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Explore the city with an expert guide

If you are visiting Cambridge or want to find out more about the city where you live, Cambridge City Tours has something for you.

When a group has more than 20 participants, additional guides will be appointed, so that everyone gets the most from the tour.

Prices do not include entry fees to charging colleges i.e. Trinity, Kings, Queens’, St John’s

With Easter holidays looming we are offering a special price for family groups (upto 2 adults and 3 children) for the period of 4 April – 19 April only.

All tours up to 1.5 hours: £65.00 per family group

The Cambridge/USA tour without visiting Kings college: 1.5 hours, £65.00 per family group

All tours of 2 hours: £70.00 per family group, plus college admission cost (if requested)

This offer is time limited and the price for other groups, of no more than 20, remains as advertised.

2 Hour Duration

MEDIEVAL ROYAL COLLEGES: KINGS AND QUEENS

King Henry V1 and his queen, Margaret of Anjou, founded these two colleges alongside the river Cam in 1441 and 1448. Together they offer visitors stunning architecture from medieval to modern. Kings college chapel contains the largest fan vaulted ceiling in the country, sculptures from the time of Henry V11, glorious C16th stained glass and Rubens ‘Adoration of the Magi’.

In Queens’ college you will see a half-timbered Tudor building in cloister court, the Hall and Chapel built in the C19th, with decoration by pre-raphaelite artists and craftsmen and a stroll across the Mathematical Bridge, making this tour one to remember.

Meeting Location: Front of Senate House on Kings Parade

£110 per tour, plus college entry fee

2 Hour Duration

HISTORIC CAMBRIDGE

Your walk through the historic centre of Cambridge will take you to see the Corpus clock, the RAF bar at the Eagle pub, Newton’s apple tree at Trinity, but also take you inside Kings college to see its magnificent Chapel and memorial to the Chinese poet and alumnus of Kings College, Xu Zhimo. Admission cost is included in the price.

Meeting Location: Outside the front of St. John's college

£110 per tour, plus college entry fee

1.5 Hour Duration

TOWN AND GOWN

This tour will take you inside one of the colleges (subject to college availability) plus time to see and hear about people and places around the city centre.

Meeting Location: Outside the porters lodge at Queens' College on Silver Street.

£95 per tour

1 Hour Duration

THE ESSENCE OF CAMBRIDGE

Our introductory tour will tell you about the history and take you to visit locations in the centre of Cambridge.

Meeting Location: Outside the front of St. John's college, CB2 1TP

£90 per tour

2 Hour Duration

CAMBRIDGE AND THE USA: WALKING TOUR

We are the only guides in Cambridge offering a tour that focuses on the people and events that link Cambridge city with the USA. Our shared history has roots in the Colleges, in religion and US Presidential ancestry. We will share stories of those who have moved in both directions, across the Atlantic. The tour will include a visit to Emmanuel college and Kings college chapel.

Meeting Location: Outside the front of Emmanuel College.

£130 per tour, plus college entry fee

2 Hour Duration

GOTHIC REVIVAL AND DECORATIVE ARTS

Join Yvonne to discover the designers, the architects, the artists, stained glass makers and local craftsmen who revived Gothic design in the churches and colleges of Cambridge in the C19th. This tour includes a visit to Queens’ college, admission cost included in the price. Maximum of 10 participants.

This tour is only available between 1pm - 5pm.

Meeting Location: At the entrance to Little St Mary’s church in Little St Mary’s Lane.

£130 per tour, plus college entry fee

Any Duration

BESPOKE TOURS

Your group may want to see specific locations or have a very particular focus, let us know. We can provide you with information and advice about where to eat, what’s on in Cambridge, how to arrange punting. No matter how large or small your group, we are here to help. We work with groups, families, businesses, conference providers, to show everyone the very best of Cambridge.

Tours for a half day or whole day can be arranged. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements and to request a quote.

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