Byron’s Pool was named after Lord Byron who used to swim at the weir pool. This pleasant
woodland site offers a lovely circular walk next to the River Cam where Kingfishers and Grey
Wagtails can be seen on the weir.
Trumpington Meadows is a 58 hectare nature reserve and country park in Trumpington,
Cambridgeshire. It is managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and
Northamptonshire. This site has flower meadows, woodland, ponds, and is adjacent to the
River Cam and Byron's Pool.
The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge. It
is located on Trumpington Street opposite Fitzwilliam Street in central Cambridge. Museum
houses vast collections of antiquities from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, including
exhibits of English and European pottery and glass, furniture, clocks, Chinese jades, and
ceramics from Japan and Korea.
This heritage-listed botanic garden was originally conceived by Charles Darwin's mentor and
teacher, Professor John Henslow. The Garden's plant collections today number 8,000+
species from all over the world, displayed within the best collection of trees in the region.
The 40 acres of beautifully-landscaped gardens and glasshouses offer year-round interest
and seasonal inspiration. The excellent Cafe and Shop are also open year-round. An oasis
in the City, this great Garden makes a great day out.
Cross the Silver Street bridge and stroll under the leafy canopy of Sidgwick Avenue to
discover the Museum of Classical Archaeology. The collections range from enormous
plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture to the smallest sherds of ancient pots. The
casts are not mere copies, but are historical objects in their own right and many date to the
eighteenth century. Traditionally, the casts formed a teaching collection but today the
Museum welcomes school groups, families and many other visitors through its doors
Looking for something different to do? Then this is it. We are the first live escape room to
open in Cambridge. In teams of 2 - 6 you have 60 minutes to escape a locked room filled
Founded as a University Museum in 1944, this diverse collection covers all branches of science
and features a comprehensive collection of scientific instruments that were used from the 16th
century to the present.
Landscaped open areas and gardens weaving behind many colleges on the River Cam,
which are known for their daffodils and crocuses in the spring, and stunning views of the
colleges across the river at any time of year.