaving from the original Jesus Green Moorings, the tours are one of the longest available on the river.

Scudamore’s Punting

Scudamore’s Punting

Scudamore’s pride themselves on a warm welcome, unrivalled service and have designed our services around you. Treat yourself to one of the award-winning tours or explore the river yourself on a punt, kayak or Canadian canoe.

Sedgwick Museum

Sedgwick Museum

The oldest of the University of Cambridge museums, having been established in 1728 as the Woodwardian Museum. Since then the collection has grown from about 10,000 fossils, minerals and rocks, to at least 2 million.

Shepreth Wildlife Park

Shepreth Wildlife Park

There are so many different animals to meet you won’t know where to start! Marvel at the sheer ‘roar’ power of the tigers in the Big Cat House or spy upon the mischievous primates on Monkey Island.

The Round Church

The Round Church

Looking for a unique way in to Cambridge’s fascinating history? A Round Church guided walk gives you the chance to encounter the events, ideas and people who have shaped Cambridge into the charming city it is today.

Trinity College

Trinity College

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.

University Botanic Garden

University Botanic Garden

Beautiful at any time of year, the Cambridge University Botanic Garden makes a relaxing and wonderfully rejuvenating stop on any itinerary. Less than a mile from the city centre, it’s easily walkable, though plenty of buses pass nearby.

Visit St Neots

Visit St Neots

Enjoy St Neots, Cambridgeshire’s largest market town… Nestled around the banks of the River Great Ouse and just 18 miles from Cambridge city centre, St Neots has plenty to offer visitors and residents alike.

Wandlebury Country Park

Wandlebury Country Park

Located just a few miles south of Cambridge, Wandlebury Country park is the city’s original park. This tranquil, open space offers more than eight miles of wonderful walks through mature woods, meadows and chalk grassland areas.

Welney Wetland Centre

Welney Wetland Centre

The friendly welcome visitors receive at Welney Wetland Centre is the perfect start to a day exploring wetlands, where incredible wildlife encounters take place everyday, set in the heart of the Fens.

Whipple Museum

Whipple Museum

The Whipple Museum’s interesting holdings are particularly strong in material dating from 17th to the 19th centuries. The collection contains objects dating from the medieval period to the present day.

Wicken Fen

Wicken Fen

Wicken Fen, one of Europe’s most important wetlands, supports an abundance of wildlife. There are more than 8,500 species, including a spectacular array of plants, birds and dragonflies at the National Trust’s oldest nature reserve.

Wimpole Estate

Wimpole Estate

Situated near Royston, the mansion, at the heart of this estate, is evidence of Elsie Bambridge’s success in creating a home. Explore intimate rooms contrast with beautiful and unexpected Georgian interiors.

Wren Library

Wren Library

The Wren Library was completed in 1695 to the design of Sir Christopher Wren. It contains the manuscripts and printed books which were in the Trinity College library by 1820, together with various special collections given to the college.

Wrest Park

Wrest Park

Explore the evolution of the English garden with a stroll through three centuries of landscape design at Wrest Park. From dazzling parterres and fragrant borders, to sweeping views and woodland walks, it’s a real treat for the senses.