Cambridge's Famous Inventions and Graduates - Podcast Tour

Love podcasts? You'll love our immersive walking tour of Cambridge!

The digital audio guide can be downloaded anytime directly on your smartphone!

We've teamed up with expert historians, storytellers and students to give you a unique and engaging insight into some of Cambridge's most famous graduates!

Dive deep into the history of the picturesque town of Cambridge and explore extraordinary inventions of the city! Listen to historians Sam and Alice as they guide us on this self-guided podcast tour.

We'll learn about the King's Parade and get intimate with Cambridge's rich graduation ceremony and its interesting traditions. Make our way to the Corpus Clock and try to find the mythical creature on it, while discovering the history of this unique and wonderful invention.

Explore the nooks and crannies of The Eagle's Pub, steeped in history with incidents of genius celebrations to great war stories.

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40 to 50 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Digital mobile audio guide
    What's excluded :
    • Earphones
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: King's Parade, Cambridge CB2, UK

    Get intimate with Cambridge's rich and traditional Graduation ceremony and a very strange practice.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Corpus Clock, 58 Trumpington St Corpus Christi College, Cambridge CB2 1RH England

    Learn about this unique and wonderful invention and try to find a mythical creature on it!

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The Eagle, Cambridge CB2 3QN, UK

    The pub has its own stories of genius celebrations and war stories to offer you.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Old dsCavendish Laboratory, Free School Ln, Cambridge CB2 3PY, UK

    We learn how science's biggest breakthroughs in the field of physics and biology were achieved here.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

    Fancy picturing the famous University Boat Race's History? Let's take a pause at the photography shop!

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Fitzbillies, 36 Bridge St, Cambridge CB2 1UW, UK

    Treat yourself to a yummy helping of cakes and Chelsea buns from the most loved bakery here.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Pembroke College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF England

    Wander around the third oldest colleges and discover its gems as the last treat of this tour.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Great St Mary's, the University Church, Cambridge, The University Church, Senate House Hill, Cambridge CB2 3PQ, UK
    Return Detail :
    Pembroke College, Cambridge CB2 1RF, UK
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Activity ID: V-225279P10

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