Unique Gifts and Days Out in CambridgeWhen it comes to entertainment in Cambridge, there truly is something for everyone and every occasion. With an impressive array of Museums and Galleries, Sporting and Leisure Activities, and a wonderful variety of Restaurants, Bars, and Music venues, all set against a stunning backdrop of heritage architecture your list of things to do in Cambridge will certainly be a long one!
If you are looking for a cultural weekend break, then you’ve come to the right place. Cambridge is a destination steeped in history and a city centre just brimming with elegant architectural marvels. The beating heart of this wonderful destination is the world-renowned University of Cambridge. Undoubtedly the most famous of all the University buildings is Kings College, and whilst remaining one of the most prestigious places of study in the world, members of the public are welcome to explore the campus grounds and wonder at the gothic architecture of Kings Chapel. Tours of the Chapel are available, and allow for an in-depth exploration of its history, including a viewing of Ruben’s ‘Adoration of the Magi’ painting…some visitors may even be lucky enough to hear the dulcet tones of the King’s College choir – a true delight! Other notable University buildings include Trinity College, Christ’s College and Corpus Christi College.
Although the city lends itself perfectly to a weekend of walking tours, there are plenty of other ways to get around. The level ground makes Cambridge the ideal city for cycling, so join the locals and hop on a bike for a speedier tour of the city. Or perhaps you’d rather get up close and personal with the delights that the river has to offer…with a selection of companies offering private and shared punting tours, you could soon be relaxing with a glass of bubbly as you float along the River Cam, whiling away the hours and drinking in the luxurious landscapes.
If you’re looking to treat a loved one or really indulge yourselves whilst in Cambridge, you’ll be spoilt for choice with places to eat, drink, shop, and be generally entertained. For those looking to spend some of their well-earned cash, a visit to Market Street and Market Hill will definitely be on the cards. Whether you are looking for a one-off hand-made gift, or prefer to stick to your favourite high street stores, there is something for everyone. When it comes to food, Cambridge really knows it’s stuff – with quaint teahouses, historic taverns, artisanal eateries, and Michelin Star restaurants scattered throughout the city centre, you are sure to find the perfect place to eat, whatever your appetite!
Cambridge really is a charming city with an extensive variety of things to do and attractions to see. Whatever the occasion – birthday, anniversary, Christmas, or ‘just because’ – we’re certain you’ll find a magical experience gift for that special someone. So visit Cambridge and discover all that this wonderful city has to offer.