Cambridge Hotels Guide
Cambridge is a stunning example of an English city, set in the heart of beautiful countryside in East Anglia, around 50 miles north east of London. Without doubt the main attraction here and reason the city is so well known is because of Cambridge University one of the most iconic buildings in the world. Kings College is one of 31 colleges in the university and its chapel boasts beautiful stained glass windows dating back to the 14th Century, other colleges held here include Darwin College, Churchill College and Jesus College. Being a city Cambridge has lots of museums on offer, The Fitzwilliam Museum has a collection of Egyptian and Roman antiques, Wipple Museum of History and Science, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Cambridge and County Folk Museum to name but a few. The Scott Polar Research Institute, part of the University of Cambridge, specializing in research into both Polar Regions makes this an interesting day out
Cambridge Holidays Guide
Cambridge Market held in the historic Market Square in the city centre, six days per week, sells good local produce and has been held here since Victorian times. From the market you can take a gentle walk along the 'Back's', where you can marvel at the breath-taking architecture of the university from across the River Cam. Evening has a lot to offer both couples and groups from theatres to restaurants. Classical music concerts are held in the university on a regular basis; hear the jaw-dropping echo from the magnificent Kings College Chapel. Enjoy a pint or a meal at a local pub or for the young at heart stay up late at one of the city's many nightclubs.
When eating out the variety is very diverse, therefore catering for every taste. Try the modern Restaurant Alimentum, The Cambridge Chop House, traditional English cuisine or the Zizzi restaurant offering Italian. If you are looking to stay somewhere a little different you can rent a room at a Cambridge college, sleep in one of many amazing buildings. You will also find many hotels, friendly bed and breakfasts' and self-catering homes to rent. Much of Cambridge city centre and attractions are in walking distance, however, to explore a little further, hire a car.