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Falling into Autumn 2019 in Cambridge

The 25,000 or so students are gradually returning to Cambridge and there’s a back to school feel. It’s a lovely time to explore by bike, on foot or on the water.

We really look forward to sharing Cambridge with you, if you would like an orientation tour call us on 01223 290571.


Places to visit:

  • Cambridge’s 9 Museums are well worth exploring with various events such as Family First Saturday’s at The Fitzwilliam, Artist Talks at Kettles Yard, Prehistoric plants in the Botanic Gardens.
  • Operation Survival is a great way to explore Cambridge’s museums, for over 18s only and you will need a smartphone.
  • Yoko Ono Sky Pieces are on show at Downing College’s Heong Gallery off Regent Street until October 6th. The fabulous University Arms Hotel is just across the road and perfect for afternoon tea or lunch overlooking Parkers Piece.

By bike:

  • Bikes are available to hire from various sites across the city. If you are exploring with children try the Cam Cycle Quest, unravel the clues and submit your entry by 19th September to be in with a chance of winning – you can order the clue booklet in advance or collect one from Rutland Cycling in the Grand Arcade.
  • Cambridge bike tours are a great way to explore the city from Wednesday – Sunday. Suitable for adults and children who enjoy cycling.


  • Punting is the archetypal way to appreciate Cambridge and less busy in September, Trinity Punts are in a great location if you are brave enough to punt yourself. Scudamores offer guided tours including bat tours.

Indulge your tastebuds: 

  • If you enjoy Gin, consider a tasting visit to Cambridge Distillery or creating your own Gin at Cambridge Gin Lab
  • To explore Cambridge’s hidden gems, you really can’t beat a Cambridge Food Tour. Gerla is the Cambridge foodie expert, the ‘Taste Cambridge’ is a great tour with children or the Gin O’Clock or Artisan Beer tours for adults. Book ahead online.

Planning Ahead: