Come spend a day with us exploring these fantastic places and learn about how Universities started and view the stunning architecture of colleges such as Trinity, Kings College, Christchurch and more. Starting at the city of Cambridge, where you will enjoy a walking guided tour of the city. We continue our trip towards Oxford. Join the guide for a walking tour of its famous sights.
|Age Range: 10 - 80yrs|
|Tour Pace: Relaxed|
|Group Size: 25 - 41|
Depart London and start your journey to the first destination, Cambridge situated on the River Cam - abundant with charming architecture. A much quieter version of its rival (or ‘The Other Place as Oxford is known here), with leafy green gardens on the colleges outskirts and weaving river banks by the colleges’ fields or “The Backs” where students and tourists float on punts.
The city houses one of the most prestigious universities in the world - where Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, CS Lewis - between others – attended its various colleges.
Continue towards the main town centre, passing by the famous Eagle pub, the Chronophage (Corpus Clock), Senate House and Kings College - ending our walking tour near Trinity College.
Join the guide on an optional Punting tour on the River Cam passing under its beautiful bridges.
Continue to Oxford - the City of Dreaming Spires, which revolves around its university. Founded during the 12th century, mottled by historical honey-coloured buildings yet still has a young vibe thanks to its student population.
Many renowned figures studied here such as Bill Clinton, JRR Tolkien - writer of the Lord of the Rings and famous actors such as Hugh Grant.
During your free time, you can visit Christ Church, one of the largest colleges in Oxford and home to the smallest cathedral in the UK. See the famous hall, which inspired the Great Hall in Hogwarts the Harry Potter world and the grand staircase featured in two Harry Potter films. Lastly, enjoy free time in the Covered Market.
Your tour ends in Hammersmith station, London at around 19:30hrs
A chauffeured punt tour is an essential part of the Cambridge experience and ideal for those that like to enjoy life with a little luxury. Enjoy a 50 minute ride the River Cam with an expert punter, who'll present you with the historical facts and stories of the University and student life. The tour offers stunning views of King's College, Trinity College, Wren Library, Bridge of Sighs, Mathematical Bridge and more.
These prices may be subject to change on certain weekends, please check the booking page of each tour
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Magnificent Edinburgh - a city so inspiring it will leave you with treasured memories forever. Our tour introduces you to the best it has, from its incredible sights and vibrant atmosphere to its ancient streets and intriguing history. We stay two nights in central Edinburgh and offer a further optional tour to the Scottish Highlands to discover more of this amazing place. On our return we visit York - a medieval city to see the Shambles - the oldest street in England!
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