DATE & TIME:Sunday 16 May 2021 @ 09:00
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CATEGORIES:Boat trip, Bridge, Castle, Church, City, Cobbled streets, Gardens, Guided tour, History, Market, Museums, Panoramic views, Park, Punting, River, Royalty, University
COST:This amazing trip costs £23.00 . If you book at least 10 days early then there's a small discount.
This includes the well-organised trip with all of the logistics and route planned, 2-way transport, and some awesome travel buddies to make good friends.
EXTRA ACTIVITY COSTS:In your free time in the afternoon, if you want to take part in a socially distanced chauffeured punting tour along the River Cam then it will cost approx £20.
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.
DEPARTURE:Wasabi sushi shop, platform 7, Liverpool Street Station
Map & directions: https://goo.gl/maps/zLzWEHsVT95aq5BW9
ITINERARY:# 9am – We’re meeting by the entrance of the Wasabi sushi shop by platform 7 of Liverpool Street rail station. Map: Click here for Google Map. # 9.05am – We’ll leave the meeting point to board the train. You must arrive before this time. # 10.40am – We’ll arrive in Cambridge, and begin our guided walk. # 1.30pm – Lunch break # 2.30pm – 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: Click here for Google Map. # 6.31pm – Train departs. # 7.45pm – Arrive back at Liverpool Street Station in London.
TRIP UPDATES:UPDATE on Sun 16 May: We’re meeting at 5.15pm at the 4 Red phone boxes in Market Square.
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