Guided tour

Cambridge: Guided Historic Walking Tour

Activity provider: Cambridge Tour Guides

Cambridge: Guided Historic Walking Tour

Activity provider: Cambridge Tour Guides

From US$ 24.45 per person

See all the key sights in the historic heart of Cambridge in one tour. Learn about the many famous and infamous people that have lived and worked in Cambridge on this guided tour.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • See five of the famous Cambridge colleges
  • Discover the fascinating history of Cambridge
  • Visit the 11th-century St. Bene't's Church
  • See the old Cavendish laboratory
  • Venture to the historic Eagle Pub
Full description

Your tour will begin in the historic heart of Cambridge. Continue on to see three of the famous Cambridge colleges: St John's, Trinity (with its 34 Nobel Prize winners) and Gonville and Caius.

Enjoy the splendour of King's College Chapel, built over a hundred years by five kings. Through your professional guide, learn the fascinating history of Cambridge's newest attraction, the Corpus Christi clock, unveiled by Stephen Hawking in 2008.

Your guide will accompany you to the 11th century Church of St Bene't where townsfolk have been worshipping since it was built in 1030. A short stroll will lead you to the famous Eagle Pub, home to a lot of fascinating stories that your guide will be sure to regale you with. Finish outside the old Cavendish Laboratory where 29 Nobel Prizes were won and where modern physics was invented.

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    Meeting point

    Please meet your guide outside The Cambridge Gift Shop.

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    • This tour will take place rain or shine
    Customer reviews

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    4.8 /5

    based on 101 reviews

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    My friend and I had a really fun, informative Tour with Tony on Saturday the 24th September. Tony knows his stuff and delivers it with humour and patience! He involved all of the group and kept us on our toes. The pace and ground covered was relaxed and he guided us safely through the busy roads of Cambridge.

    September 26, 2022

    It was a nice way to spend 1.5 hours in Cambridge, but I deliberately chose the historic tour as opposed to the college tour, but there was still a lot of information on the colleges and how much they were worth. I suppose this could not be helped as this was Cambridge! It felt like we did more pausing to listen rather than walking and as it was a cold day, we were suffering by the end! Our guide was very knowledgeable and funny, engaging all of the group with his banter. Well worth the money.

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    March 10, 2022

    Chris Skilton you are simply amazing. After a few hours of London train delays which meant my scheduled tour at Cambridge University at 1pm was missed. I quickly emailed Chris and he was proactive in contacting me and blessed us with a private tour, truly it was all a divine favour.., We were so happy meeting our tour guide Jonny who waited patiently for us in the City Centre. Jonny was meticulous and passionate in colourfully painting the history of the town’s history, rulers and university. Honestly, they have both exceeded our expectations. I most definitely recommend to all. Thanks a million Chris… Love Emeca & Milani

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    February 26, 2022

    Product ID: 405845