Things to do in and around Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge is an amazing town and if you haven’t been there, you should visit – it’s just 20 minutes from The Bull Inn, Barton Mills.
Punting in Cambridge
How about punting in Cambridge? A punt is a flat-bottomed boat which does not have a keel, and is propelled by means of a long pole. Punts were introduced as pleasure craft in Edwardian times, since then punting has become one of the most popular ways to see the famous bridges and colleges along the River Cam.
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The Grand Arcade – Shopping in Cambridge
A combination of classical heritage with cutting edge retail has been created in Cambridge’s newest 21st Century style destination.
Discover even bigger branches of favourite names like Topshop/Topman and River Island, as well as shops that are completely new to Cambridge like: Apple, The White Company, T M Lewin, Swarovski, Penhaligon’s and LK Bennett.
Fitzwilliam Museum – Cambridge
The Fitzwilliam museum is one of Britain’s earliest public museums. The original building was designed by George Basevi, and opened in 1848.
The present collections contain: Western European paintings ranging from the 14th Century to the present day; Egyptian, Western Asiatic, Greek and Roman antiquities; and the applied arts of Western Europe and Asia including sculpture, ceramics, furniture, coins and medals. There are also illuminated musical and literary manuscripts and rare private books. The whole collection now forms one of the most important provincial museums in the country.
Cambridge American War Cemetery
The Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial site in England, 30.5 acres in total, was donated by the University of Cambridge. It lies on a slope with the west and south sides framed by woodland. The cemetery contains the remains of 3,812 of our military dead; 5,127 names are recorded on the Tablets of the Missing. Rosettes mark the names of those since recovered and identified. Most died in the Battle of the Atlantic or in the strategic air bombardment of northwest Europe.