The city of Cambridge is steeped in history, with university colleges dating from the 13th-Century, museums, and historic architecture. Here some of the top things to do during a Cambridge weekend stay.
There are many notable university colleges, one of the most famous of which is King’s College. You can visit the college grounds and chapel where the world famous choir sings.
Trinity and St John's College are fine examples of college architecture and well worth a visit too.
Hiring a punt (flat-bottomed boat) for a leisurely ride along the River Cam is a great way to get a feel of Cambridge as you glide past historic colleges and churches and under old bridges.
The Centre for Computing History is a hands-on exhibition that makes learning about the history of computers fun.
Intrepid visitors may prefer the Polar Museum, which is the place to discover the Earth’s coldest regions, while the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology houses object from all over the world that tell two million years of human history.
The Cambridge Arts Theatre presents top class plays and opera productions, while the Cambridge Corn Exchange is the place for the best musical concerts.
The Cambridge Escape Rooms are where you and your friends get trapped in a locked room, and the only escape is to solve puzzles within 60 minutes.
Cambridge is about the present as well as the past, and is a great place to shop. Stylish outlets and bargains can be found at Market Square.
Eating and drinking
There is an abundance of bars, clubs and restaurants in Cambridge. If you like traditional pubs, try the Maypole. Cocktail lovers should head to the aptly named Cocktail Bar,
After a hectic day in Cambridge, relax, eat and sleep in the Cambridge Hallmark Hotel, which is surrounded by 200 acres of flowers, trees and gardens.