While away the hours in charming Cambridge, as you uncover the city's hidden gems on a relaxed walking tour. Admire the Capability Brown-designed gardens and parkland of nearby Audley End, and revel in world-class World War II exhibitions at the Imperial War Museum. With masses of history and beautiful, tranquil views, this is a weekend not to be missed! Image: King's College, Cambridge - © VisitEngland Iain Lewis
Detailed Overview

Price Includes

  • 3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

  • 3-course Dinner with 3 choices per course

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • 2 Hour walking guide of Cambridge

  • Entrance to Imperial War Museum

  • Entrance to Audley End House and Gardens

  • Porterage

Image: King's College, Cambridge - © VisitEngland Iain Lewis

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

We arrive at our hotel in time for a welcome tea/coffee before dinner.

Day 2

Cambridge Walking Tour & Cambridge
Cambridge Walking Tour & City
Enjoy a guided two-hour walking tour of Cambridge, taking in the culture, history and sights of this beautiful city. See the famous Mathematical Bridge, and spot some of the University's oldest and most prestigious colleges. After the walking tour, we have free time in Cambridge. Relax in one of the many beauty spots by the river, or take the opportunity for a spot of shopping.

Day 3

Imperial War Museum & Audley End House and Gardens
Our destination this morning is the Imperial War Museum Duxford, Britain's best-preserved World War II airfield. Explore the fascinating landmark achievements made in aviation history, incorporated in a series of museums and exhibitions, including the 1940's Operations Room, AirSpace (featuring 30 iconic aircraft including the Spitfire and Concorde), and The Battle of Britain Exhibition (RAF Duxford's pivotal role) to name but a few.
This afternoon we explore the spacious grounds and estate of Audley End, discovering the ins and outs of Victorian life in a country house. Take in the fresh air as you explore the colourful and varied gardens created by 'Capability' Brown. Marvel at the formal, beautifully restored parterre and cloud hedge, before admiring flowering plants, delectable fruits and colourful vegetables in the organic kitchen garden. Wander through the idyllic woodland and stumble across the peaceful Elysian Garden, complete with a cascading stream and climbing roses.

Day 4

We depart after breakfast and begin our journey home.

Other Information

Hotel

4* Clayton Hotel Cambridge, Cambridge

Explore the elegance and style of Clayton Hotel Cambridge. Located near the beautiful Botanic Gardens and just a short walk from Cambridge city centre, the hotel offers the perfect base to explore the ample history this beautiful city has to offer.

• Lift • Central Location • Restaurant • Bar • High Speed Wi-Fi • Gym • Smart TV with Chromecast • Tea/coffee making facilities • Safe • Hairdryer • Marble Bathroom • Luxury Toiletries • Iron & Ironing Board •

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