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Stroll Through the key sights Of Cambridge

The tour will take in many of the key sights in Cambridge. We begin at the site of the Roman Road, which dates back to the first settlement in Cambridge 2,000 years ago. Nearby we will see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a Norman church built around 1130.

From Cambridge
Online Experience
1 Hour
United Kingdom
Upto 10 people
English
Highlights
  • Real-time experience streamed live from the historical city of Cambridge
  • Visit  popular attractions, such as the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, St. John's College, the Corpus Christi clock and Cavendish Laboratory
  • Visit the historic Eagle Pub where Airmen gathered during World War II 
Description

We will begin our live-streamed online tour of Cambridge at the site of the Roman Road, which dates back to the first settlement in Cambridge 2000 years ago. Nearby we will see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a Norman Church built around 1130. 

As we move into the historic heart of Cambridge, we will first visit St. John's College, founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort in 1509. We will then come to the Trinity College, founded by Henry VIII in 1546. Amongst its extraordinary list of alumni, Trinity boasts 2 Kings, Six Prime Ministers and 34 Nobel Prize winners.
Reaching the centre of Cambridge, you will see Gonville and Caius College, founded in 1348, which has 15 Nobel Prize winners to its name. In the same area, we see Great St.Mary's Church, both a parish Church and the University Church. Then, we will walk to King's College and its magnificent Chapel, world-famous for its beauty and for its choir. It took around 100 years to build and was completed in the 1540s under King Henry VIII.
Our next stop is the latest addition to the Cambridge street scene, the Corpus Christi clock. Designed by a former Corpus Christi graduate Dr John Taylor, and donated by him to his old college, its striking design and unusual concept have made it very popular with visitors. A short walk takes us to St. Bene't's Church, a Saxon Church and the oldest in the entire county of Cambridgeshire built by the townspeople in 1030. Opposite to St. Bene't's is the historic Eagle Pub. Airmen gathered there in World War II and wrote their squadron numbers on the ceiling. 123 squadron numbers can still be seen today.

We will finish the tour at the old Cavendish Laboratory, an extraordinary site of scientific achievement. 29 Nobel Prizes were earned inside the walls of the Cavendish.

About this experience
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Please sign in to the Zoom app five minutes prior to the beginning of the experience
  • This tour involves travelling to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions (only for outdoor tours)
  • You can book this tour either for 25 GBP per screen OR as a private session for 110 GBP for up to 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Chris Skilton

I am a Cambridge Green Badge guide. I have qualified in 2011, sitting exams accredited by the Institute of Tourist Guiding. I have been guiding ever since and run a company called Cambridge Tour Guides. For many years, we have been providing top-ranked Cambridge walking tour guides. Join my tourHQ Online Experiences for exciting virtual tours of the city!

From USD 35 / Screen
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.