Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR, Tel: 01223 835 000, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
IWM Duxford tells the story of the impact of aviation on the nature of war, on people’s lives and the history of our region.
Denny Abbey, Ely Road, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9PQ, Tel: 01223 860988, (7 miles, 11kms)
These historic buildings tell the story of rural Cambridgeshire through the centuries. Denny Abbey’s many rooms have housed Benedictine monks, Franciscan nuns, Knights, Templars and Cambridgeshire farmers.
Station Road, Shepreth, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 6PZ, Tel: 01763 262226, (7 miles, 12kms)
Since opening its doors to the public in 1984, Shepreth Wildlife Park, set in natural grounds, has become one of East Anglia’s major attractions and is home to tigers, otters, monkeys, reptiles and even creepy crawlies!
Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1RS, Tel: 01223 359750, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms)
Established in 1910, we are Cambridge’s oldest and friendliest punting company.
2/3 Castle Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 3JL, Tel: 01223 355159, (0.6 miles, 1kms)
Discover the real story of Cambridge and its people through this fascinating Museum of Cambridge life. Explore Cambridge tradition and history through nine unique room settings.
Trumpington Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1RB, Tel: 01223 332900, Email, (0.2 miles, 0.4kms)
A large, world class collection of antiques, applied art, illuminating manuscripts, coins and paintings. Original buildings are mid 19thC with later additions, including the courtyard development.
Peas Hill, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3AD, Tel: 01223 457577, Email, (0.1 miles, 0.2kms)
Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9EJ, Tel: 01223 810080, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
An elegant country house set in a magnificent landscape. Explore 114 acres of vibrant colour, delicious scent and the simple pleasures of nature all year round.
Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, Tel: 0845 196 2320, Email, (0.5 miles, 0.8kms)
A university theatre presenting professional touring and local community theatre. Excellent tiered seating offers good views from all 264 seats.
1 Brookside, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1JE, Tel: 01223 336265, Email, (0.7 miles, 1kms)
This heritage-listed garden is the vision of John Henslow, mentor to Charles Darwin, and today showcases over 8000 plant species from all around the world from flamboyant tropical orchids to majestic trees.
Madingley Road, Coton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 7PH, Tel: 01954 210350, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
Cambridge American Cemetery contains the graves of 3,812 soldiers who gave their lives during World War II, and the names of 5,127 inscribed on the wall of the missing.
Castle Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0AQ, Tel: 01223 748100, Email, (0.6 miles, 1kms)
A major collection of 20thC paintings and sculpture exhibited in a house of unique character. Also changing contemporary and modern art exhibitions in the gallery.
The Guildhall, Lode, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9EW, Tel: 01223 813318, Email, (6 miles, 9kms)
15 minutes from Cambridge lies a beautiful Shangri-la stretching across 190 acres of lawn grass that holds summertime events and regular weekend camping and fabulous picnic areas promoting the countryside and health and fitness.
St John's Church, Green Street, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB2 4RG, Tel: 020 7213 0660, Email, (8 miles, 12kms)
The striking mediaeval and earlier wall paintings are only one of the many treasures and curiosities that make a visit to this church rewarding.
2 Meldreth Road, Shepreth, Cambridgeshire, SG8 6PS, Tel: 01763 261557, (8 miles, 12kms)
Walled gardens round an 18thC redbrick house approached by 18thC wrought iron gates. There are barns, a 20thC folly and unusual plants.
The Orchard, 45-47 Mill Way, Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, CB3 9ND, Tel: 01223 551118, Email, (2 miles, 3kms)
Small, privately owned museum depicting the life in words and photographs of the poet Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) who lived at Orchard House whilst at university.
University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3EQ, Tel: 01223 333456, Email, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
Displays include, world's largest spider, minerals and gemstones, rocks collected by Charles Darwin, dinosaursm jurassic marine reptiles and local fossils.
St Andrews Road, Chesterton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 1DH, (1 miles, 2kms)