Varsity Cambridge Private University Led Guided Walking Tour

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  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 1.5 hr

BESPOKE TOURS Tailored to your needs and objectives your private tour can be completely personalised visiting your specific places of interest. Or you may stick with our classic tour route. You can request a private tour in the following themes: Oxbridge Applications LGBTQ+ History Women’s History Alternatively, let us know what you are looking for and we will do the rest. If you would like to personalise your private Cambridge tour, please get in touch here. PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS A private walking tour of Cambridge is perfect for prospective students who would like to understand the application process, what to expect in the interview or have any questions about student life. The tour is led by current students & graduates who have applied or graduated successfully. Your guide helps you in any way they can to make sure you are moving forward with your application. We will also try to find a guide that has studied the same subject of your interest.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Varsity Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: King's College

Historical tour of King's College Chapel, regarded as one of the greatest examples of late Gothic English architecture. It has the world's largest fan vault, while the chapel's stained-glass windows and wooden chancel screen are considered some of the finest from their era. The building is seen as emblematic of Cambridge.

Pass By: Great St Mary's Church (Church of England)

Historical tour of the university church for the University of Cambridge. As such it has a minor role in the university's legislation: for example, university officers must live within 20 miles of Great St Mary's and undergraduates within three. The church also hosts the "University Sermons" and houses the University Organ and the University Clock. The latter chimes the "Cambridge Quarters" which were later used by the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament ("Big Ben").

Pass By: Senate House

Historical tour of The Senate House, a 1720s building of the University of Cambridge in England, used formerly for meetings of its senate and now mainly for graduation ceremonies.

Pass By: Corpus Clock

Historical tour of The Corpus Clock, also known as the Grasshopper clock, a large sculptural clock at street level on the outside of the Taylor Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University, in the United Kingdom, at the junction of Bene't Street and Trumpington Street, looking out over King's Parade. It was conceived and funded by John C. Taylor, an old member of the college.

Pass By: Corpus Christi College

Historical tour of Corpus Christi College, it is notable as the only college founded by Cambridge a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. The college includes the Master, the Fellows of the College, and about 450 undergraduate and 170 graduate students. The college was founded by William Byngham in 1437 as God's House

Pass By: Pembroke College

Historical tour of Pembroke College, the college is the third-oldest college of the university and has over 700 students and fellows. It is one of the university's larger colleges, with buildings from almost every century since its founding, as well as extensive gardens. Its members are termed "Valencians".

Stop At: Queens' College

Historical tour of Queens' College, one of the oldest colleges of the university, founded in 1448 by Margaret of Anjou, and has some of the most iconic and recognisable buildings in Cambridge. The college spans the river Cam, colloquially referred to as the "light side" and the "dark side", with the Mathematical Bridge connecting the two.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Mathematical Bridge

Historical tour of the Mathematical Bridge, a wooden footbridge in the southwest of central Cambridge, United Kingdom. It bridges the River Cam about one hundred feet northwest of Silver Street Bridge and connects two parts of Queens' College.

Pass By: King's College

Further historical tour of King's College with anecdotes from your student or graduate-guide.

Pass By: Trinity College

Historical tour of Trinity College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. The college was founded in 1546 by King Henry VIII. Trinity is one of the oldest and largest colleges in Cambridge.
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