Cambridge Tourism

The ultimate Cambridgeshire bucket list

by stephaniehiggins
07 March 2018 · 3 min read
Ultimate Cambridge BucketlIST

Holidaymakers and visitors from all over the world often choose to visit Cambridge in order to explore the university grounds, experience the natural beauty of the area and visit the historic attractions and landmarks.

If you’re planning a trip to The Tamburlaine Hotel, you’ll find that our hotels in Cambridge UK are surrounded by all kinds of wonderful things to see and do. If it’s your first time in the city, follow this guide to ensure that your trip is packed full of excitement.

Fitzwilliam Museum

Trumpington Street, Cambridge


Fitzwilliam Museum

Travel through history and into the wonderful world of art as you stroll through the halls of the gorgeous Fitzwilliam Museum. The historic institute is part of the University of Cambridge and is the city’s official museum of art and antiquities. Boasting a collection of over 550,000 items, including paintings, statues, furniture and books, the museum attracts thousands of visitors every month. See what historical treasures you can discover on your next trip to The Tamburlaine Hotel.

River Cam


Cam River in Cambridge

A trip to Cambridge wouldn’t be complete without taking a walk, jog or ride alongside the city’s iconic waterway. For centuries, the calming waters of the River Cam have provided a place of relaxation and reflection for students, residents and tourists. If you’re ever struggling to figure out where to go next, simply head to the River Cam and make your way along its banks. You’re guaranteed to find all sorts of incredible things on your journey.

Cambridge street food

cambridge street food

While there are plenty of incredibly tasty dishes available on the menu at The Tamburlaine Hotel restaurant, you may find yourself peckish while exploring the city. In the last few years, the food vans and pop-up cafes around Cambridge have gained a reputation for serving up all kinds of delicious fare. From traditional pork pies to authentic Indian curry, there are so many flavors to discover.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Brookside, Cambridge

Botanical Graden

Take a trip to the Botanic Gardens and discover thousands of plants from around the world. From tropical trees to exotic wildflowers, the gardens hold all kinds of natural hidden gems. Explore the outdoor flower gardens before making your way into the gorgeous glass houses. This is a great learning experience and a perfect opportunity to take some colourful photos.

University colleges

Trinity college

One of the main reasons so many people choose to visit Cambridge is to explore the grounds of the UK’s second oldest university. For centuries, Cambridge University has been one of the most famous and successful educational institutions in the world. As you explore the city, you’ll come across many of the college campuses. From the historic Jesus College to the grand Trinity College, there is plenty of beauty to find and history to discover.

Grand Arcade

St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge

If you’re planning to do a bit of shopping while in Cambridge, there’s no better place to be than the Grand Arcade, The glass-covered shopping center is packed full of retailers. As you browse, you’ll find everything from indie fashion boutiques to high-street department stores. You could easily spend a day getting lost in the Grand Arcade as you browse the rails and search the shelves for a bargain.