Cambridge Tour Guides


 Get the most out of Cambridge  on one of our entertaining and informative guided tours. See all the historic sights and  hear about the many famous people who have lived and worked in Cambridge.  Our tours are packed with interesting facts, anecdotes, tales of student pranks and the occasional ghost.

You will find a full list of our tours on the next page under  “Our Tours”. Or simply go to the "Book a Tour" button at the top of this page.

We offer a public tour ever day at 13:00-14:30 that anybody can join. We also have a full range of private tours to suit all requirements. If you are in any doubt please email for advice. Or ring Chris on 07940 999 364  or Tony on 07814 765 151 for further advice. We are happy to help.


  Cambridge Green Badge guides are the only guides allowed to take tour groups inside the Chapel.  You can include a visit to King's Chapel as part of your two hour private tour, "From the Romans to DNA: the History of Cambridge". If you book this tour online  we will take you through the booking procedures required by King's. Tickets cost £14 per person and have to be purchased within 15 minute time slots. You can find full details on the King's College web site at 

If you would like to learn more about a visit to King's just email us at



 This popular royal tour includes guided visits to the magnificent King's College Chapel and to Queen's College. King's College was founded by King Henry VI in 1441. Queens'  was founded by his young French wife, Queen Margaret of Anjou in 1448. King's Chapel is the most famous building in Cambridge and is world renowned for its beauty and its choir. Queens' riverside setting has some of the most iconic buildings in Cambridge and is wonderful example of how the early colleges were founded and developed through the centuries.

  The tour will also take in many of the key sights in the  historic heart of Cambridge. The cost is £180 per group. The maximum group size is 15. The tour fee does not include entry fees which are £14  per person at King's and £5 per person at Queens'. To book please email Please note that this tour is not available from 15 April 2024 to 30 June 2024. During this period Queens' and all colleges, apart from King's Chapel, close to the public for exams.




Public Tour: Historic Cambridge

During this shared public tour you will see all the key sights in the historic heart of Cambridge.  You will  hear about the many famous people that have lived and studied here, including 120 Nobel Prize winners. The tour includes renowned  colleges such as Trinity, St. John’s, Gonville and Caius, King’s and Corpus Christi. You will also see St Bene't's 11th century church, the 12th century Round Church, the Senate House, Old Schools, Great St Mary's, the historic Eagle Pub and, of course, the old Cavendish Laboratory where 29 Nobel prizes were earned.

The tour starts at 13:00 every day. Tickets are available online and from The Cambridge Gift Shop, Rose Crescent, CB2 3LL.

Private Tour: From the Romans to DNA

A private two-hour tour for you and your companions only. You will see and learn about famous colleges such as Trinity, St. John’s, King’s, Gonville & Caius, and Corpus Christi. The tour also includes St.Bene't's 11th century church, the historic Eagle Pub,  as well as the world-famous Old Cavendish Laboratory where 29 Nobel Prize winners made an extraordinary contribution to the sciences. Along the way you will also see the 12th century Round Church, the Senate  House, Old Schools and Great St.Mary's Church.

This two-hour tour allows time to visit the world-famous King's College Chapel. Tickets have to be purchased separately direct from the King's web site at  

If you would like details of how to visit King's just email us at

Private Tour: Cambridge Places & People

A ninety-minute private tour that takes in all of the key sights in the historic heart of Cambridge. This includes famous colleges, such as King’s, Trinity, St. John’s, Gonville and Caius and Corpus Christi. We will also visit other renowned Cambridge sights such as the old Cavendish Laboratory, the historic Eagle Pub and St Benet’s' 11th century church.

The Cambridge Ghost tour

In a city packed with buildings dating back to the 11th century, it is little wonder that ghost stories abound. Our tour will show you the places where unexplained and unusual occurrences are known to have happened, and still happen. This ever-popular tour will tell you about the spookier side of Cambridge.

The Fitzwilliam Museum Tour

Cambridge University's Fitzwilliam Museum is widely acknowledged as one of the best regional museums in the UK, perhaps in Europe.  Very few museums boast such a variety and depth of exhibits on one single site.

The Fitzwilliam is  open to the public from Tuesday to Saturday at 10:00-17:00 and on Sundays and Bank Holidays from 12:00-17:00. Entry is free.

Our introductory 1.5 hour tour will take you to some key exhibits and to some easily-overlooked hidden gems, plus a few of the guide’s personal favourites. The maximum group size is 10. To enquire about a Fitzwilliam tour please email us at


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We have received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence every year since 2015.