Cambridge England

Cambridge England is located on the eastern part of England and is another area, which holds around 31 university’s everywhere you go you’ll see one.  There is the King’s College Chapel that stands out from all of them since it took over 100 years to build.

Then we have Trinity College is the largest college in Cambridge you enter the college through a Tudor gateway, which was built in 1546 and the Great Court is the largest in the world.  Trinity College was founded by King Henry VI and finished by King Henry VIII, there is a statute of him carved at the entrance of the college gates.

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The next college is St. John’s College, which stradles both sides of the River Cam and is linked by the famous Bridge of Sighs.  The best way to see the colleges is by the river on a gondola just like they do in Venice, only that their gondolas are not as elegant as Venices’.

Pembrook College is the second oldest college it is more than 600 years old.

There is Queen’s College there are 2 halves of the college known as the Mathematical Bridge made of wood in 1749.

A list of colleges in Cambridge England are as follows:

Christ          1505

Churchill    1960

Clare            1326

Clare Hall   1966

Corpus Christi  1352

Darwin        1964

Downing     1800

Emmanuel  1584

Fitzwilliam  1869, 1966

Girton           1869

Gonville and Caius  1348

Homerton    1768, 1976

Hughes Hall 1885, 1949

Jesus        1496

King’s       1441

Lucy Cavendish  1965

Magdalene    1428

Murray Edwards   1954

Newnham     1871

Pembroke     1347

Peterhouse   1284

Queens’        1448

Robinson     1977

St Catharine’s  1473

St Edmund’s  1896

St John’s        1511

Selwyn           1882

Sidney Sussex  1596

Trinity            1546

Trinity Hall   1350

Wolfson         1965

If you plan on attending any of these colleges in Cambridge England look them up.   www.visitcambridge.org; get a guide to the Cambridge colleges.

Some Hotels you might consider are:

Hotel Felix, Benson House, Royal Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge City Hotel, Best Western Plus The Gonville Hotel, Best Western Plus Cambridge Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, Hotel Felix, Hotel du Vin & Bistro Cambridge, The Varsity Hotel & Spa, Rectory Farm, Madingley Hall, YHA Cambridge, Lensfield Hotel Boutique Wellness Spa, The Quad, Arundel House, Days Inn Cambridge.

 

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