Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge

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Cambridge: Historic Walking Tour

1. Cambridge: Historic Walking Tour

Your tour will begin in the historic heart of Cambridge, near to the old Roman road. You will see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built by monks in the 12th century for travellers. Continue on to see three of the famous Cambridge colleges: St John's, Trinity (with its 34 Nobel Prize winners) and Gonville and Caius. Once you arrive in the geographical centre of Cambridge you will learn about the Great St Mary's Church and the University's 18th century Senate House where graduation ceremonies are held. 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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What people are saying about Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge

The guide was charming and eloquent. He made good use of the time and not a moment to get bored, I learned a lot about Cambridge in just a short time. I would like to try another tour when I visit next time!

Very informative and engaging guide. Even held the interest of our teenage boy! Would thoroughly recommend, especially if, like us, you are not spending very long in Cambridge.

Wonderful - enthusiastic, friendly and knowledgeable guide. Nothing ws too much bother and we learned and experienced so much. Bravo Chris xx

Tony Was a wonderful tour guide - very knowledgeable and very amusing. Thoroughly recommend the tour and the guide.

Very friendly guide. The tour was interesting and full of interesting facts.