Heritage and Culture of Cambridge – Walking Tour for Couples
Indulge in a romantic two-hour walking tour of Cambridge, discovering the city’s captivating charm and historic landmarks. Begin at Market Hill, where you can soak in the vibrant atmosphere and explore local markets. Admire the grandeur of Great St Mary’s the University Church, a magnificent setting for weddings and concerts. Experience the breathtaking beauty of King’s College Chapel, with its exquisite architecture and stunning stained glass windows. Pass by the picturesque grounds of King’s College and discover the iconic Corpus Clock, a mesmerizing timepiece that blends art and science. Discover the heritage of St Catharine’s College and the historic Corpus Christi College, each contributing to the rich tapestry of Cambridge’s academic legacy. Conclude your tour after discovering stories behind enchanting Queens College and the charming Finella at Gonville and Caius College.
- Marvel at King's College Chapel's stunning architecture.
- Experience the unique Corpus Clock's blend of art and science.
- Explore the heritage of historic Cambridge colleges.
- Professional local tour guide
Route & Duration
Market Hill has been a central hub of commercial activity in Cambridge for centuries. It has played a vital role in the city's trading history and continues to be a bustling marketplace where locals and visitors gather to shop and socialize.
Great St Mary's the University Church
Great St Mary's holds significant historical and cultural importance as the official church of the University of Cambridge. It has served as a place of worship, academic ceremonies, and community gatherings, reflecting the strong connection between education and spirituality in Cambridge. (Outside visit)
King's College Chapel
King's College Chapel is an architectural masterpiece and a symbol of Cambridge's rich heritage. Its stunning Gothic design and intricate stained glass windows showcase the craftsmanship of the time, while its role as a place of worship and cultural events contributes to the city's cultural fabric. (Outside visit)
King's College, founded in 1441, is one of the most prestigious and iconic colleges in Cambridge. It has a long-standing academic reputation and has produced renowned scholars and leaders throughout history. Its grandeur and beauty make it a centerpiece of the city's architectural heritage. (Outside visit)
The Corpus Clock
The Corpus Clock, located at Corpus Christi College, is a modern marvel that blends art and science. Created by inventor John C. Taylor, it symbolizes the passage of time and the pursuit of knowledge, reflecting the innovative spirit that Cambridge is renowned for.
St Catharine's College
St Catharine's College is steeped in history and known for its tranquil beauty. It has provided a nurturing environment for generations of students and continues to contribute to Cambridge's intellectual and cultural heritage. (Outside visit)
Corpus Christi College
Corpus Christi College, founded in 1352, has a rich history and architectural splendor. It represents the enduring traditions and academic excellence that have shaped Cambridge over the centuries, while its beautiful buildings and serene courtyard offer a peaceful retreat in the heart of the city. (Outside visit)
Queens' College has a storied past and is known for its stunning riverside location. Its architectural beauty, including the iconic Mathematical Bridge, showcases the unique charm of Cambridge's historic buildings and their enduring significance in the city's heritage. (Outside visit)
Gonville and Caius College - Finella
Gonville and Caius College, with its Finella Building, represents Cambridge's intellectual legacy. The college's contributions to academia and its historic architecture highlight the institution's role in advancing knowledge and nurturing future scholars.
Pembroke College, founded in 1347, holds a special place in Cambridge's history. Its rich heritage and esteemed alumni, including renowned writers and scientists, reflect the college's enduring commitment to academic excellence and intellectual exploration. (Outside visit)
We will meet at Market Hill, in front of Saint Michael's Church
(Trinity St, Cambridge CB2 1SU, UK) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.