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Alumni-Guided Cambridge University College Walking Tour

Alumni-Guided Cambridge University College Walking Tour

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Experience one of the world’s most famous universities on a walking tour of the prestigious Cambridge University. Follow your guide, a University of Cambridge student, around architectural highlights like Trinity College, King’s College, and Corpus Christi College; see the halls where alumni like Sir Isaac Newton, C.S. Lewis, and John Harvard once walked; and peek into student haunts like The Eagle Pub. This small-group tour is limited to 20 people for a personal experience.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.92
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$26.92
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Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide

Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide

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The university colleges of Cambridge are widely considered among the prettiest and most academically successful in England, with a history dating back centuries. This walking tour from the city center takes you to the heart of Cambridge University and the famed King's College, and shines a light on the famous actors, inventors, mathematicians, Nobel Prize-winners and scientists who have lived and worked here.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.09
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$39.09
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Distanced Shared Punt Tour

Distanced Shared Punt Tour

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Customers can purchase a tickets for up to 3 or 6 people on a shared tour. Enjoy the College Backs of Cambridge on a guided punt tour. Up to 3 people will have an entire row, up to 6 people will ahve an entire section. These tickets comply with the gevernment guidelines on social distancing.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.21
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Historic Cambridge: A Guided Walking Tour

Historic Cambridge: A Guided Walking Tour

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We are accredited Green Badge guides who have been successfully guiding in Cambridge since 2011. Thanks to our wonderful clients, we have for many years been the top-ranked Cambridge walking tour on Trip Advisor. We will take you on a journey through 2,000 years of history, and try to have some fun along the way. This is a private tour for you and your companions only. Due to Government restrictions on public gatherings, the maximum group size is 5.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$165.64
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$165.64
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Walking Tour of Cambridge

Walking Tour of Cambridge

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About Cambridge On Foot Fun and friendly private walking tours of the city of Cambridge. We are qualified Cambridge guides, the only guides permitted to lead groups into the University colleges. Every tour can be personalised to suit you and your group starting and finishing at a convenient location. Each tour will feature highlights of the town, University and its colleges.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.53
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$103.53
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Private Alumni-Guided Cambridge University College Walking Tour

Private Alumni-Guided Cambridge University College Walking Tour

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Learn about the secrets of Cambridge University on this private guided walking tour. Explore the colleges with a knowledgeable insider—a former student. By going on a student-guided tour, you’ll be able to ask questions about what life at Cambridge was like, and hear fascinating anecdotes. You won’t have to worry about navigating as your guide will lead the way and take you to multiple colleges, chapels, and libraries.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$131.14
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$131.14
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Historic Cambridge Walking Tour

Historic Cambridge Walking Tour

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Our walking tour takes in some of the famous colleges and historic sights of the city as you meander down quaint alleyways and tread the cobbled streets. You will hear quirky facts and stories of the colleges and their colourful alumni, all set within the context of English and world history, plus many fascinating tales of city life through the ages not generally mentioned in the guide books. We will take you to a church 1000 years old and reveal it’s hidden secret, down side streets to places of interest visitors don't normally see. You will go back in time to medieval Cambridge to discover how the University all started, visiting colleges over 700 years old and hearing their history. We will show you what it is to experience life as a student in a Cambridge College. All our tours are unique as we specialise in small groups and encourage interaction and questions
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.85
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$24.85

University Walking Tour

University Walking Tour

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This tour is a great choice for history fans. Learn about Cambridge’s past and how it became the world-class University city it is today. Save time waiting in long visitor lines by having a ticket to the Round Church included. You’ll explore the historic church which dates back to the 12th century, before walking into the center past Cambridge University colleges. See the Senate House, the Cambridge University Press bookshop, the Cavendish Laboratory, and many of Cambridge’s most interesting sights in one day.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.80
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COVID-19 Shared Punt Tour

COVID-19 Shared Punt Tour

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Punting in Cambridge during COVID-19 is now available by purchasing a private seating area for up to 3 or 6 people on a Shared Tour. Along a two mile stretch of the River Cam, customers will experience the most beautifully scenic route along the backs of seven Cambridge Colleges including the likes of St Johns, Kings and Queens to name but a few. At the Traditional Punting Company both the customers experience and saftey are their top priority, so measures have been implemented to ensure punting is COVID-19 safe. Boats will be sanitised before every tour, fitted perspex screens will maintian social distancing when the minimum distance of 1 metre is not kept and the virtual queue system will prevent crowds at the departure location. It is the best way to see Cambridge at a reduced price and without the queues.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.21
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Personalised Cambridge Walking Tour with Stories

Personalised Cambridge Walking Tour with Stories

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The Stories! The history of Cambridge recounted by a Green Badge guide, born and bred in the city. Tours are personalised and can be tailored to different ages, abilities (eg partial sightedness) and interests - eg history, science, spies, religion, literature, architecture and ghosts. Experience the spectacular sites, and the hidden secrets with one of the locals.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.21
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A Shared Cambridge Walking Tour

