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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Free Tours Cambridge

Duration: 2 Hours
Next Tour: Saturday, 10:00

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Best Free Tours in Cambridge

Cambridge is steeped in history, and has everything from traditional medieval architecture to lawns where to enjoy nature and busy streets vibrant with cultural activities. Free Walking Tours in Cambridge are the perfect way to explore this extraordinary place with a reliable, expert local guide. Join a Free Cambridge University Tour to learn about the groundbreaking discoveries that took place here, from the theory of evolution, to webcams or the rules of football. This is the perfect tour for the Cambridge beginner. Additionally, there are 2 or 3-hour Free Cambridge City Tours departing almost every day. This tour provides an introduction to this incredible town, for tourists, students, and locals. On these walks you will learn countless stories about important Medieval and Gothic buildings. Finally, you can join a Free Myths and Legends Tour of Cambridge by night. Your guide will tell you striking ghostly tales and shocking historical anecdotes.

Highlights of a Free Tour in Cambridge

Come to Cambridge to be surprised by impressive King’s College Chapel, Great St Mary’s Church and Corpus Christi College, visit important museums, see the impressive Queens’ College and St. John’s College. Later, you can stroll around the colorful Hill Market, and chill out in the idyllic meadows next to the lovely River Cam. Join Free Tours in Cambridge to learn about the thinkers, scientists, actors that hailed from this city, and let a reliable local guide make your trip an unforgettable experience. Apart from strolling along The Backs, you will enjoy magnificent views of romantic bridges such as the Mathematical Bridge and the Bridge of Sighs. Additionally, your guide will help you understand the history behind the unusual Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the highly bizarre Corpus Clock. Let a knowledgeable local guide show you through the traditions and landscapes of a college town that changed the course of mankind!

Things to Do in Cambridge

Besides visiting the university with Cambridge Free Walking Tours, there are many fun things to do here. One of the top attractions in this university town is the Fitzwilliam Museum, an art and antiques museum located in central Cambridge that receives nearly half a million visitors each year. For families and adventure lovers, we strongly recommend the Scott Polar Research Institute, a center for research into the polar regions and glaciology. Another interesting thing to do is stroll along King’s Parade in central Cambridge, to see the most iconic buildings in the city and go window-shopping. People who want to see lesser-known landmarks and dive into local culture should visit the beloved Round Church, a favorite among locals. After a day of sightseeing, chill out with a picnic in The Backs, or even book in for a punt along the Cam. It’s the perfect outdoor activity for a summer day!

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