Cambridge Travel Guide

4 family-friendly activities to enjoy Near Tamburlaine this January

by granitewordpress
09 January 2018 · 2 min read
Family Fun

There’s no better place to enjoy a relaxing post-Christmas family break than the beautiful town of Cambridge. With buildings that date back centuries, idyllic scenery and exciting exhibits everywhere, there’s plenty to do for everyone.

If you and your loved ones are soon to be joining us here at The Tamburlaine Hotel, there’s no doubt that you’ll already be planning ahead and the excitement will be building as you think of things to do and see. Here are some of the must-see spots to check out near our hotels in central Cambridge to add to your list.

Footprint Tours

St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge

This is a tour like no other which will take you on a journey through the history of Cambridge as it happened. Unlike many other tour options, which can often be slow and underwhelming, the friendly guides at Footprint Tours bring new life to the streets of Cambridge and help you experience a side to the city you never knew existed. The family-friendly tour is sure to be a big hit with the kids as it will give them a chance to learn about the fairy tale buildings that are scattered throughout Cambridge and will provide them with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and get involved.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Free School Lane, Cambridge

If you’re travelling to our hotels in central Cambridge with any budding young scientists or imaginative youngsters, this wondrous museum is sure to get them excited. Make your way through the historic halls of the Whipple Museum and discover a vast collection of antique scientific equipment and historic artefacts. The museum is part of the University of Cambridge estate which means that the exhibits inside are always changing and are often updated to provide visitors with the best experience possible.

Cambridge Treasure Hunt Trail

Begin your adventure and hunt down the hidden treasure of Cambridge as you and the kids make your way around the historic streets of the city. This exciting experience is sure to get the little ones excited and will bring the family together. Solve clues and crack puzzles as you follow the trail. There are plenty of routes to find and tours to take part in when you head to Cambridge but nothing quite matches up to this fun-filled family adventure, especially if you’re staying at The Tamburlaine Hotel with kids.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Downing Street, Cambridge

As the oldest of the university museums, this historic institution provides a unique look into the past. It provides visitors of all ages with a chance to learn more about the origin of life and the history of the world. Take the kids along and explore the magnificent exhibits to discover fossils, ancient artefacts and documents that date back thousands of years. This is an amazing learning opportunity and offers a perfect way for parents to enjoy an afternoon bonding with their little ones while having fun and discovering something new.