Scenic spots for a spring walk in Cambridge
As winter comes to an end and the warm weather begins to set in, visitors from around the world will be heading to the beautiful city of Cambridge to see the historic buildings and gorgeous natural scenery.
The Tamburlaine Hotel is the perfect home away from home if you’re hoping to experience the beauty of rural Britain this spring. We boast some of the best hotels in Cambridge UK and we’ve put together a list of scenic walking routes for you to enjoy during your stay.
Cambridge University Botanic Gardens
Transport yourself out of the UK and into the tropical jungles of the Amazon with a trip to the beautiful Cambridge Botanic Gardens. Established in 1831, the gardens were created by the university to house the vast collection of plants and provide a place of study for students and academics. As you stroll around the 16 hectares of space, you’ll find some of the most beautiful and exotic plants from around the UK and the world. This is a great opportunity to learn more about nature while soaking up the spring sunshine. The Botanic garden is within walking distance of The Tamburlaine Hotel.
The famous University of Cambridge boasts some of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in the UK. Among the many colleges and campuses, Trinity College is one of the largest and most iconic. The main college building was erected in 1546 and over the years has been a place of study for many famous faces including Ernest Walton and Walter Gilbert. The college grounds provide an ideal setting for couples to take an afternoon stroll. Be sure to take your camera along so you can snap some photos and take home some mementoes.
If you only have one afternoon free to take a walk during your time in Cambridge, there’s no better way to see the wonderful sights of the historic city than by strolling along the banks of the River Cam. Throughout history, the famous river has been a gateway into Cambridge for travellers and traders. Today the waterway snakes through the heart of the university campuses and provides visitors with a tour of the local attractions. Make your way from The Tamburlaine Hotel to the River Cam and see what hidden treasures you can find along the way.
Take a calming stroll through one of Cambridge’s largest greeneries and spend the afternoon reminiscing and relaxing in the sun. Jesus Green is a popular place for locals and tourists to play sports, read books, have picnics and enjoy the fresh spring air. If you’re travelling with the kids, it’s a great place to let them run around and burn off some energy. A basket of food and a blanket at Jesus Green would also make for a perfect afternoon date if you and your loved one are planning a trip to Cambridge.