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Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which features a chapel that was the debut commission of architect Christopher Wren in 1665.
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Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
+44 1223 338100
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All reviews christopher wren walk round the grounds oasis of peace trumpington street porters' lodge small chapel free entry dining hall open to the public steeped in history fitzwilliam museum library courtyard pews college architecture graffiti
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pembroke is the most beautiful college in Cambridge, and is an excellent place to visit. They have a fantastic range of architecture and a Henry Moore statue near the back of the college site.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank charlottea1603ad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we passed by this college on our way to King's College Chapel and other recommended sites, two professors were conversing at the entrance. They welcomed us to come in for a visit and emphasized it was FREE. After paying everywhere else we stopped on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LutheranLadySanDiego
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chapel, courtyards and gardens are so lovely and very worthwhile visiting. Take time in the chapel to learn about the pictures and the cross...very interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Acinonyx60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don’t miss a visit here - you have the benefit of free entry to see some beautiful gardens and the delightful chapel. I was taken by the wooden cross made from a boat and how that came to be in the chapel.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ran across Pembroke during a walk in Cambridge and had to stop in since it was free. I just walked around the gardens, which are lovely, and the buildings have nice architecture, as well. A quick visit in is worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SaraBourque
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A great free entry, wit so many colleges charging quite a lot. Lovely chapel and gardens. Flowers still blooming in November!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We took a tour of Cambridge which included a visit to Pembroke College. Wonderful combination of history, architecture and green grass.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sfinestone
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Pembroke College is not only a beautiful building, it is set in lovely grounds that are incredibly well maintained. `It isn't as well known as Kings but its well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Margaret J
Reviewed 28 September 2018

visited college, and was amased with this lovely college ground, fantastic chapel and lovely relaxing grounds and bowling green area, and the only banana tree to be growing in cambridge

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bryan G
Reviewed 5 September 2018

A large college with immaculate grounds, lawns and gardens. Well worth exploring. The chapel is arranged with pews facing each other rather than the altar.

Date of experience: August 2018
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