Cambridge is a perfect destination for a short break in England and the city has a wealth of attractions and events sure to suit all ages and tastes. When booking into one of the hotels in Cambridge, be sure to plan your break using local tourism information as there is so much to see and do that it pays to have an idea of what you would like to see and when before your break. This way, you will ensure that nothing is missed out and that your break is tailored perfectly to your taste.
The city of Cambridge itself is steeped in rich cultural and architectural history, with the citys origins dating back to the Roman Empire. Cambridge is famed for its universities. The beginnings of Cambridge University can be traced back to the 12th century and have shaped the city ever since. The university buildings are a spectacle in themselves and regular tours around parts of them are organised throughout the year. In addition to the traditional academic buildings,replica Ray Ban New Release Aviator Sunglasses RB0116, the university is also home to the ADC theatre, which plays host to a number of plays and shows throughout the year. As well as this, students from the citys art college, the Angela Ruskin University, regularly host art exhibitions in the galleries of Cambridge. Be sure to check at your hotel in Cambridge to find out if any of the staff there have any local tips on places to visit in the city.
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Whether country or city living is more your style, whilst staying in a hotel in Cambridge youre sure to find a way to see the city that suits you. A popular method of transport in Cambridge is the bicycle and there are a number of bike trails and cycle hire shops that will help you to see the city on two wheels. Another way to see the city is by punt. Punts are small boats that let you take in the sights of the city whilst sailing down the river Cam. A number of punt companies operate these tours and some offer guided talks or event ghost punts which explore the city and its history.
A number of people choose to stay in one of the many Cambridge hotels to take in one of the annual events that take place in the city. From Strawberry Fair, a free musical festival that is held on midsummer common each June, to the festive ice rink which is erected upon Parkers Piece each winter; visitors to Cambridge hotels are sure to find a plethora of events to keep them entertained.