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This is a lovely village location , with two welcoming pubs. Nice river walks , an excellent tea... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
The Orchard tea rooms is lovely.

Grantchester ! The Orchard Tea Rooms; Geoffrey Archer; Rupert Brooke and, of course, "Sidney... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert A
St Neots, United Kingdom
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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.
Cambridge CB2 4AG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely village location , with two welcoming pubs. Nice river walks , an excellent tea room , its own gin distillery and of course the location for the renowned TV series Granchester.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grantchester ! The Orchard Tea Rooms; Geoffrey Archer; Rupert Brooke and, of course, "Sidney Chambers and Geordie" in....."Grantchester !" We have driven through the pretty village numerous times and every time we passed the tea rooms said we really must go there one day. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking to Grantchester from Cambridge has been an absolute highlight. It takes about 40 mins from the centre of Cambridge and the walk takes you through fields as well as through the lovely streets of Newnham and Grantchester. The pubs and orchard in Grantchester are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LawrenceFam2011
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Thought I would go for drive and visit Grantchester,. Quaint village and nice to walk along by river ,but that was all. Tea rooms ok but basic snacks. Would need a nice day to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Val S
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Dropped by, close to Remembrance Day, to follow in the footsteps of poet Rupert Brooke ('The Soldier'). This affluent village is pretty enough, with a number of thatched cottages, plentiful pubs (including one, the newest and ugliest, named after Brooke) and a coffee shop. Plenty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 November 2018

It is a two miles walk from the centre of Cambridge to Grantchester. We got written details of the route from the Tourist Information Office. The route is not too well signed but it is a lovely walk by the river and across open countryside....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sandrasX1586LL
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Very pretty village, worth exploring, some lovely old buildings and pretty walks to enjoy good for photographers. Very relaxing area to explore nice pubs and restaurants to stop at as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank graham c
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Toured the church and parts of the city where the BBC series Grantchester is filmed. Also went to the Grantchester Orchard where we had a lovely lunch in the orchard along the backs with lots of photos and information about Rupert Brook and Virginia Wolff...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank GoPlaces797989
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Perfect for that afternoon walk. The Orchard tearoom is sadly badly managed with overpriced poor food, which is a shame as it used to be so nice, just walk through and go along the river and then have a drink in The Green Man

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank elle082018
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I was in a group of cyclists that stopped at the Orchard Tearooms for lunch. They didn't have a chef and the gas was off so no hot food. The staffong seemed chaotic, there was a aminated noticce stating service would be slow in busy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Andy B
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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