Private London To Cambridge & Ely Cathedral - by Cambridge University Alumni

Cultural & Theme Tours in England
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Tour description

Private experience  - tailored to your interests.   • Visit Cambridge University, dating from the 13th Century and one of the most prestigious academic institutions in world  • Enter Ely Cathedral, dating from 7th Century, outstanding Romanesque style and scale All with the services of a fun and entertaining guide from Cambridge University, to bring out the drama of these sites - strictly no boring tours!

On arrival to Cambridge we will explore the main highlights of the University, including the Corpus Clock, The Backs and general student life at Cambridge University, with reference to the earlier days experiences to help convey the difference but also where the two Universities diverge. One crucial area of this is science; the tour will cover it's solidification as in the mind-set of Cambridge, with such influential discoveries as DNA and the work of another famous scientist, Stephen Hawking.The tour will then head into King's College. Often described as "a chapel with a college attached to the side", Kings College Chapel is without a doubt one of the crown in the jewels of Cambridge University. On completion it represented a symbol of unification for England, with rare marking denoting the (short) marriage of Henry VII and Anne Berlin. Home to the famous Christmas Eve broadcast and art of national importance, this is a site not to mixed - with entrance including in the price of your ticket.Pausing for lunch and some free time we then drive to Ely to explore the beautifully restored Cathedral. Covering its vast vaulted ceiling, Royal connection and medieval architecture; it's clear to understand why this is one of the most celebrating historical sites of England.   

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Walking Tour of Cambridge University
  • Walking Tour of Ely Cathedral
  • Luxury Transportation

What's not included

  • Gratuities