Discover one of the most famous university cities in the world on this free walking tour of Cambridge! See King's College, the Mathematical Bridge and Great St Mary's Church with an expert local guide.
Free Walking Tour of Cambridge
One of the most prestigious universities in the world awaits you on this free walking tour of Cambridge: get ready to stroll through the elegant gardens of the famous colleges and admire their most important monuments! Having met your guide on Market Hill, you'll embark on your route to the nearby Great St Mary's Church. Did you know that this Medieval temple was the location of the funeral of the late great physicist Stephen Hawking?
Walking onwards to King's College, one of the many student centres that make up the University of Cambridge, you'll get to admire the façade of its chapel while you learn all about the history of the city. Not far from here, you'll see the Corpus Clock, and your guide will reveal the significance of its symbolism.
You'll pass by The Eagle, one of the best known pubs in Cambridge, on the way to the Cavendish Laboratories, the Physics Department whose researchers have won 29 Nobel Prizes so far. Reaching Pembroke College, you'll feel immersed in the university spirit of the city.
Cross over Mathematical Bridge, one of many walkways which span the River Cam. Do you know what makes this one special? An optical illusion that you'll discover on your free tour! You'll then head onwards to admire the grounds of Trinity, Gonville and Caius and St John's Colleges, before your tour comes to an end by the curious Round Church of Cambridge.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the previous day (4:30 PM local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.