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Grantchester Village, Cambridge

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Historic Walking Area Historic Site
Add a touch of idyllic English rural experience to your vacation by visiting Grantchester Village. The village's pastoral scenery was a source of inspiration for many artistic souls, like the poet Rupert Brooke and the members of Pink Floyd. Go on a sightseeing tour and admire the historical architecture, or stop by one of the traditional pubs and tea houses for a homemade ale or trademark English cup of tea. For outdoorsy visitors the village offers a selection of things to do, from canoeing and playing tennis, to jogging or simply strolling through the scenic nature. If you want to take part in one of the village's customary annual events, check the schedule online and plan your visit accordingly. Arrange to visit Grantchester Village and other attractions in Cambridge using our Cambridge tourist route planner.
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  • Go to the Orchard Tea Rooms. This is the hub of Grantchester. Everytime we have friends or family visit and stay, the top of the list is visiting Grantchester and having scones and jam and tea. It is ...  more »
  • A lovely walk to the lovely thatched cottages and a nice pub. It takes only an hour to get there along the river Cam and across the fields.  more »
  • If you visit Granchester get there early. I was there by 11am and got parked easily at the Grandhester tea rooms. However when I left 2 hours later cars were queued up waiting to get in. The queue for...  more »

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