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Cambridge University & City Tour

From US$20.28
Highlights
  • 2-hour walking tour of Cambridge University, including St. John's College
  • Select an 11am or 2pm walking tour
  • Explore the hallways and corridors of Cambridge University with a guide
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Cambridge University & City Tour
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Delightful 2-hour tour of Cambridge University with a professional guide, including entrance into the world-famous Saint John's College.
From US$20.28
Cambridge Uni Tour (PM)
Delightful 2-hour tour of Cambridge University with a professional guide, including entrance into the world-famous Saint John's College.
From US$40.58
Overview
The university colleges of Cambridge are widely considered among the prettiest and most academically successful in England, with a history dating back centuries. This 2-hour walking tour from the city center takes you to the heart of Cambridge University and St. John’s College, and shines a light on the famous actors, inventors, mathematicians, Nobel Prize-winners and scientists who have lived and worked here.
What to Expect
Choose an 11am or 2pm walking tour, then meet your guide in central Cambridge. Widely considered among England’s prettiest cities, Cambridge has a history of academic excellence dating back centuries.

During your 2-hour walking tour, follow your guide through the streets and colleges of Cambridge and learn how the university has shaped the city we see today. Along the way, learn of famous names such as A. A. Milne, Charles Darwin, and Stephen Hawking,who lived and studied here.

Visit 16th-century St. John’s College — the alma mater of figures such as William Wilberforce and the poet William Wordsworth — with your guide, and admire the impressive architecture you find. As you explore, learn of the many Nobel Prize-winners and British Prime Ministers the college has produced over the years.

After two hours, return to your starting point in central Cambridge to conclude your walking tour.
Reviews (29)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brilliant Tour Guide

Yen was interesting and fun, she made the whole tour exciting and educational. It was a funny and person tour, and I would go again.More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Eva G
Footprints T, Manager at Footprints Tours Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Many thanks for sparing the time to post a review. I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your tour, and we hope to see you again some time. We also operate in Oxford, Bath, York and London; it would be our pleasure to show...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent Cambridge University tour

I went with a 16 year old boy who is thinking of applying to Cambridge University. We had done a similar tour of Oxford last November with footprints. We both thought our Oxford tour guide could not be surpassed but we were wrong. Both guides...More

1  Thank stephen m
Footprints T, Manager at Footprints Tours Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Stephen, I'm so pleased to hear that your experience in Cambridge lived up to the high expectations that you had following a tour with Jo back in October. You've made it through two-fifths of our cities; why not try and make it a full...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Afternoon with Rachel/Rachael!

We had an amazing 2 hr free walking tour of Cambridge yesterday afternoon, with Rachel/Rachael (not sure how to spell it)! She gave us so many details about the legends behind this lively town full of many prestigious universities. The stories she narrated were full...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank debonair2019
Footprints T, Manager at Footprints Tours Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for sparing a moment to post a review. I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour with Rachel. We also run tours in Oxford, London, Bath and York; it would be our pleasure to show you around some time. Kind...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent introduction to Cambridge

2 hour walking tour with Yen - she made the tour very enjoyable whilst also being very informative. Would definitely recommend !More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stuart A
Footprints T, Manager at Footprints Tours Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for sparing a moment to post a review. I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour with Yan. We also run tours in Oxford, London, Bath and York; it would be our pleasure to show you around some time. Kind...More

Reviewed 11 February 2019
Must do at Cambridge!

It was raining and cold, but our guide tour was so brilliant and entartaining that I totally forgot the rain! Lot's of history about each college, funny bits and the way Cambridge aknowledged woman through time. Also, he talked about student's point of view (like...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Queirol
Footprints T, Manager at Footprints Tours Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for sparing a moment to post a review. I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour. We also run tours in Oxford, London, Bath and York; it would be our pleasure to show you around some time. Kind regards,

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