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Cambridge

Oozing history and tradition at every turn, Cambridge is one of the most pleasant and beautiful cities in the United Kingdom. The cityscape is dominated by the university, its 31 colleges and their extensive green gardens, or 'Backs', spread throughout the city. Throngs of students making their way to class or lounging by the banks of the River Cam, books in hand, as punters lazily float by, enhance the academic feeling of this centuries-old centre of scholarship, along with many fascinating museums and numerous fairs and cultural events.

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University Of Cambridge
The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge

This is considered to be the world's most famous university and also one of the most important attractions in the city. The University of Cambridge was founded in the year of 1209 and is still standing proud with its rich history and outstanding reputation. The university has nine museums which are all open to the public throughout the year.

Imperial War Museum Duxford
Duxford, Cambridge

This branch of the Imperial War Museum opened in 1920. It is commonly known as the IWM Duxford. The airfield is deemed as the centre of aviation history in Europe today. It also offers sightseeing and pleasure flying for visitors. There are more than two hundred military vehicles housed inside the museum.

The Anchor Pub
12 Silver Street, Cambridge

The Anchor Pub offers contemporary European cuisine, from a full a la carte menu to an al fresco dining experience. Since the restaurant is sitting at the banks of the beautiful River Cam, its guests can enjoy the fresh breeze in its beautiful surroundings. This place is great for families and friends who want to enjoy their afternoon punting and then spend time together over a meal.

The Tickell Arms
1 North Road Whittlesford, Cambridge

The Tickell is the fifth restaurant to join the Cambscuisine stable. It was a former coaching inn before it was transformed into a pub and restaurant. It has a pub, a pub garden and a restaurant that serves contemporary European cuisine to its guests.

Grand Arcade
St. Andrew's Street, Cambridge

The Grand Arcade is considered to be the premier shopping centre in the city. It features big name stores such as Apple, Fossil, Levis, Starbucks, Swarovski, Hollister, and many more. This shopping establishment is also the home to the famous Sanctuary Spa.

Cambridge University Press Bookshop
1 Trinity Street, Cambridge

The Cambridge University Press Bookshop is known to be the oldest bookshop in the city, having been in business since the year of 1581. It offers books on all manner of subjects, including the latest research and findings from the university. The shop also offers in-house seminars on different subjects.

Stansted Airport
Stansted Airport, Cambridge

There are two airports located near the city centre of Cambridge. These are the Cambridge Airport (CBG) and the London Stansted Airport (STN). London Stansted Airport, located about 50 kilometeres from the city, is the biggest airport in the area and serves both international and domestic flights. A part of the terminal is the Stansted Airport railway station. To reach Cambridge you can take a direct train from the Stansted Airport railway station and the journey takes about thirty minutes.

Cambridge International Airport
Cambridge International Airport, Cambridge

The Cambridge International Airport is located right outside the city. You can easily reach the city with the Airport Lynx Shuttle Bus Service. Taxis can be found at the airport. Airport Lynx Taxi Service: +44 1223 440040 www.airportlynx.co.uk

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