Outdoor Activities in Cambridge

Outdoor activities in Cambridge are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Cambridge comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Cambridge and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Cambridge has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Cambridge.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Cambridge:

  1. #1 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 1505 itineraries
    King's College Chapel

    Tags: Art Gallery, Educational Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, United Kingdom

    Timings: 09:00 am - 03:30 pm Details

    Like a radiant pearl sitting upon a cushion of green, the King’s College Chapel stands out in all its glorious yet stark beauty. Step through its enchanting gates and prepare to take in a collec...Read more

  2. #2 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 995 itineraries
    Anglesey Abbey

    Tags: Garden, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Quy Rd, Lode, Cambridge CB25 9EJ, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Lay back and relax, as sun rays wink out at you from behind clouds and the spaces between your toes get filled with grass. Anglesey Abbey, once a home for the devout, is a sprawling green dream, peppe...Read more

  3. #3 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 1268 itineraries
    The Orchard Tea Garden

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Dine In

    Address: Mill Way, Grantchester, Cambridge CB3 9ND, England

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    ‘Stands the church clock at ten-to-three?And is there honey still for tea?’ wrote Rupert Brooke in his poem ‘The Old Vicarage, Grantchester.’ And is there a lovelier way to spe...Read more

  4. #4 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 1115 itineraries
    The Backs

    Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Park, Nature

    Address: Queens' Road, Cambridge CB3 9AH, England

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Large green expanses, lush and dewy, surrounded by the large, dominating architecture of the colleges that surround it: welcome to The Backs! The large patch of green is the land that lies behind the ...Read more

  5. #5 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 520 itineraries
    University Of Cambridge

    Tags: Library, Museum, Educational Site, Tourist Center

    Address: The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TN, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    As one of the oldest and most respected academic institutions in the world, the University of Cambridge needs little introduction. With a sprawling campus ground, a history that dates back to the 13th...Read more

  6. #6 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 531 itineraries
    The Centre For Computing History

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: Rene Court | Coldhams Road, Cambridge CB1 3EW, England

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Can you believe that there will be a generation of people who have no idea what a cassette player looks like? Or even a cassette, for that matter. Gone are the days of personalized, handwritten letter...Read more

  7. #7 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 1294 itineraries
    Arts Picturehouse

    Tags: Art Museum, View Point

    Address: 38-39 St Andrew's St, Cambridge CB2 3AR, United Kingdom

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    After walking for hours around the city and exploring every nook and cranny, wouldn’t you like to relax and just calm your mind for a while? After all that culture hunting and history, it’...Read more

  8. #8 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 497 itineraries
    Virtual Aviation Flight Training Centre

    Tags: Sport, Entertainment, Tourist Center

    Address: Cambridge Airport, Newmarket Rd, Cambridge CB5 8RX, United Kingdom

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    As small children, many of us harbour ambitions of sprouting wings and soaring between the clouds. As we grow a little older and reality hits us, we compromise and decide that manning a spaceship or a...Read more

  9. #9 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 34 itineraries
    The Castle Inn

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Pubs, Adults

    Address: 38 Castle St, Cambridge CB3 0AJ, UK

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is one of the most visited and favored pubs in Cambridge. The place is very well decorated with well-illuminated lights and wooden furniture. The service provided here is very good and the staff ...Read more

  10. #10 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    Cherry Hinton Chalk Pits

    Tags: Park

    Address: Fulbourn Rd, Cambridge CB1 9JL, UK

    Cherry Hinton Chalk Pits located in Cambridge, UK is a famous park of the city. Once you are inside this park you will be surrounded with either steep cliffs or white chalk with small patches of green...Read more

  11. #11 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 111 itineraries
    Forest Holidays Thorpe Forest Image
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    Address: Shadwell, Thetford IP24 2RX, UK

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    If you are looking for a place to stay in for a day or two, then this is the perfect place to come with your families. This is a great place to relax in between the woods. You will get great food at r...Read more

  12. #12 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 131 itineraries
    Innkeeper's Lodge Old Windsor

    Tags: Hotel

    Address: 14 Straight Rd, Old Windsor, Windsor SL4 2RR, UK

    This is a good lodge to stay in for some time. The rooms here are quite spacious and all you need is just to visit the lodge and get your gate pass. The staff in the hotel is fantastic and they look a...Read more

  13. #13 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 46 itineraries
    Station Bungalow Image
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    Address: Station Terrace, Hitchin SG4 9UN, UK

    Google Reviews
    Azz Liane

    Nice place to get away for a break 😁

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  14. #14 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 6 itineraries
    Christ's College Cambridge Image
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    Tags: University

    Address: St Andrew's St, Cambridge CB2 3BU, UK

    Google Reviews
    Samuel Rosales

    The wooden entrance door (called The Great Gate) appears disproportionate. Its lower portion was obviously sawed-off to keep up with the height of the street that was raised a number of times in the p...

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  15. #15 of 40 Outdoors Activities in Cambridge
    - Used in 2 itineraries
    Clare College Image
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    Address: Memorial Ct

    Google Reviews
    Mabel Koh

    Clare College is rather hidden even though it is located in the city centre. It is undergoing some refurbishment at the moment and seems to be perpetually closed to public. But if you manage to get in...

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