Must do things in Cambridgeshire, England

With summer fast approaching, now is a great time to start planning some activities for the family to enjoy. One place that’s jam-packed with fun for everyone is Cambridgeshire. This region is home to incredible places like Ely, St Neots and Cambridge, which attracts over eight million tourists every year

If you’re wondering what the best things to do in this county are, then we can help. Our travel guide below highlights some of the must-visit spots in Cambridgeshire that you simply must visit. Continue reading to find out more. 

Shepreth Wildlife Park 

Spend a wonderful day out with the family here as you see a variety of animals and learn about them using the interactive exhibits. During your visit, you’ll see all kinds of animals from Blue and Yellow Macaw to Ring Tailed Lemurs. 

Ticket prices start at just £12.50 for children, so you can make a budget-friendly day out. Be sure to bring your own packed lunch to keep costs to a minimum.

Peterborough Cathedral 

Travel via trains to Peterborough, where you can enjoy the city for its shopping, food and events. History buffs must visit its stunning, 12th-century Cathedral where you can learn about the area and get some great pictures to remember your trip with. 

Your history tour won’t end there, though. Other historical landmarks in Peterborough that you’ll love include Longthorpe Tower and Burghley House.

Punting in Cambridge 

There’s plenty to do in Cambridge but experiencing traditional punting is the best way to enjoy the city. This is the ideal way to explore the city as you travel along the River Cam. Along the way, you’ll see famous landmarks like King’s College Chapel, The Wren Library and the Bridge of Sighs. 

Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve 

This nature reserve in Ely is the perfect place to explore nature with plenty of walking and cycling trails, making it great for solo or family trips. If you don’t want to lug your own bike here, you can hire one upon arrival. 

The best time to visit this area is anytime from mid-March onwards. This gives you a better chance of having good weather and the boat trip will be running. 

Explore the nightlife

Cambridge University is one of the best in the world and has more than 24,000 students, which means you can expect a pretty lively nightlife in the city. There are plenty of restaurants, bars and nightclubs that guarantee a fun time with friends. 

Some of the most popular spots in Cambridge include: 

  • Hidden Rooms 
  • The Piano Bar at De Luca 
  • Bar-OH
  • The Champion of the Thames 

Does Cambridgeshire sound like a place you’d like to visit? If so, use our guide for inspiration and plan an epic trip to this charming county today.

Featured photo by Chris Boland

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