The Cambridge Experiences You Didn’t Know Existed

When visiting Cambridge we all know about the most popular activities like a daytime punt or a visit to a museum but what about those activities you didn’t know Cambridge had to offer, We have put a list together to keep you amused and entertained that you may not find in every guide book.


Cambridge Falconry Experience
Get up close and personal with birds of prey with a falconry experience in the Cambridge countryside, where participants can learn the ancient art of falconry and even fly a hawk or owl.
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Night Punting On The Cam
So you have done the busy daytime punting but why not experience the tranquil beauty of punting under the stars with guided night punting tours along the River Cam, offering a unique perspective on Cambridge’s historic landmarks after dark.
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Cambridge Ghost Tours
Embark on a spine-chilling journey through Cambridge’s haunted past with guided ghost tours, exploring the city’s eerie alleyways and haunted sites while hearing tales of ghostly encounters and paranormal activity.
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Cambridge Literary Pub Crawl
Combine literature and libations on a literary pub crawl through Cambridge’s historic pubs, where participants can enjoy readings, discussions, and performances inspired by the city’s literary heritage.
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Cambridge Night Photography Tour
Capture the magic of Cambridge after dark with a guided night photography tour, led by a professional photographer who will provide tips and techniques for capturing stunning nighttime shots of the city’s landmarks.
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Fly A Vintage Aircraft
Visit Europe’s largest air museum and book a flight in a historic Spitfire, Hurricane or Mustang and take to the skies over Cambridge for a once-in-a-lifetime thrilling experience. Not for the faint-hearted.
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Farm Animal Experience
This is certainly one to consider if you are visiting Cambridge with children. Experience a delightful day of interaction with the charming farm animals at South Angle Farm Park. The opportunity to touch and feed these adorable creatures makes for a far more enjoyable outing for children than a typical visit to the zoo.
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Indoor Crazy Golf
Tivoli stands out as a prime destination for those seeking offbeat entertainment in the heart of Cambridge. Step into this multifaceted establishment to engage in a round of quirky golf across its two courses, challenge friends to a lively shuffleboard tournament, or unwind with delectable street food and refreshing drinks on its inviting rooftop terrace.
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Cambridge Wild Swimming Adventure
Dive into adventure with a wild swimming experience in the picturesque rivers and lakes surrounding Cambridge, offering a refreshing and exhilarating way to connect with nature in the heart of the city.
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Behind The Scenes At Newmarket Racecourse
In just half a day, visit the Newmarket Gallops, watch horses doing their daily training, have a stable tour, and stop off at The National Stud to see the resident stallions and retired race horses.
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Cambridge Gin Laboratory Experience
Delve into the world of gin with a hands-on experience at the Cambridge Gin Laboratory, where visitors can create their own custom gin blend under the guidance of expert distillers.
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Unique Treasure Hunts
The Great Game Treasure Hunt Cambridge is a unique outdoor treasure hunt. These events are put on at various times of the year and will take you on a trail through the city with your treasure map and compass and it seems only right that the treasure will eventually be found in a traditional Cambridge pub.
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Swim Like A Fish
Did you know Cambridge has its very own outdoor swimming pool. This is one of the longest outdoor swimming pools in Europe, at a lung-busting 91m. It’s only open between May and September and although in central Cambridge is often missed.
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Interactive City Tour
Turning City Streets into Adventure Playgrounds! Go Quest Adventures (GQA) offers fun and interactive City Quests all self-guided through their app. Quests are designed to explore the city’s highlights and find its hidden gems, discover unique facts and ultimately, conquer the Quest!
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Cambridge offers a treasure trove of unique and unusual experiences that promise to captivate and inspire visitors from near and far. The city and surrounding areas do cater to so many different tastes. From embracing the city’s rich history to expecting the unexpected, your trip to Cambridge could be one to remember.

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