Places to Visit

Monday, February 13, 2017
21/07/16 Shepreth Wildlife Park, Ringtailed Lemurs. Picture: Keith Heppell

The Cambridgeshire zoo is giving a chance to meet the lemurs for £25 on Valentine’s Day.

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Monday, September 19, 2016
Kingfisher - RSPB Rye Meads, Hertfordshire. Picture by Andrew Howe.

RSPB hides overlooking artificial nesting banks for kingfishers.

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Monday, September 19, 2016
Perching common European cuckoo against a green background. Picture by stillwords.

A large wetland reserve with reedbeds, grazing marshes and poplar woods.

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Monday, September 19, 2016
Barn owl on a wooden fence. Picutre by Nathanx1.

A true birders’ site - wading birds, wildfowl, birds of prey and owls.

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Monday, September 19, 2016
Female Marsh harrier. Picture by Piotr Krze[lak.

Grassland, open water and the biggest reedbed in the UK.

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Monday, September 19, 2016
Turtle dove on a log. Picture by Leopardinatree.

Reedbeds, pools, woodland and a clear chalk stream.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
The courtyard of The Eagle pub in Cambridge

Steeped in history, and a signiture ale to boot.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Nene Valley Railway

Heritage steam and diesel train journeys from Nene Valley Station out to Yarwell.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

A global garden in the middle of the city.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Girton College

Although the furthest of Cambridge’s Colleges from the city centre, Girton is worth the visit and is the favorite Cambridge University college of many visitors.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Ramsey Rural Museum

Spanning 200 years of local life, the museum displays a donated collection in renovated 17th Century farm buildings.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Burwell Museum

And much more - classic motors, agricultural equipment and everyday objects that build a picture of historic life in The Fens.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Sedgwick Museum

Oldest of the University of Cambridge museums and Cambridge’s natural history museum.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Murray Edwards College

A collection by female artists displayed in Murray Edwards College.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
University of Cambridge Faculty of Classics

Over 450 plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculptures, dating back to 1700 BC and spanning two thousand years.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Anthropology and Archaeology Museum

Four main collections including archaeology, anthropology, photography and art.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Cambridge University Library

With a history reaching back 600 years, the library today contains millions of volumes.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Babylon Arts Gallery in Ely

A small but varied and changing collection of art set in a gallery by the river in Ely.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Royston Museum

A community museum that displays a collection that has been in the making since the 70s.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Chatteris Museum

This community museum first started as a collection in 1942, housed in the district council office. It covers the local history, from the earliest prehistoric settlement.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Centre for Computing History

Not just for gamers and techies. A different day out with special evening events also on the calendar for those in the know.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Cambridge School of Art

The Ruskin Gallery is situated at the back of the Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge campus, in the exhibition space of the Cambridge School of Arts.

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Monday, August 1, 2016
A short-eared owl in flight over a field of long grass at RSPB Fen Drayton Lakes, Cambridgeshire
Picture: Paul Brackley

This lovely reserve is a wonderful place to walk and enjoy nature.

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Friday, July 29, 2016
Cambridge views, Scott Polar Museum . Picture: Keith Heppell

A small but impressively comprehensive collection from early polar explorations, including those of Shackleton and Scott.

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Friday, July 29, 2016

One of the world’s most diverse museums for its size, you might need to visit twice to explore the whole building. But that’s OK - entry is free

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Friday, July 29, 2016
Museum of Cambridge

Formerly the Cambridge and County Folk Museum, The Museum of Cambridge’s nine display rooms capture the life of Cambridge’s citizens through the ages displaying furnishings, implements and objects that date back to the reign of the Stuarts.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The Round Church, Cambridge, viewed from St John's Street. Picture: Keith Heppell

The second-oldest building in Cambridge, The Round Church was built around 1130 and is one of only four round churches in the country.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

There’s a huge choice of museums and galleries to visit in the city, county and universities.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
21/07/16 Shepreth Wildlife Park, Tiger. Picture: Keith Heppell

A family-run wildlife park in rural Shepreth geared towards conservation and education.

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