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Festive Walking Tours

Sometimes its difficult to know how to keep yourself occupied between Christmas and the new year - here are some of our suggestions for keeping yourself (and the in-laws) entertained during this period.

Our Official Guided walking tours are the perfect way to learn more about the city of Cambridge, whether you've lived here all your life or are visiting the city this Christmas. It's the perfect experience for your loved one who has everything, so why not get out of the house and enjoy the sites and sounds of Cambridge during the most magical season of the year.


Festive Highlights Tour

1.5 Hrs

Christmas is the perfect time to discover the beauty of Cambridge. Why not take an introductory tour around the highlights of the city as you walk the historic streets, past magnificent university buildings.

This is the perfect tour for first-time visitors to the city, those who are only here for a short time or residents who want to show their guests the beauty of  Cambridge. See all the central, iconic sights in just 90 minutes: the Old Cavendish Laboratory where important scientific discoveries were made, the Corpus Clock, the Senate House and many of the beautiful central colleges* including Corpus Christi, King’s, Gonville & Caius and Trinity.

Hear about famous students and world-changing discoveries, as well as student life, past and present.

*External visits apart from Pembroke College, when available.

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Official Fitzwilliam Museum Tour

1 Hr

The official introductory tour of the Fitzwilliam’s world-famous collections of art and antiquities.

The Fitzwilliam Museum, one of Cambridge’s most impressive landmarks, is one of the finest regional museums in Europe, presenting world history and art from as far back as 2500 BC to the present day.

This one-hour guided tour is the perfect introduction to its unique collections, including famous works by Rubens, Constable, Monet and Picasso and remarkable artefacts from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, Cyprus and the ancient near east. 

Throughout the museum there are also significant collections of oriental art, illuminated manuscripts, and outstanding collections of applied arts, pottery, porcelain and medieval coins.

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Festive Ghost Tour of Cambridge

1 Hr

Feel the chill this Christmas, hear ghostly tales and sinister stories on our terrifying tour of Cambridge’s most haunted streets and buildings. Not for the faint-hearted! This popular one-hour ghost walk takes you on an exciting tour of all the famous and infamous haunted sites throughout the city centre.

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Exclusive Visit Cambridge & Beyond Tour of King's College Chapel this Christmas

King’s College in Cambridge will be opening its doors to the public over the Christmas holidays for only the second year running, to enable visitors to tour the College Chapel. 

Exclusive tours, delivered by official Visit Cambridge & Beyond guides, will take place over three days from 28th-31th December. The College is usually closed to the public between 22nd December and the 2nd January each year.

King's College Chapel is famed for its year-round choral services and Christmas associations, including the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols that, for many people around the world, signals the beginning of Christmas. Christmas is the perfect time to visit this stunning attraction!

Places are limited, so do book early to avoid disappointment

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