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Coach Hire and Coach Travel to Cambridge


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Whether you're a student or a history buff, or simply looking for a charming city to visit, Cambridge has something for everyone. Plan your journey and discover the best things to do in Cambridge with our helpful guide.

The iconic Bridge of Sighs in Cambridge

Charming Cambridge

Located in the East of England, this historic university city is well known for its prestigious universities and colleges. The city of Cambridge gets its name from the River Cam that flows through it.

Based in eastern England, Cambridge is the county town of Cambridgeshire, which borders Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire! The closest major airport is London Stansted, with airport transfers taking around 40 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do in Cambridge for free?

If you're looking to save money, many museums in Cambridge are free of charge. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Science Centre and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science are great choices.

The picturesque area of The Backs is a wonderful place to visit. It's where many of the colleges back onto the River Cam, with their grounds covering both sides of the river bank.

Many historic sites in Cambridge are free to visit. Cambridge Central Mosque is Europe's first eco-friendly mosque and offers more unique and stunning architecture to admire. All Saints Church is another building with beautiful architecture. Visitors can enjoy colourful hand-painted walls and beautiful stained glass windows inside.

What not to miss in Cambridge?

Punting down the River Cam is a must-do in Cambridge. Guests can take a traditional tour along The Backs and spot top sights like Kings College Chapel and the Mathematical Bridge.

Mill Road is a great place to visit for an off-beat afternoon exploring independent shops. Here, you can shop vintage, pick up some secondhand vinyl or grab a bite to eat.

The Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute explores Cambridge University’s world-class polar research. The museum is free to visit and touches upon the study of the Arctic and Antarctic.

What are the major events in Cambridge?

Cambridge has many major events and festivals throughout the year. From the Strawberry Fair in June to the Cambridge Folk Festival in July, there's something for everyone.

As for culture, the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival throughout July and August is a top pick. The festival attracts up to 25,000 visitors who flock to Cambridge to watch the different productions.

In 2024, Adam Ant comes to Cambridge Corn Exchange in October and Ross Noble in February. Rockers can catch Feeder live in July or Cambridge Rock Festival in August.

And if music isn't your thing, Professor Brian Cox will be bringing his Horizons show to Cambridge Corn Exchange in March.

What are the top tourist attractions in Cambridge?

Naturally, the University of Cambridge is a popular tourist attraction. Founded in 1209, it's the second oldest university in the world. It's worth visiting for its rich history, stunning architecture and filming spots.

Around 71 movies have been filmed at the University of Cambridge. This includes The Theory Of Everything and Pirates of The Caribbean. You can also find the famous Mathematical Bridge here, which connects two areas of Queen’s College.

Kettle's Yard is an art gallery set in a historic house. The galleries and exhibitions often change, but the house itself offers a permanent collection of 20th-century art and objects.

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From the moment you book your coach to the second you step foot in the city, we ensure a hassle-free experience. When you travel with us, there's no need to worry about running late or changing vehicles. 

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