Public Tours

HISTORIC CAMBRIDGE

Cost: £20 per person

Maximum No. in group: 20

This is a public tour, open to anyone to book. The cost  is £20 per person. The maximum group size is 20.    

The tour includes famous colleges such as King’s, Trinity, St. John’s, Gonville and Caius and Corpus Christi. We will also visit notable town sights such as Great St.Mary's church, the  11th century St Bene’t’s Church and the historic Eagle pub. You will see the Senate House, where students put a car on the roof in 1958. And no tour is complete without seeing the world-famous Cavendish Laboratory, where 29 Nobel prizes were earned. Along the way you will hear about the many famous, and infamous, people that have lived and worked in Cambridge. There is quite a cast, ranging from Sir Isaac Newton, through to Alan Turing, via Wordsworth, CS Lewis and Lord Byron. We will even throw in a ghost or two.

Tickets are available online but can also be bought from our very good friends at The Cambridge Gift Shop, Rose Crescent, CB2 3LL. Our clients will receive 10% discount on purchases in the shop and a free map of Cambridge. For enquiries the Gift Shop number is 01223 355 785.

On selected days tickets are also available from Let's Go Punting outside Cambridge rail station. You can also book in for a punt tour along The Backs, an essential part of any visit to Cambridge. See the Let's Go Punting web site for details.

DETAILS

  • Every day at 14:30pm
  • Length of Tour: 90 minutes
  • Public Tour
  • Meeting point: the Cambridge Gift Shop, Rose Crescent, CB2 3LL

The Cambridge Ghost Tour

Public Tour: £15 per person

Maximum No. in group: 20

No one really believes in ghosts, do they? By the end of this tour you might change your mind. As autumn arrives and the streets get darker and quieter, it's easy for the imagination to run riot. Why is that  window in the Eagle Pub never closed? What do people really see in the Haunted Book Shop? In a city packed with medieval buildings, it is little wonder that ghost stories abound. Hear about the many spooky goings on from one of our expert ghost guides. Don’t be afraid…..

See also our Private Ghost Tour

DETAILS

  • Every day at 6pm
  • Length of tour: 1 hour
  • Public tour
  • Meeting point: the Cambridge Gift Shop, Rose Crescent, CB2 3LL

Private Tours

FROM THE ROMANS TO DNA: THE HISTORY OF CAMBRIDGE

Cost: £110 per group

Maximum No. in group: 20

A private two hour tour for you and your group only. You will see famous colleges such as Trinity, St. John’s, King’s, Gonville & Caius, Corpus Christi and St Catharine’s. We will also see the world-famous Old Cavendish Laboratory where 29 Nobel Prize winners made an extraordinary contribution to the sciences.

You will also see and learn about famous town sights such as the 11th century St. Bene’t’s Church and the Eagle Pub, where airmen gathered in World War II. The tour also takes in the 12th century Round Church, the University’s Senate House and the University Church of Great St Mary.

The cost is £110 for the whole group. The maximum group size is 20.

DETAILS

  • Length of Tour: 2 HOURS
  • Private Tour

CAMBRIDGE PLACES AND PEOPLE

Cost: £95 per group.

Maximum No. in group: 20

A 1.5 hour tour that includes famous colleges, such as King’s, Trinity, St. John’s and Gonville and Caius. We will also visit renowned sights such as the Old Cavendish Laboratory, the Eagle Pub and St Bene’t’s 11th century church.

Cost: £95 per group* (maximum group size 20).

DETAILS

  • Length of Tour: 90 minutes
  • Private Tour

The Cambridge Ghost tour

Cost: £95 per group.

Maximum No. in group: 20

In a city packed with mediaeval buildings it is no surprise that ghost stories abound. Our tour will show 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.

DETAILS

  • Length of Tour:
  • Private Tour

Fitzwilliam Museum Tour

Cost: Private Tour - £125 per group

Maximum No. in group: 5

 

The Fitzwilliam Museum is open to visitors, but pre-booking is still required. Private tours for groups of up to five are now permitted, but have to be booked well in advance. Our Fitzwilliam guides were trained especially by the museum itself. Our introductory tour will show you key exhibits and hidden gems.  If you are planning a visit to Cambridge and are interested in a Fitzwilliam tour please email us at chris@cambridgetourguides.co.uk

The Fitzwilliam Museum is widely acknowledged to be one of the best regional museums in the UK, perhaps in Europe. It is one of eight museums run by the University of Cambridge. Entry is free. The Fitzwilliam’s vast collections include paintings by famous artists from Titian to the Impressionists, artifacts from ancient Greece, Egypt and Rome, sculptures, ceramics, illuminated manuscripts, rare coins, miniatures and furniture. Few museums in the world contain on a single site exhibits of such variety and depth.

 

Cost: £125 per group (maximum group size 5).

DETAILS

  • Length of Tour: 1.5 Hrs
  • Private Tour