Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge - City Life and Open Spaces

Cambridge - City Life and Open Spaces

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19 tour stops

1

Market Square to Sidney Street

To start the tour, follow Market St. to its end, where it intersects Sidney St.

3 min
2

Holy Trinity Church

Though surrounded by modern buildings, parts of this church date to the 12th century.

2 min
3

Sidney Sussex College

This late 16th-century college was founded by Lady Frances Sidney.

2 min
4

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

This small, Norman church is one of the last surviving round churches in Britain.

2 min
5

The Maypole to Jesus Green

From this pub, follow Lower Park Street to the entrance of Jesus Green.

23 s
6

Jesus Green

This park is named for the nearby Jesus College, which was founded in 1496.

3 min
7

Victoria Avenue to Midsummer Common

One of Cambridge’s most celebrated spaces, this park is named for its Midsummer Fair.

3 min
8

Four Lamps Roundabout

Go to the other side of the roundabout and follow Short Street to New Square.

50 s
9

New Square & Clarendon Street

This pedestrian area features the Grafton Centre, a major retail outlet.

2 min
10

Parker's Piece

Named after its original owner, this park has a rich history of civic gatherings.

4 min
11

Our Lady and the English Martyrs Church

This Catholic church is a good example of Gothic Revival architecture.

1 min
12

Thomas Hobson & the Conduit Monument

The monument here commemorates Thomas Hobson, a stable owner and carrier.

2 min
13

Judge Business School

Part of the University of Cambridge, this is one of the world’s top business schools.

1 min
14

Fitzwilliam Museum

Known locally as the Fitz, this is the University of Cambridge’s art museum.

2 min
15

Peterhouse & Pembroke

The city’s oldest college, Pembroke, was founded in 1284.

2 min
16

Fitzbillies Restaurant

Opened in the early 1920s, this bakery recently expanded to include a restaurant.

50 s
17

Free School Lane

This narrow, medieval street features several historic locations.

2 min
18

Bene't Street

The ancient church on this street has been a place of worship for around 900 years.

2 min
19

Cambridge Arts Theatre

This theatre was founded in 1936 by Maynard Keynes and has hosted many stars.

2 min

Overview

This 60-minute walk discovers some of Cambridge’s lesser-known attractions, as well as its famous green spaces. See Jesus Green, Midsummer Common, Parker’s Piece, Peterhouse, Pembroke College and the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Itinerary 4.7 km / 1:00

Offline map included

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