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Grantchester Village

Cambridge CB2 4AG, England
+44 1223 322640
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My travel buddy and I had watched all the Grantchester shows on pbs and just wanted to see this... read more

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This area of Cambridge is quiet and pleasant if you want to rest or do a running, I really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Located a short distance from the center of Cambridge, this historic and picturesque village features a magnificent medieval church, quaint thatched cottages and a pool where Lord Byron used to swim.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cambridge CB2 4AG, England
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+44 1223 322640
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Reviewed yesterday

My travel buddy and I had watched all the Grantchester shows on pbs and just wanted to see this sleepy little village for ourselves. They do film there, but only some places. The cabbie said, "So, you want to see the touristy areas?" And all...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This area of Cambridge is quiet and pleasant if you want to rest or do a running, I really enjoyed my free time here

Thank ngaothe88
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You must visit the orchard in Grantchester, a must. Richard the manager is an asset a softy spoken Irishman was charming, he helped my 82 year old mother and showed her around. The cream teas are to die for, sitting under the apple trees on...More

Thank Denise T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very pretty village with good pubs and access to the River Cam. We swim in the river on a fabulously warm afternoon. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely village,visited on a sunny summers evening, dinner 8n the pub garden followed by a walk through the Meadows by the River Cam. Beautiful church.

Thank Bahippo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was taken to this village by a friend who frequents there while studying in Cambridge. The Orchard Cafe is a unique must stop location for tea and scone or whatever you fancy. There is indoor seating but the uniqueness and most popular location is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We cycled Sunday morning from the Gonville Hotel to the Tea Rooms - well worth the trip. Took us about 30 to 40 minutes to cycle from Cambridge through lovely fields.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As long as you pick your day (I wouldn't like to do it when weather is wet and wild), the walk from Cambridge to tiny Grantchester via the Grantchester Meadows and along the River Cam is about a quintessentially English experience as you can get....More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Had a walk along the river then in to the orchard for a sit in a deck chair and a cream tea lovly day out 🇬🇧👍

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Had a brief visit as our friend was a fan of the tv show The village is pretty and unspoiled There are a few pubs and nice places to eat

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Response from Newtontj | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can , either a punt, a canoe or rowing boat, from Scudamores in Newnham , make sure you are taking a boat on the Upper River,its about a 45 minute journey by punt and absolutely beautiful, stop for a swim or a picnic... More
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