Private tour

Cambridge: Places and People Walking Tour

Cambridge: Places and People Walking Tour

Activity provider: Cambridge Tour Guides
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From US$ 162.42 per group up to 20

Enjoy a walking tour of historic Cambridge and learn about the places and people that made the city famous. See all of the key sights in the historic heart of Cambridge.

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  • See famous colleges such as Trinity, St John's and Gonville and Caius
  • See the world-famous Cavendish Laboratory and hear about its 29 Nobel Prize winners
  • See the 16th century Eagle Pub where airmen used to gather in WWII
  • Marvel at the grandeur of King's College Chapel, which has become the symbol of Cambridge
  • Visit St. Bene't's Church, which dates from the 11th-century and is the oldest church in the county
  • Hear about one or two ghosts that are said to haunt the ancient buildings
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Take a private walking tour that will make the ancient streets and buildings of Cambridge come alive. See and learn about some of the famous colleges, such as Trinity, St John's, Gonville and Caius, and Corpus Christi. Visit the world-renowned Old Cavendish Laboratory where the electron, the proton, the neutron, and the structure of DNA were discovered. Enjoy a tour that will show you all of the key sights in the historic heart of Cambridge. Along the way, visit some of Cambridge's historic churches, such as St. Bene't's which dates from the early 11th-century. Its Saxon origins make it the oldest church in the county of Cambridgeshire. You will also see the majestic King's College Chapel which took over 100 years to build. 
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  • College entry fees

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Outside The Cambridge Gift Shop

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Some of the Cambridge streets are cobbled and some surfaces are uneven so comfortable shoes are advisable
  • You will be contacted after your booking to agree upon a time and a meeting place
  • Cambridge Green Badge Guides are expected to work with a maximum group size of 20
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December 30, 2018

We went on a tour of Famous People and Places in Cambridge with the lovely and very knowledgeable Pamela. It woke up our teenagers, who could recognize themes from both school and popular culture, right in the middle of this historic city. Highly recommended!

October 26, 2021

Product ID: 89069