Riverside Magdalene often catches people out – the college name is properly pronounced 'Maud-lyn'. This former Benedictine hostel's...
The 3000 books in this unique collection were bequeathed by the eponymous 17th-century diarist to his old college. This idiosyncratic...
Bridge of Sighs
A masterpiece of stone tracery and a focus for student pranks linking the two sides of St John's College , which sprawls along both...
A dozen pumps dispensing real ale, a roomy beer garden and a friendly, unreconstructed vibe make this red-brick pub popular with the...
St John's Chop House
Serves up classic British dishes and local real ales.
Castle St · interesting places nearby
Kettle's Yard information
Closed at time of writing but due to reopen in late 2017, Kettle's Yard offers a very personal glimpse into the incredible home of HS 'Jim' Ede, a former curator at the Tate Gallery in London. In his deceptively roomy cottage all the furniture, ceramics and art – such as the collection of 20th-century works by Miró, Henry Moore and others – is arranged just so, allowing you a real sense of the man's intriguing personality.