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Coach holidays to Cambridge

Coach Holidays to Cambridge

Search coach holidays to Cambridge and book discounted coach trips to Cambridge with Cambridge coach trips are available from most local departure points across the UK with leading coach operators.

We have sourced the best value coach trips to Cambridge and offer a range of holidays from short and weekend breaks to coach tours that visit Cambridge as part of wider travel plans. Cambridge lies about 50 miles north east of London and is situated in the heart of East Anglia. The city is well known for the University of Cambridge which is one of the most important and famous universities of England. In Cambridge you will be inspired by the many beautiful museums and art galleries and can admire the great architecture and majestic college buildings. There are quaint passages to explore, set around the historic market place and colleges, where a unique and relaxing shopping experience can be found. Or if you prefer you could catch a student theatrical production, a show at the Arts Theatre, or see live music or comedy at the Corn Exchange.

Read on for our latest Cambridge coach holiday offers and more information about the sights and attractions in this popular city.

Cambridge History

The city of Cambridge is far older than the university and it was the Romans who built the first proper town here, as it was a convenient crossing point of the river Cam on the edge of the marshy fen land. The town was originally a port and the area by Magdalene Bridge is still known as Quayside, although now it only has punts and not ships! The Normans built a castle on Castle Hill in 1068. All that is left of the castle now is Castle Mound. This is the highest point of Cambridge, and if you climb to the top of the mound you will get a good view of Cambridge.

Places of interest/attractions in Cambridge

Coach holidays to Cambridge provide the opportunity to visit a wide range of attractions and places of interest.

The Fitzwilliam Museum

This museum is known as the Art and Antiquities Museum of Cambridge University. It is one of Britain 's earliest public museums and admission is free.

Houghton Mill

Situated in a stunning riverside setting, and full of excellent hands-on activities for all the family, this five-storey historic building is the last working watermill on the Great Ouse.

Cambridge Sculpture Trails

This is a combination of three different walking trails which take you to outstanding pieces of sculpture sited in historic and modern Cambridge . The routes include almost 60 works of English sculptors

Cambridge Market Square

During the week you will find books, clothes, bric-a-brac, fruit and vegetables at the market. On Sundays there is a flourishing Farmers Market selling local organic produce. Arts and Crafts are available all the year round at the All Saints Market, where local craftspeople sell their own handiwork.

The Grasshopper Clock

The fabulously terrifying "Grasshopper Clock" on the corner of Corpus' Taylor Library is a must-see for any Cambridge visitor. It has a shining, 24-carat gold dial and a gruesome time-keeper and is a dazzling addition to the historic city centre.

Special Events in Cambridge in 2016

If you are considering a coach holiday or coach trip to Cambridge in 2016 the following are a selection of well attended events taking place in Cambridge throughout the year. So if you are interested in attending these events search for your coach holiday to Cambridge around these dates.

Strawberry Fair June 2016
Cambridge Mid Summer Fair Wednesday 24th – Monday 29th June 2016
Jazz & Brass in the Parks Selected Sundays from June to September 2016, 3pm – 5pm

Whenever you choose a coach holiday or coach trip to Cambridge you are sure to find plenty to see and do. If you cannot find a suitable coach trip to Cambridge contact us and our coach holiday operators help you find your perfect trip.
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