A Shared Cambridge Walking Tour

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We have been guiding in Cambridge since 2011. Thanks to our wonderful clients we have for many years been the top-rated Cambridge walking tour on Trip Advisor. We want you to learn all about this amazing city, but we also want you to have fun! We aim to make our tours entertaining and interesting for everyone. We are accredited Cambridge Green Badge Guides, with public liability insurance. Please note that this is a shared tour. In accordance with Government guidelines on public gatherings, the maximum group size is 5.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.61
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Cambridge Student Life: COVID-safe immersive podcast walk

Cambridge Student Life: COVID-safe immersive podcast walk

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Love podcasts? You'll love our immersive walking tour of Cambridge! The digital audio guide can be downloaded anytime directly on your smartphone! We've teamed up with expert historians, storytellers and students to give you a unique and engaging experience of Cambridge! Join local historian & PHD student, Katie as we discover the story behind the birth of Cambridge University and what it’s like to be a student at Cambridge! On this self-guided podcast tour, we'll discover the beautiful picturesque city of Cambridge and get a more intimate look at the culture, history, and soul of this famous town. Visit some of the most famous colleges and get acquainted with their various traditions (both familiar and odd), student's lives, and fun facts about their past.
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  • 35 to 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.89
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Cambridge Private Tour: Secret Society Exploration Game

Cambridge Private Tour: Secret Society Exploration Game

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Inject your sightseeing experience of Cambridge with fun and intrigue by opting for an interactive smartphone experience. While still allowing you to explore at your own pace, this experience leads you to top Cambridge attractions using riddles and GPS technology. This experience provides a great introduction to Cambridge for first-time visitors and families.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.14
Price varies by group size
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Price varies by group size

Private Virtual Walking and Punting Tour of Cambridge

Private Virtual Walking and Punting Tour of Cambridge

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Enjoy an immersive 105 minute video experience that captures the beauty and wonder of Cambridge. Accompanied by our expert tour guide, you will first explore the cobbled streets by foot. You then go punting on the river as you glide through the Backs and the beautiful college grounds. The landmarks visited are the very best Cambridge has to offer and you will enjoy a unique and unbroken perspective. Time is taken to appreciate the intricacies of the architecture on display with extensive panoramic and close-up shots provided. Your Cambridge tour guide provides a captivating commentary throughout, combining historical expertise with memorable stories. Your tour can be accessed at any time of your choosing from anywhere in the world with lifetime access. Also included is a free map of Cambridge with tour-route & landmarks highlighted. If you are booking a trip to Cambridge, your tour can help plan your itinerary. On arrival, it can be used as a self-guided walking tour of Cambridge.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.40
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$12.40

Comprehensive Cambridge Collection: 4 podcast walks to discover the city

Comprehensive Cambridge Collection: 4 podcast walks to discover the city

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Love podcasts? You'll love our immersive walking tours of Cambridge! The digital audio guide can be downloaded anytime directly on your smartphone! We've teamed up with expert historians, storytellers and students to give you a unique and engaging experience of Cambridge! Our tours will take you to some of Cambridge's most iconic landmarks as well as taking you off the beaten track and away from the crowds to discover some of Cambridge's lesser known gems! Our first podcast tour will give you an introduction to Cambridge, where you'll learn what its really like to study at the University of Cambridge. The next tour will guide you along the scenic routes of the Backs where you'll be able to get a picturesque & unique view of the River Cam. The Instagram tour will show you many unusual spots & hidden gems while also taking you through iconic attractions. Our final tour will allow you to uncover the extraordinary inventions that have been born out of this beautiful university town.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.79
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$13.79

Private Cambridge Punting Tour

Private Cambridge Punting Tour

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Cambridge is known for its University colleges and its punting scene. Combine both of these things by going on a private Cambridge punting tour, which takes you past the backs of multiple colleges, such as Magdalene, and King's. You’ll see beautiful views that can only be reached by water, and a private tour means you’ll have direct access to your chauffeur for questions about Cambridge.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$130.68
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Guided tour to Bath & Stonehenge from Cambridge

Guided tour to Bath & Stonehenge from Cambridge

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Our tours are designed for visitors to Britain and are conducted by friendly and informative driver-guides. We show you the best of Britain, the famous places that no visitor to Britain should miss, but also exceptional places off-the-beaten-track. The tours are only for small groups - a few more in the peak summer months - and are conducted in safe and comfortable vehicles. This tour visits the most beautiful town in England and one of the world's most iconic prehistoric monuments.
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  • 13 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$136.66
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$136.66
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Riverside self-guided walk and picturesque views of Cambridge Colleges

