DATE & TIME:Sunday 20 October 2019 @ 08:35
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CATEGORIES:Guided tour,History,Boat trip,Royalty,River,Church,Park,Gardens,University,Museums,Bridge
COST:This amazing trip costs £ 19.00 . If you book at least 10 days early then there's a small discount.
This includes the well-organised trip, 2-way transport, guided walking tour, and some awesome travel buddies to make good friends.
DESTINATION INFO:Cambridge is one of Britain’s most famous cities. It combines the atmosphere of a rural town with the grandeur and tradition of its ancient university which dominates the city. The university began in 1209, when fighting between scholars and locals in Oxford led to students setting up a university in Cambridge, and it’s now one of the world’s top universities. It has educated some of the world’s top minds including Charles Darwin, Alan Turing, and Stephen Hawking.
HIGHLIGHTS:– Visit some of the beautiful colleges of Cambridge University. – See King’s College and its stunning Gothic chapel, the most photographed building in Cambridge. – See the colleges where Charles Darwin, Stephen Hawking, and other notable people studied, and see Newton’s apple tree. – Enjoy a chauffeured punting boat ride along the river Cam, through the grounds of the university buildings, and under the Bridge of Sighs. – Walk through the park where first official football game was played. – See the golden Corpus Clock, worth over £1 million. – Climb up to the top of Great St Mary’s Church to see the panoramic views of Cambridge. – Explore the little streets and try some food in the historic market square.
EXTRA ACTIVITY COSTS:In Cambridge we’ll do a chauffeured punting tour which costs £13. Please bring exact cash and we’ll collect it in the morning.
DEPARTURE:Wasabi, platform 7, Liverpool Street Station
Map & directions: https://goo.gl/maps/3h6R9kwzNg4NQHko9
ITINERARY:# 8.35am – We’re meeting by the entrance of the Wasabi sushi shop inside Liverpool Street Station, by platform 7. If you can’t find it then please ask the station staff where it is. Please arrive early and give us your full name and the £13 for the punting tour in exact cash. # 8.40am – We’ll leave the meeting point. Make sure you arrive well before this time. # 10.45am – We’ll arrive in Cambridge, and begin our guided tour. # 12.45pm – Lunch break at Cambridge Market Square. # 1.30pm – Meet at the main entrance of Great St Mary’s Church. It’s by the Market Square and opposite Senate House. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/rD8HT4UwrFqujPrj6 # 1.35pm – We’ll head to the river for a chauffeured punting boat tour. As we cruise along the river, the chauffeur will tell you about the culture and history of the university, and the architecture of the college buildings that we pass. This is one of the highlights of Cambridge and here we’ll see and pass under the famous Bridge of Sighs and the Mathematical Bridge. # 3pm – Free time to explore the city, visit attractions, museums, take photos, try local foods, and buy souvenirs. # 6.15pm – Meet by the M&S food store inside Cambridge rail station. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/duQgSBgGLe457KVq8 # 6.32pm – Train departs. # 7.43pm – We’ll arrive back at Liverpool Street Station in London. Then we’ll go for food and drinks nearby. Please bring your photo ID.
TRIP UPDATES:Update at 3.30pm: We have free time now. If you want to join us then you can use the tracking link to find us. After that we’re meeting at 6.15pm at the station. Please see the itinerary for details. Please remember that your train tickets are for group travel, and you must travel in groups of 3 or more.
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NOTE:– Check the Transport For London website (https://tfl.gov.uk) for details of any issues on the public transport network on this date, and use the journey planner to find the best way to arrive at our morning meeting point on time.
– This is an informal trip and you are free to go wherever you want. Just ensure that in the afternoon you arrive early to our meeting point to go back to London together.
– You are responsible for your personal safety and your belongings at all times.
– Details of our trip may be changed to ensure that our trip runs smoothly, so you should check this event description and the updates section regularly, before and during the trip.
– You should buy your own travel insurance.
– There are no refunds unless we cancel the trip, and places are non-transferable.
TERMS & CONDITIONS:By purchasing a place on this trip and/or attending, you and each of your guests, as applicable, confirm that you have read and agreed to our Terms & Conditions. Click here to read these: https://ukexplorers.co.uk/terms/
COME WITH US:Come with us as we go on another grand day out. It’s your chance to get out of London, enjoy a well-deserved break, discover this new place, see the famous and historic sights, try some local foods, take photos of your experiences, meet lots of wonderful guys and girls, and make some good friends. Book your place now to join us on a fantastic day out!
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