Places of interest

Cambridge

The home of one of the oldest Universities and beautiful college buildings. A wealth of museums including the Fitzwilliam and Folk museum, plus punting on the Cam.

Many tourists visit Cambridge each year to see the historic university, its buildings and the beautiful Backs. King's College Chapel is the most famous building in Cambridge. Outside, the best views of the chapel are from Kings Parade and Queen's Road, and from its entrance via Senate House Passage or Trinity Lane. Click here to go to Cambridge for Tourists


Cambridge Park & Ride Sites.

There are five Park & Ride sites in Cambridge.

Click here to go to the Cambridge Park & Ride web site


Tour bus

See the apple tree that jolted Isaac Newton into formulating the laws of gravity, wander through the hushed courtyards of the Colleges that nurtured England's finest minds and try your hand at punting along the River Cam - all within easy reach of your City Sightseeing tour of Cambridge. This tour includes a walking tour through the pedestrianised centre of cambridge during the summer season.

Start Point: Railway Station

Main Pickup Points: Silver Street, American Military Cemetery, Round Church

Frequency: Every 15- 30 minutes

Click here to go to the CitySightseeing web site


Duxford Museum

Duxford retains its wartime atmosphere and, as many of its aeroplanes still fly, you might even see one take to the air during a visit. Over 400,000 visitors come to Duxford annually and see biplanes, Spitfires, Concorde and Gulf War jets among the 180 historic aircraft on show.

Click here to go to the Imperial War Museum Duxford


American Cemetery

First established on 7 December 1943, these 30.5 acres, donated by the University of Cambridge, were selected as a permanent American Military Cemetery due not only to the scenic grandeur, but also because a large proportion of American casualties occurred in this general area of East Anglia. The cemetery was dedicated on 16 July 1956.

The World War II Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial is located three miles west of the university city of Cambridge, England on Highway A-1303 and sixty miles north of London. It takes about four and a quarter hours driving from London. By automobile. Cambridge may also be reached by railroad from the Liverpool Street Station. Travel time is about one and a half hours. Train service is frequent. Taxicab service to the cemetery is available at the Cambridge Station. There are excellent hotels in the city.

Click here to go to the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial web site


Anglesey Abbey

A National Trust property, originally built inthe 13th century, with large gardens.

The 98 Acre grounds of the abbey provide a wide range of features throughout the year. 23 distinct areas have been designed to impact on your senses.

Click here to go to National Trust Site


Wimpole Hall

A National Trust House set in spacious landscaped grounds and a rare breeds farm.

First built in 1643 and much altered by subsequent owners, Wimpole has developed into the largest country house in Cambridgeshire.

Click here to go to National Trust Site