The ultimate Cambridgeshire bucket list
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.
Trumpington Street, Cambridge
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.