Welcome to the “Spies of Cambridge” private walking tour, where intrigue and espionage unfold as we explore the city’s hidden secrets. Follow in the footsteps of the infamous Cambridge Five and discover the covert history of these spies who operated in the shadows during the Cold War. From Trinity College to the enigmatic MI5 Headquarters, we’ll delve into the clandestine world of intelligence gathering and codebreaking, making this 2-hour tour a thrilling journey through the city’s captivating spy stories. Join us as we uncover the hidden chapters of Cambridge’s past and unravel the mysteries of the spies who left an indelible mark on history.

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  • Professional local tour guide

Route & Duration

2 hours
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    Cambridge has a captivating and infamous history when it comes to spies. One of the most well-known chapters in this tale is the Cambridge Five, a group of British university students who were recruited by Soviet intelligence during the 1930s and 1940s. As you walk through the hallowed halls and historic sites of Cambridge, the echoes of spy secret activities linger, adding an element of mystery and intrigue to this renowned academic center. Learn about the cultural, political and historical background of Cambridge spies and discover how the story started and how it ended.

Meeting Point

Meet the guide in front of the Pembroke College
(Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RF, UK) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.