Active students are in luck: Cambridge has all sorts of sports to enjoy. Not only are the campuses stocked with facilities, the surrounding areas also have plenty to keep you active. Join one of the university teams or follow in the footsteps of other runners at one of Cambridge’s excellent parks.
Whether you fancy visiting the pub or heading to the theatre, Cambridge has plenty of places to go and things to do. You’ll find a load of traditional pubs and chic bars, while its cinemas offer up big blockbusters and hidden gems from across the globe. And come summertime, nothing beats punting along The Backs as the sun shines down on you.
Grand and impressive, there’s no shortage of landmarks in Cambridge. From its famous university buildings to churches and chapels, the city boasts one of the highest concentrations of preserved historic buildings in England. Take a relaxed jaunt around the college’s grounds between lectures. Or head to the Mathematical Bridge, an intriguing, impressive feat of design.
Steeped in culture, Cambridge has lots to enjoy after a long day of hitting the books. View unrivalled collections at the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The ADC Theatre is an iconic playhouse that’s seen its fair share of famous faces tread the boards in its time.
Take a seat at The Eagle, the legendary pub where Watson and Crick first sketched out the idea of DNA. And for the Cambridge experience, take a punt on the River Cam and pass by some famous sights along the way.
Cambridge’s university buildings, museums, churches and amenities are so close together, so getting around is very simple.
Most places in the city are easy to get to on foot, while there are plenty of cycle routes and paths if you prefer to ride your bicycle. Late for a lecture? Cambridge’s network of buses are well connected, regular and reliable.