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Top Attractions In Cambridge For Free

Cambridge is a prestigious university city in the east of England, UK and is renowned for being an incredibly historic city.

There’s so many college campuses to explore, ancient churches, sprawling meadows, plus numerous museums and galleries to visit too.

If you’re planning a trip to the famous UK city, we’ve put together a list of the 10 best free attractions in Cambridge, as well as the top paid activities too.

Hopefully you’ll find plenty of inspiration of the best paid and free things to do in Cambridge throughout this post!

Free Attractions in Cambridge

Top Rated Cambridge Attractions

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Evensong at King’s College

Evensong at King’s College is arguably one of the most famous free attractions in Cambridge; so much so that it’s actually broadcast by the BBC at Christmas time!

This special event is set inside the King’s College Chapel of one of the most prestigious campuses in Cambridge University and is something that many people love to get involved with.

It’s hard to believe that such a famous and beloved...

Historic Cambridge Guided Walking TourHISTORIC CAMBRIDGE: A GUIDED WALKING TOUR

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  • This is a tour that gives you the complete taste of the culinary aspect of Malta’s capital city
  • A tour that takes you into the local artisans crafting traditional foods and drinks that are peculiar to the city and its...
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Museum of Zoology

The Museum of Zoology is another fantastic free attraction in Cambridge that the whole family can enjoy.

After undergoing a recent refurbishment, the Museum of Zoology is now bigger and better than ever!

Housing more than 10,000 artefacts, collections and exhibits, the Museum of Zoology is a great place to learn about a plethora of species and see how evolution played its part in the development of many species.

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1.5-Hour Cambridge University and Colleges Walking Tour

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  • This is a tour package built to make you explore the culinary aspect of this unique Mediterranean island.
  • It is a 3 – hours walking trail packed with curious and exciting information as you sightsee the city’s main attractions and...
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Cambridge Market Square

If you’re looking for a taste of the local and eclectic culture and community that the city offers, then the Cambridge Market Square is certainly the place to be!

The Market Square is open every single day of the week, so regardless of when you visit Cambridge, you’ll still be able to experience this incredible open-aired market.

Cambridge Market Square is renowned for being the best place in the city to pick up...

Private 2-Hour Cambridge Walking Tour

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  • This is a tour that takes you into the winery and culinary culture, tradition and history of Malta and Gozo.
  • It is a wine tasting session which will give you the chance to enjoy eight Maltese and Gozitan wines which will be balanced...
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Grantchester Meadows

If you’re looking to get out of the city centre for a little while and find some space where the kids can run around freely, then there’s no better free attraction in Cambridge than Grantchester Meadows.

These meadows are an idyllic place to visit in Cambridge all year round as there’s plenty of season-appropriate activities to enjoy.

During the warmer months, you can take a picnic along to the riverbanks of...

Cambridge University & City Tour

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  • It is a food and wine tour of Malta city that makes you discover the tastes and sights of the city by visiting its rural areas.
  • A tour into the more rustic parts of the island – that is, the rural villages, local farms, fishing...
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Wren Library

Another place that’s located on one of Cambridge University’s college campuses; Wren Library is also one of the most historically significant places in the city.

Dating all the way back to 1695, Wren Library is full of ornate antique furniture and décor.

The library is also home to numerous first editions of some of the most prestigious works of literature in the world.

History and science fans will...

City Sightseeing Cambridge Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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  • This is a guided walking tour of Malta’s ancient capital including visiting its major highlights and main attractions.
  • This is a small – group tour of Mdina limited to only 30 travelers (max.) so that each person on – board will...
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Wandlebury Country Park

For another spectacular free attraction in Cambridge that provides ample open space, completely free of charge all year-round, you need to add a visit to Wandlebury Country Park to your Cambridge travel itinerary.

Wandlebury Country Park is a stunning woodland area that’s home to tall trees, winding paths and lush meadows.

Regardless of the time of year you visit, you’ll get to see Wandlebury Country Park in all its...

Walking Tour of Cambridge

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  • This is a walking tour that takes you into the historical bravery of Valletta during the World War II and the features that helped them survived.
  • It is a tour package that takes you into the key sites and monuments associated with the...
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Quayside

Another place that’s rich in life and community almost all year-round in Cambridge is the Quayside side of the city.

This riverside area of Cambridge is known for its lovely pubs, great beer gardens and lovely views over the river.

You’ll also likely see the occasional punter sauntering past as they traverse down the river, through the beautiful Cambridge countryside.

Quayside really comes alive in the warmer...

Interactive Walking Tour of Cambridge University

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  • This is a tour package that makes you discover the beautiful and historical embodiment of Valletta which is the UNESCO – listed capital of Malta.
  • It is a tour into the wealth of cultural sites that made up the city and a dive into...
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Eagle Pub

For an incredibly historical and educationally prevalent place in Cambridge, make sure you’ve got a visit to the Eagle pub on your to-do list.

The Eagle pub dates all the way back to 1667 and is one of the oldest pubs in the city.

It’s a popular drinking spot for both locals, students and tourists who all want to indulge in a light afternoon beverage and some scrumptious pub food.

The Eagle is also known as...

Private Walking Tour Of Cambridge University With A Graduate Guide

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  • This is a tour package that gives you a comprehensive exploration of Malta island for a full day.
  • This is a tour that make you discover and visit some of Malta’s most impressive architectural treasures.
  • A tour into the...
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Castle hill

While Cambridge is more known for being a relatively flat city, there is one place that juts out taller than the rest.

Castle hill is just a couple of minutes’ walk from the city centre and is renowned as being the best place in the city to watch sunset.

From the top of the hill, you can enjoy watching the city slowly transform into darkness as the last of the golden rays disappear off into the horizon.

It’s...

Combo Ticket: Punting and Student-Guided Walking Tour of Cambridge University

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  • This is a tour that rakes you into the Islands of Gozo and Comino which are just at the north coast of Malta.
  • It is an exploration of the rocky shores and traditional fishing villages that are one of the main characteristics of both...
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Millpond

The Millpond area of the city is a definite must-visit while in Cambridge.

It’s yet another place in the city where you can enjoy beautiful open spaces, lush meadows and grazing cows making their way around the fields.

There’s also numerous pubs and restaurants to enjoy if you’re in the mood for a lunchtime snack, or you can save your money and bring a picnic along to enjoy at the side of the pond...

Walking Tour Of Cambridge University With A Graduate Guide

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  • This tour package is designed to make you see and explore the beauty and the amazing glory of Maltese coastline.
  • A cruise round the numerous bays that surround the iconic island which are difficult to reach except by boat.
  • A...
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