Cambridge Tourism


by granitewordpress
24 May 2017 · 3 min read

Travelling anywhere with children can be a little daunting and much more stressful than travelling somewhere alone with the prospect of keeping younger members of the family entertained in an unfamiliar location the cause of many a sleepless night. If you’re planning a visit to The Tamburlaine Hotel however, you’re in luck! Cambridge has a huge amount of kid friendly things to do and with hotels near Cambridge Train Station perfectly placed to set out and explore all the city has to offer, you couldn’t have picked a better base for your family break.

Read on to discover our top five kid friendly things to do within 30 minutes of The Tamburlaine…


Clip ‘n Climb Cambridge

Clip ‘n Climb is an indoor climbing and play park and is one of the must do activities for those travelling with kids. The climbing centre has been designed with children in mind, has over 20 climbing activities and it’s suitable for anyone over the age of four. Children can explore different climbing challenges in a secure environment, all equipment is provided and full training is given, making it a completely fun and safe day for the entire family.


Cambridge is famous for its punting but it is one activity that is often overlooked by families planning a day out. Many parents assume that punting is not kid friendly or that children won’t enjoy it, but this isn’t always the case. Punting is a safe and enjoyable activity for individuals of any age, and it’s great chance to try something different.

Tenpin Bowling

Tenpin Bowling Cambridge

Who doesn’t enjoy bowling? Tenpin Bowling in Cambridge is located moments away from The Tamburlaine hotel making it an easy, fun indoor activity if you find yourself with a few hours to kill or, an unexpected rainy day to account for. Children are well catered for and amusements and refreshments are readily available.

Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey

A short 25 minute drive away from The Tamburlaine Hotel is Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey. This attraction highlights the history of farming in a way that is enjoyable for children of all ages; they’ll stay engaged and enthused from beginning to end. Children can explore the Farmworker’s Cottage, see how people lived in the 1940s, visit the Craftsmen’s Workshops and take a look at historical agricultural tools. There’s also a play area onsite.

Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum Duxford

The Imperial War Museum in Duxford is entertaining and educational for the whole family. Through the displays and exhibitions, kids will be able to see what life was like during the war including a large collection of tanks and military vehicles. Plus, there are air shows with historic aircrafts taking place throughout the year.

These are just a few of the child-friendly attractions close to The Tamburlaine Hotel. If you need any other suggestions to fill your trip, we’d be happy to help!