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Private Virtual Walking and Punting Tour of Cambridge

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Highlights

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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Itinerary
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Stop At: King's College Chapel, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST England

The most iconic and most popular place to visit in Cambridge. We view the Chapel from the street at King's Parade and again during our punting tour from the river. Panoramic and closes-up shots are provided.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Magdalene College, Magdalene Street, Cambridge CB3 0AG England

We walk up to Magdalene College from the riverside, stopping to enjoy the stunning river perspective and we then view it from Castle Hill and Magdalene Bridge. We also enjoy a fresh perspective from the river as we glide past on our punt later in the tour. Extensive panoramic and close-up shots are provided.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: The Backs, Queens' Road, Cambridge CB3 9AH England

One of the most beautiful views available in all of England, the Backs is a major draw for visitors and residents alike. We punt down The Backs as part of our punting tour with panoramic and close-up shots of the beautiful gardens, grounds, bridges and architecture along the way.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. John's College, St. John's St., Cambridge CB2 1TP England

We view the St John's college at various points in our walking tour, notably at the Gatehouse to the college (probably the most spectacular of all the college gatehouses) with panoramic and close-up shots provided. We also view the grounds of St John's College including New Court, Cripps Court and The Bridge of Sighs during our time punting on the river.

Duration: 11 minutes

Stop At: Bridge of Sighs, St John's College, Cambridge England

The most popular and most photographed bridge in all of Cambridge, famously referred to by Queen Victoria as "so pretty and picturesque." We approach the Bridge of Sighs on our punting tour and glide underneath it with time taken to appreciate the architecture and surroundings.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Mathematical Bridge, Queens' College, Cambridge CB3 9ET England

The quirkiest bridge on the river, subject to many legends which are discussed at length on our tour. We view the Mathematical Bridge as part of our walking tour, enjoying it's perspective from the street with panoramic and close-up shots provided. We then punt underneath it during the punting leg of the tour.

Duration: 4 minutes

Stop At: The Round Church Visitor Centre, 9A Bridge Street, Cambridge CB2 1UB England

One of only 4 round churches in England, we view this iconic building from the street during our walking tour. The church was closed at the time of filming however we are still able to explore and enjoy its architecture as we discuss its history.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Trinity College, 31 Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TB England

We walk to Trinity College and spend time at its gatehouse examining the architecture in some detail. This includes the statue of King Henry 8th, the Royal coat of arms and Sir Isaac Newton's tree. We also visit the College on our punting tour with Trinity Library a particular highlight. At both the street and river locations, extensive close-ups and panoramic shots are provided.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: University of Cambridge, The Old Schools Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TS England

Throughout our walking and punting tour we view many of the University Colleges from the street and river. Due to the global pandemic during filming, all of the College entrances are closed to visitors. However, with so few visitors in the city, we are able to enjoy unbroken views of the colleges. A range of close-ups and panoramic shots are provided to ensure that the stunning architecture of all the colleges visited are enjoyed in some detail.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Corpus Clock, 58 Trumpington St Corpus Christi College, Cambridge CB2 1RH England

One of the newest attractions to Cambridge but now one of its most popular. We view the clock in great detail with extensive close-ups and detailed explanations of its workings. We also take the time to examine The Chronophage or time-eater on top of the clock with close-up and wide camera views also provided.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: St Bene't's Church (Church of England), Benet Street, Cambridge CB2 3PT England

The oldest church in all of Cambridgeshire at over 1000 years old. As we discuss its history and architectural features, we provide a variety of close-ups and panoramic shots from many different perspectives.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge CB3 0FA, UK

The Old Cavendish Laboratory is one of the most important sites in Cambridge with the ground-breaking work conducted there ranging from the splitting of the atom to the cracking of the DNA code. With many external close-ups and wide-lens shots provided, the history and achievements of the Old Cavendish Laboratory are laid bare.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Pembroke College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF England

A street view of Pembroke College is available with close-ups provided of the court, architecture and rooms while the history of the college is brought to life.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Peterhouse, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RD England

The first college to be established at Cambridge University. We view the outside setting of the college in some detail with opportunities provided to enjoy its original architecture and picture postcard court setting.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Trumpington Street Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge CB2 1RB England

We enjoy many panoramic and close-up shots of one of the finest regional museums in Europe with its Parthenon exterior lovingly filmed.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Corpus Christi College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RH England

We view the college from both its front and rear entrance with a variety of close-up shots provided of the architecture, court and buildings.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: St Catharine's College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RL England

The college has an open court rather than the closed quadrangle found in other Cambridge colleges and this means we are able to enjoy a stunning perspective on the college entrance, grassy court, dining room and student rooms.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Queens' College, Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9ES England

We briefly visit the street entrance to the college with exterior shots provided and then spend more time on our punt exploring the grounds and architecture of the college in some detail. Highlights here include the Erasmus Building, the President's Lodge and the Mathematical Bridge which are bathed in rich sunshine during our filming.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Great St Mary's Church (Church of England), St. Marys Passage King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 3PQ England

Great St Mary's Church is situated in the centre of Cambridge and although the church was closed to the public at the time of filming, we are still able to appreciate its beauty with close-ups and panoramic shots provided from many different view points.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Senate House Hill, Cambridge CB2 1TS England

Senate House provides a stunning viewpoint in the centre of Cambridge and while enjoying the rich perspective, we discuss its role in University life and share the legendary adventures of its students.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Gonville and Caius College, Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TA England

The college provides a stunning backdrop to various points of our tour and we take the time to stop at the college itself to look at the college court, architecture and memorials in rich detail.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Clare College Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TL England

We view the college as part of our punting tour on the river, enjoying spectacular views of the college, gardens and Clare Bridge which we punt underneath.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Jesus Green, Victoria Avenue, Cambridge CB5 8AL England

The most beautiful area of natural beauty in the centre of Cambridge, Jesus Green is the starting point of our tour. As well as enjoying the stunning views of the city skyline, we are treated to close-ups of the wildlife as we make our way on our tour.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Magdalene Bridge, Magdalene Street, Cambridge England

We walk across the bridge early in our walking tour and discuss its strategic significance to Cambridge. We also approach and punt underneath the bridge during the punting element of our tour.

Duration: 3 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Lifetime access to the tour with unlimited viewings available
  • Available to view at anytime of your choosing
  • A map of Cambridge is provided free of charge with tour route and all landmarks visited highlighted


Departure Point
Cambridge, UK


Departure Time
9/19/2020 - 5/25/2023
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM


Duration
1 hour 45 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Cambridge Virtual Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.