Secrets of King’s College Cambridge, Hawking, Darwin, Newton

Duration: 40 to 50 minutes
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Cambridge
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  • 40 to 50 minutes
  • Cambridge
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Join a local historian as we dive deep into the history of the picturesque town of Cambridge and explore the extraordinary inventions of the city! Enjoy Cambridge on your city break from London and explore the innovations and architectural highlights of this picturesque city.

On this private socially-distanced guide, we’ll learn about the King's Parade as well as get more insight into Cambridge's rich graduation ceremony and its bizarre traditions. 

Visit the Corpus Clock and try to find the mythical creature on it, while discovering the history of this unique and wonderful invention. 

Walk around Cavendish Labs, and Fitzbillies, and enjoy a pub crawl through the nooks and crannies of The Eagle's Pub, steeped in history with incidents of genius celebrations to great war stories.

Itinerary
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Stop At: King's Parade, Cambridge CB2, UK

Get intimate with Cambridge's rich and traditional Graduation ceremony and a very strange practice.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Corpus Clock, 58 Trumpington St Corpus Christi College, Cambridge CB2 1RH England

Learn about this unique and wonderful invention and try to find a mythical creature on it!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Eagle, Cambridge CB2, UK

The pub has its own stories of genius celebrations and war stories to offer you.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Old dsCavendish Laboratory, Free School Ln, Cambridge CB2 3RH, UK

We learn how science's biggest breakthroughs in the field of physics and biology were achieved here.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Fancy picturing the famous University Boat Race's History? Let's take a pause at the photography shop!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fitzbillies, 36 Bridge St, Cambridge CB2 1UW, UK

Treat yourself to a yummy helping of cakes and Chelsea buns from the most loved bakery here.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Pembroke College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF England

Wander around the third oldest colleges and discover its gems as the last treat of this tour.

Duration: 5 minutes

Inclusions
  • Access to your self-guided audio tour
  • Audio tour provided by a local or historian
  • Offline Mode: Download tours in advance to listen without WiFi
  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy sites, without getting lost
  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the spot for your perfect picture

Exclusions
  • Earphones
  • Mobile Device
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Avoid the crowds and explore Cambridge's famous inventions at your own pace while adhering to social distancing regulations!
Departure Point

Great St Mary's, the University Church, The University Church, Senate House Hill, Cambridge CB2 3PQ, UK


Departure Time

6/10/2020 - 6/1/2023

Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 09:00 PM


Return Details

Pembroke College, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RF, UK

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

40 to 50 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

SFBH1990

12 Oct, 2020

For anyone who likes to explore by themselves, this is the perfect tour. You can wander around Cambridge by yourself while learning about all the famous grads and inventions that Cambridge has given the world. 10/10 experience and I don't say that lightly!

Andrea D

24 Sep, 2020

This was a very educational podcast tour. I would recommend this tour to anyone interesting on learning about the great minds who lived and studied in Cambridge once. Besides it is COVID-safe, totally far from crowded tours!

Annie24211

20 Sep, 2020

This was such an interesting tour. It gives you a great insight into the lives and minds of some of Cambridge’s most famous alumni! Really enjoyed it!

george12312344

20 Sep, 2020

I did this tour as part of the Vidi Guides Cambridge Podcast tour collection. This tour was my favorite. It was great to learn about the likes of Darwin, Turing and many more!

185nikad

17 Sep, 2020

Great experience, easy to use and really nice tour. Perfect when you are traveling alone. I can highly recommend this tour!

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