Visiting Cambridge has never been easier as you travel through history on a punting and walking tour of Cambridge. Accompanied by an expert Cambridge tour guide, you will discover why Cambridge is one of the most beautiful places in England to visit.
Your Cambridge tour guide shares their passion for the city and provides a captivating and insightful commentary throughout. Over 105 minutes, they bring the city and its famous landmarks to life, combining historical expertise with memorable stories and anecdotes.
We start with a walking tour of Cambridge as we explore its cobbled streets. You will discover one of the largest concentrations of preserved historic buildings in the UK with many colleges unchanged in centuries.
You will visit the very best sights to see in Cambridge with time taken to appreciate the intricacies of the architecture on display. These include King’s College Chapel, the Old Cavendish Laboratory, the Round Church and the Corpus Clock. As well as visiting many of the Cambridge Colleges, you will also discover the lesser known but equally fascinating hidden treasures of the city that you won't find in a guide book.
Your walking tour of Cambridge is also an opportunity to tread in the footsteps of the famous Cambridge alumni who studied at the University. As well as visiting their colleges, you will learn about their many achievements and escapades.
You will also discover where so many profound scientific discoveries were made, from splitting the atom to cracking the DNA code. As you progress through your walking tour of Cambridge, we explore the many historical links between the city and the rest of the world.
We then move from land to water and go punting in Cambridge. Punting on the river in Cambridge provides a unique perspective of the city as we glide languidly along the backs and the beautiful college gardens.
Many of the University grounds on display are not accessible to tourists visiting Cambridge and are only open to students and staff. Punting provides that access and is the best way to enjoy some of the most iconic sights to see in Cambridge.
Expert commentary is again provided by your Cambridge tour guide with time taken to savour the many breath-taking sights on display. These include King's College Chapel, the Mathematical Bridge, the Wren Library and the Bridge of Sighs.
You can track your progress throughout your tour by downloading our free Cambridge walking tour map. This highlights the best walking route for Cambridge and all landmarks visited.
If you are planning to visit Cambridge in person, you can use your virtual tour to plan your itinerary in advance. Maximise every minute you spend in the city and have no regrets about what your weekend in Cambridge could have been.
On arrival, you can use your virtual tour as a self-guided walking tour of Cambridge. Explore the city at your own pace and follow the route on our Cambridge walking tour map while listening to the tour commentary.
The tour was filmed in the summer of 2020 by a professional film-maker. There are extensive panoramic and close-up shots provided, allowing you to fully appreciate the many beautiful sights to see in Cambridge.
We believe that our punting and walking tour of Cambridge truly captures the heart and soul of this incredible city and we feel proud that so many of our customers feel the same way. We hope that you agree and look forward to hearing how Cambridge has inspired you too.