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Romantic Valentines Day walks Through Cambridge

by granitewordpress
01 February 2018 · 3 min read
Romantic Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, couples and hopeful romantics all over the country will be looking for ways to spend the holiday. As one of the most scenic places in Britain, Cambridge has a lot to offer and romantic things to do as a couple this February.

Our hotels in Cambridge UK sit at the heart of the historic university town, surrounded by beautiful landmarks. Here are some of the best routes to take a stroll on your romantic weekend away at The Tamburlaine Hotel.

Cambridge Botanic Garden

blonde woman wearing sunglasses in a botanical garden

Even in the cold of winter, couples can escape to a different climate and explore a green paradise full of natural wonders. The Cambridge University Botanic Garden is an Eden in the heart of the frost-covered fields and icy cobbled pathways of Cambridge in the winter time. Established in 1831, the garden boasts 16 hectares of natural beauty, most of which can be found inside the gorgeous glass houses. Why not book your stay at The Tamburlaine Hotel so you and your loved one can explore the beautiful grounds and get lost in the greenery?

Jesus Green

 

Jesus Green, Cambridge

As one of the largest open areas in Cambridge, Jesus Green offers a lot of space for you and your loved one to explore as you reminisce about old memories. The public park is located to the north end of the town next to the Jesus College, which is where the name derives from. As you walk around the grounds, you’ll discover a plethora of trees and other plants. Be sure to capture some photos of the Jesus College as a memento of your time together in Cambridge. The open space also makes a great place for a jog if you’re the type of couple who likes to stay active.

Bridge of Sighs

Bridge of Sighs
People punting under the “Bridge of Sighs” on the river Cam, in Cambridge (England, UK)

The ancient architecture found throughout the gardens and streets of Cambridge it what makes the city such a unique and attractive place. The Bridge of Sighs is a perfect example of this. It was built in 1831 as a crossing over the beautiful River Cam and has since provided a place of quiet reflection and pondering for romantics and academics for centuries. Take a stroll through the grounds of Trinity College and make your way to the Bridge of Sighs. Hold your partner’s hand as you look out over the water and admire the peacefulness of Cambridge.

River Cam

River Cam Cambridge, England
The Cam River at sunset in Cambridge, England

If you’re unsure of where to start your walk or you only have a limited amount of time in town and want to make the most of it, a stroll alongside the River Cam will tick all of the right boxes on your bucket list. The peaceful waterway flows straight through the heart of Cambridge and alongside such iconic landmarks as the Mathematical Bridge, Great St Mary’s Church and a handful of the beautiful university colleges. Wherever you decide to start your riverside walk, you’re guaranteed to come across a hidden treasure or famous monument so be sure to check out the River Cam on Valentine’s Day.