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Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide provided by Footprints Tours Cambridge

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    11 King's Parade
    11 King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, UK
    We meet at 11 Kings Parade, in front of a store called Fudge Kitchen. We are easy to spot from the bright green umbrella! There will be multiple tours leaving at the same time, you must check with your guide that you are on the "Cambridge University & City tour" with Footprints Tours.
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  • 1
    King's College Chapel
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Peterhouse Cambridge
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    Pembroke College
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Corpus Christi College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Mathematical Bridge
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 6
    Clare College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Garret Hostel Bridge
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 8
    Senate House
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 9
    St. John's College
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 10
    Trinity College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    Trinity College
    Cambridge CB2 1TQ, UK
    We generally finish in front of the main gate of Trinity College which is just 3 minutes down the road from our starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
11 King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
Trinity College, Cambridge CB2 1TQ, UK
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
  • Entrance to Kings College
  • Entry/Admission - King's College Chapel
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Corpus Christi College
  • Entry/Admission - Clare College
  • Entry/Admission - St. John's College
  • Entry/Admission - Trinity College
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please ensure you are on the correct tour by asking the guide at the start, as multiple tours leave from the same starting point.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • No health restrictions
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nicole B wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom156 contributions52 helpful votes
We had a wonderful 2 hours with Sonya yesterday. Dispite covid restrictions preventing us entering any of the colleges, she kept us entertained with interesting facts and anecdotes around every corner. There were no questions she could not answer and she gave us an in-depth
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Erik E wrote a review Oct 2020
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We did the tour today, a rainy Sunday in October, but our guide Catherine was truly excellent. She was engaging and gave our group a great understanding of the history of Cambridge and its universities. We visited beautiful areas around the universities and despite not being
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from FootprintsTours_Rita, Guest Relations Manager at Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide
Responded 14 Oct 2020
Thank you for your kind words Erik. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us in Cambridge despite the restrictions!
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Lavapotman wrote a review Sep 2020
Sunbury-On-Thames, United Kingdom4 contributions
Sonya was very knowledgeable and the tour was very comprehensive. No complaints very happy highly recommended.
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Response from FootprintsTours_Rita, Guest Relations Manager at Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide
Responded 30 Sep 2020
We are pleased to hear that you found Sonya's tour comprehensive. I will pass your kind words along to her :)
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James D wrote a review Sep 2020
1 contribution
The guides are awesome! Katherine (studied law at Cambridge) is a complete legend and gave a terrific tour. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from FootprintsTours_Rita, Guest Relations Manager at Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide
Responded 1 Oct 2020
We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for choosing us to show you around Cambridge. We hope to see you at one of our other locations (Oxford, Bath, York) soon.
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Jeffrey S wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom15 contributions8 helpful votes
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Our tour guide was Sonya. She wasn’t an alumni, but she was a local and an expert in the history of Cambridge. The tour took us to a lot of great spot all around the university. Unfortunately, due to COVID, we couldn’t go inside of any of the colleges. Great tour for any who
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Responded 2 Oct 2020
We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed Sonya's tour despite the restrictions. Thank you for choosing us to show you around Cambridge!
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About the operator

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Amylouise8920
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Cambridge 2 hour walking tour
My sister and I booked onto a social distanced walking tour of Cambridge on Saturday and it was brilliant. Our guid
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shuna2015
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Recommended, fun tour
There were only 3 of us so it was very personal, with Sonya as our guide. Lots of interesting background on the co
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Hththt2
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Excellent tour
Sonya was a fantastic guide, knowledgeable, interesting and funny. She answered all our questions with real insight
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sheila63519
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fascinating tour
Really enjoyed the tour! Our guide was very interesting and knowledgeable. no matter what questions we threw at her
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Coastal813075
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A great tour! Highly recommend
A great tour by an enthusiastic and very knowledgeable guide - was a great way to see a quick glimpse of Cambridge
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aditamg
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Perfect
We had our walking tour with Sonya, who was an excellent tour guide! She is so passionate about the history of the
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X3866DFnicolew
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Cambridge walking tour
Sonya was our guide for the fun and informative social distanced tour of Cambridge. We were fortunate to just be th
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deligetta05
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Great walking tour
Sonya was the most prepared guide we could wish to find. Her tour covered severals of the most popular sights in Ca
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Makfl
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Socially Distanced Tour
Today I did the Social Distanced University tour. I was apprehensive but felt very comfortable. We all wore masks a
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Busker999
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Excellent and fun
Gracie was our guide. Partial refund as kings college closed but shown round the main aspects of cambridge and most
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retirementrus
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Informative
Sonya led the guided walk for 2 hours around Cambridge. The abundance of history and knowledge was amazing. The tou
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lauraluciar2020
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Amazing way to know Cambridge
This tour was recommended by a friend and it was a good decision to start our day with this activity. We got to kno
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kayaker12
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Awesome tour
I’m so glad I took this tour! I booked via this website and I didn’t really know what to expect, it was the first t
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moumoune123
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Amazing!
We had a great time with our tour guide Sonia! Highly recommended when in Cambridge. Suitable to all generations
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haiyennhy
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Free Cambridge Walking Tour
It was a pleasure for me to meet and have a wonderful tour with Claudia. She was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I'
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