Cambridge is widely known throughout the globe as home to the University of Cambridge, one of the most prestigious learning centers in the United Kingdom. The University includes 31 colleges including; Newnham College, Pembroke College, Peterhouse and Queens’ College which greatly effect the city. Even though large numbers of visitors come to Cambridge with their main intention being to view the University, Cambridge has so many more places to visit besides the colleges. Luckily there is a large selection of Cambridge bed and breakfast accommodation and luxury hotels to choose from. Luxury Resort Guide is one of the portal specializing on luxury hotel and resorts. Visit their website to find the latest deals.
Cambridge is an ancient town dating back to the medieval period and subsequently there there are countless fine examples of excellent architecture. You may stroll amongst the medieval streets, relax one of the various parks and gardens or you may wish to take a punt up and down the River Cam. If the idea of going punting is appealing, then you can hire a punt or alternatively you could hire a chauffeured punt. There are various people offering this facility along the river. Another idea is a trip down the River Cam in a narrow boat.
The city of Cambridge is also well known for its churches, 13 of which are found within the city confines. Of the thirteen churches located in the center of Cambridge it is All Saints Church which is said to be one of the best examples of Gothic revival architecture to be found in England. A further church that is well worth visiting is Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of only 4 Norman round churches in England. The tiniest church in Cambridge is the Church of St Peter’s, which hides in a peaceful part of the city. Probably the finest panoramas of the city and colleges of the University can be experienced from the viewpoint of the Great St Mary’s Church, the University church.
As there is a vast selection of visitor attractions to visit in Cambridge, it would be near impossible to see all of them in just 24 hours. We therefore advise that you spend a minimum of 2 days in Cambridge. If you and your family are in the process of thinking about taking a vacation in the city of Cambridge it is incredibly important that you reserve your lodgings at the earliest moment as, unfortunately hotels in Cambridge tend to be surprisingly busy and are often fully booked for months in advance. If you have a large family you might find that apartment accommodation in Cambridge prove to be cheaper alternative.