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Pembroke College

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Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
+44 1223 338100
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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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Reviewed 31 October 2016

So It was a delight to visit it's name sake. What a lovely garden and church. We visited during a restricted visitor time but were still able to get an overview.

Thank anitak335
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We popped in by chance and were able to walk round the grounds These are beautiful and give you a glimpse of what it must be like to live in a college.

Thank gemmell1961
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

It is unfortunate that this college doesn't have any outdoor seating - it's a superb and spectacular college with beautifully manicured lawns. The Fellows Lawn is particularly nice overseen by the statue of its famous son, William Pitt. The chapel is old and full of...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Visited here during Open Cambridge weekend. Porters were helpful and friendly (not always the case in Cambridge I find) and the grounds and buildings interesting and delightful.

Thank kgs1971
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice college - interesting to see the chapel and buildings. You can visit it for free and this can be part of strolling through the town.

Thank Doro S
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My friend took me to this college to show me the college/uni she aspires to go to (Pembroke college). I was amazed by its beauty! The fresh cut lawns as well were breath taking. The place itself was amazing, I cannot mention on the teaching...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Walked around the courtyard and gardens of this College. The flower displays were amazing. Standard fuchsias of every hue. Church very nice.

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Visiting Pembroke was part of our Visitor Center Tour. Pembroke was unexpectedly a great visit. Its buildings provide views of different architectural styles and it has some of the oldest buildings in Cambridge. The gardens are well kept and beautiful. Well worth a visit

Thank robinebaker45
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Pretty college at Cambridge U. Visited for the summer program. Registration took place in the Old Library, one of the oldest buildings still in use at the university. Beautiful and picturesque buildings, no pedestrians allowed on the grass (only on special occasions). Pembroke is one...More

Thank S L
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Pembroke college isn't one of the famous ones, yet it is one of the prettiest in my opinion. Definitely worth a look!

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