Cambridge Day Trip Itinerary - A Local's Guide Story

By Agne Civilyte

Introduction

Cambridge Day Trip Itinerary - A Local's Guide Story

As a local to Cambridge, I have filled this Cambridge day trip itinerary with exciting activities and local cafes to...

Day 1

Make the Most of Cambridge

One day in Cambridge is usually enough time to visit the majority of the main sights, especially if you are...

Day 1 - Stop 1

Relaxing Morning at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

The Cambridge University Botanic Garden is usually in the number one spot on many "Things to do in Cambridge" lists....

Day 1 - Stop 2

Explore the Fitzwilliam Museum

Founded in 1816, the Fitzwilliam Museum is the biggest in Cambridge and is sometimes compared to the British Museum due...

Day 1 - Stop 3

Go on a Punting Tour

A day out in Cambridge isn't complete without a punting tour. This activity is equally popular among both tourists and...

Day 1 - Stop 4

Taste the Best Chelsea Buns at Fitzbillies

Situated near King's Parade and King's College, Fitzbillies has been a British landmark for decades. It is a lovely cafe...

Day 1 - Stop 5

Visit The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology belongs to the University of Cambridge. The museum houses artefacts from all over the...

Day 1 - Stop 6

Find Fossils and Dinosaurs at Sedgwick Museum

While visiting Cambridge, it’s impossible to miss the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. Situated next to the Museum of Archaeology...

Day 1 - Stop 7

Explore the Animal World at the University Museum of Zoology

The University Museum of Zoology is located across the road from the Sedgwick Museum and the Museum of Archaeology and...

Day 1 - Stop 8

Have a Sicilian Lunch at Aromi

The independent cafe, Aromi, is my favourite place to eat in Cambridge. It has two cafes, one of them being...

Day 1 - Stop 9

Stop by the Corpus Clock

The Corpus Clock, or Grasshopper Clock, is the most distinctive modern monument in Cambridge and is included in every Cambridge...

Day 1 - Stop 10

A Quick Visit to King's College

Located on King's Parade, King's College is the most stunning building in Cambridge. It is featured in every Cambridge tour...

Day 1 - Stop 11

Climb the Tower of Great St. Mary's Church

Walk further down King’s Parade, and you will see a lovely church facing King’s College grounds. This church is the...

Day 1 - Stop 12

Stop by Trinity College

Founded by King Henry VII in 1546, Trinity College is one of the most famous colleges of the university. Lots...

Day 1 - Stop 13

Enter the Medieval Round Church

If you have ever looked up what to do in Cambridge for a day trip, then you probably recognize my...

Conclusion

In Summary

If you are planning to make a day trip from London to a beautiful nearby city, then you should consider...