Conducts two-hour city tours (adult/child £12.50/6, 11am and 1pm Monday to Saturday, 1pm Sunday); 1½-hour city tours (adult/child £11/6,...
The 16th-century Emmanuel College ('Emma' to students) is famous for its exquisite chapel designed by Sir Christopher Wren. The college...
Set in the former Cambridge courts, this light-hearted attraction, consisting of an introductory video and self-guided walk, follows the...
Hip-hop, dance, R&B, techno, funk, indie, top-name DJs and club nights – you'll find it all at Cambridge's most popular club, the...
Bright and airy, this cafe, deli and butchers shop prides itself on its local organic ingredients. It's a great place to stop for hearty...
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Christ's College information
A great institution at more than 500 years old, Christ's gleaming Great Gate is emblazoned with heraldic carving of Tudor roses, portcullis and spotted Beaufort yale (antelope-like creatures). Its founder, Lady Margaret Beaufort, hovers above like a guiding spirit. A stout oak door leads into First Court , one of Cambridge's more picturesque front courts and the only circular one. Hunt out the gardens dedicated to alumnus Charles Darwin, they feature species brought back from his famous Galapagos voyage.
The Second Court has a gate to the Fellows' Garden , which contains a mulberry tree under which 17th-century poet John Milton reputedly wrote 'Lycidas'. Other notable alumni include Sacha Baron Cohen (aka Ali G and Borat) and historian Simon Schama.