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Shared | Cambridge University Walking Tour With Optional King’s College Entry Led By University Alumni

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Departure Times: 10:00 then every hour until 15:00 daily

Duration: 90-minutes without King’s College entry OR 150 minutes with King’s College entry

Meeting Point: Front entrance of King’s College on King’s Parade, Cambridge

Important Information:

  • Please arrive 5 minutes early to check-in
  • Look out for your guide wearing a royal blue uniform
  • Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes
Adult (18+)
Youth/Students/Concessions Youths (13-17)
Child Ages (3-12)
Adult with King's College (18+)
Youth/Students/Concessions with King's College Youths (13-17)
Child with King's College entry Ages (3-12)


In just an hour and a half, walk through a thousand years of human history: from an Anglo-Saxon church tower to a contemporary (and controversial) clock that doesn’t even tell the time properly. See the rooms where Newton wrote his theory of gravity and hear the truth behind the apple tree myth. Visit the pub where Watson and Crick announced one of the greatest discoveries of the twentieth century. Marvel at some of the greatest examples of Gothic and Neoclassical architecture in the world. Inspiring, baffling, and downright outrageous: Cambridge is a city full of stories waiting to be told.


Cambridge is nothing without its students, and it’s the students who make our walking tours so special. Combining a deep passion for the city’s history and architecture with the knowledge and experience of an insider, all our tour guides are either graduates or current students of the University of Cambridge. You hear all about what the students really get up to – from “college parents” to lavish May Balls and the dreaded all-nighters in-between. Which college is the poshest one, and which is the richest? Which one has a communist flag in its bar? As well as hearing it all from the horse’s mouth, you get to see inside up to two colleges, with highlights including the beautiful Pembroke College Chapel and gardens. This is a real Cambridge walking tour as experienced from within the college walls.

Our classic 90-minute Cambridge walking tour covers some of the following highlights:

  • Trinity Hall College
  • Trinity College
  • The Wren Library
  • Corpus Christi College
  • Pembroke College
  • Queens’ College
  • King’s College
  • Clare College
  • The Senate House
  • Gonville and Caius College
  • St Catharine’s College
  • Great St Mary’s Church
  • The Eagle Pub
  • The Corpus Clock
  • The Round Church
  • Famous town stories, and more…

This is a shared walking tour conducted in English. All colleges entered on our classic tour route are included in your ticket price, however, college availability varies from day to day meaning we cannot always guarantee specific college access. If there are specific colleges you wish to visit please book a private tour for your group here.