Riverside self-guided walk and picturesque views of Cambridge Colleges

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Love podcasts? You'll love our immersive walking tour of the Cambridge Backs! The digital audio guide can be downloaded anytime directly on your smartphone! We've teamed up with expert historians, storytellers and students to give you a unique and engaging experience of Cambridge! Join local historian & PHD student, Katie, for an excursion down one of Cambridge’s most scenic and peaceful routes; the Backs. Incidentally, the Backs is the area that runs along many of Cambridge’s famous colleges and the walk is studded with beautiful architecture, a quaint wooden bridge, sprawling green spaces, and quirky stories. We'll begin the podcast tour alongside the river at Scudamore's Quayside Walk over the wooden bridge of Silver Street and immerse yourself in Cambridge's history and moving stories. The tour will walk us through student life and will give us magnificent views of King's College and its Chapel. Don't forget to bring your camera for some breathtaking views of the river Cam!
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  • 35 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.89
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$6.89

Cambridge's Famous Inventions and Graduates - Podcast Tour

Cambridge's Famous Inventions and Graduates - Podcast Tour

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Love podcasts? You'll love our immersive walking tour of Cambridge! The digital audio guide can be downloaded anytime directly on your smartphone! We've teamed up with expert historians, storytellers and students to give you a unique and engaging insight into some of Cambridge's most famous graduates! Dive deep into the history of the picturesque town of Cambridge and explore extraordinary inventions of the city! Listen to historians Sam and Alice as they guide us on this self-guided podcast tour. We'll learn about the King's Parade and get intimate with Cambridge's rich graduation ceremony and its interesting traditions. Make our way to the Corpus Clock and try to find the mythical creature on it, while discovering the history of this unique and wonderful invention. Explore the nooks and crannies of The Eagle's Pub, steeped in history with incidents of genius celebrations to great war stories.
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  • 40 to 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.89
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Walking Tour of the Sights and Highlights of Cambridge

Walking Tour of the Sights and Highlights of Cambridge

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I tailor each tour to the individual interests of the tourists in the group. I am fascinated by Cambridge's history and its magnificent sights, and have in-depth knowledge of its past and present. I can draw on my special expertise in the history of science, mathematics, and computing in Cambridge. My approach is thorough yet not too serious, sometimes light-hearted and always considerate. We shall explore the very heart of Cambridge, where new and old look out at us from every nook and cranny – hear stories of mediaeval strife and riots, struggles and labours of many a generation of students and scholars, and triumphs of the human thought. On our way, we shall discuss how ideas and life itself have changed over centuries, and what today’s Cambridge is like – both the City and the University.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.71
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$20.71
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Self-Guided Cambridge Instagram Tour - Top Photo Spots

Self-Guided Cambridge Instagram Tour - Top Photo Spots

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Join us on this creative walking tour that takes you along some of the prettiest streets of Cambridge in search for Cambridge’s Instagram Spots! The walking tour is studded with many unusual spots and hidden gems of Cambridge while also taking you through its iconic and must-visit attractions. Guided by the influencer Ella and historian Alex, this self-guided walking experience offers a trove of photography tips for those beautiful instagram-perfect shots and spend an offbeat day in Cambridge! Vidi Guides creates immersive audio experiences that are like podcasts. Download the app and your Instagram tour to explore Cambridge independently and safely!
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  • 45 to 59 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$6.89
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$6.89
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Cambridge University Group Tour With University Alumni Guide

Cambridge University Group Tour With University Alumni Guide

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We regularly provide private tours for organizations and assorted schools from around the world. Having shown tens of thousands of students around Cambridge, we have the diverse skill set needed to ensure that students both understand the tour and genuinely enjoy it. Our student guides have a great insight into Cambridge. They have detailed knowledge of the University's incredible history combined with personal experiences about how this ancient institution really works. While there are plenty of details to cover, we are committed to providing interesting and enjoyable tours rather than reducing the city’s fascinating history to a dry collection of dates that puts people to sleep. As this is a private tour, we can completely tailor the experience to the needs of your group. You can specify convenient meeting points and themes you'd like covered. If requested, tours can also include special features, like quizzes and competitions, to entertain younger people and keep them engaged.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$198.77
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$198.77
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Private Student-Guided Cambridge Punting Tour With Pro Photographer

Private Student-Guided Cambridge Punting Tour With Pro Photographer

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Cruise along the water and see several of the University of Cambridge's most famous colleges on this private punting tour. Drift by prestigious colleges such as King's and Darwin as your own personal guide steers your boat along the Cam River. Pass below the Bridge of Sighs and the Mathematical Bridge, and hear all the got-to-know facts about Cambridge.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$476.23
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$476.23
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Long Melford: Discover the stories behind the village green on an audio tour

Long Melford: Discover the stories behind the village green on an audio tour

Visit Long Melford with this self-guided audio tour for anyone who wants to discover more of the village than just it’s views. Join me on this walk around the green, get to know the village like a local and hear how it got its start in the wool trade. Along the way, you’ll hear a few of the stories that get talked about when the locals get together in the pubs. You’ll hear about: • The Abbots of St Edmunds • Where John Lennon caused a flood • What caused the riot act to be read for the last time in England • And why a man had butter melting under his hat There is a whole way of life around the green to discover. You might even fancy a bit of "ordinary" at the end of the tour.
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  • 35 to 50 minutes
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$5.99
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