Punting on the River Cam

Here are some of the activities we often organise. Prices are approximate.  

Punting on the river
We take a boat on the River Cam
Colleges Walk
A guided walk around the famous colleges of the University
Fitzwilliam Museum
A visit to the world-class University museum and art gallery
Cinema Visit
Watch a film at one of 3 cinemas in Cambridge
St. Mary's Tower
Climb up to the top of this tower for a fantastic view of Cambridge and the University
Indoor Games
Play 'Pictionary', 'Boggle', 'Taboo' and other communication and word games - a good activity when it's cold and wet!
Botanic Gardens
Beautiful gardens only 10 minutes away
Karaoke at a nearby leisure centre, 20 minutes walk away or 10 minutes by bus £5
International Lunch
Bring some food typical of your country to share with other students and taste their food too
Ten-pin Bowling
At a nearby leisure centre, 20 minutes walk away or 10 minutes by bus
From £5
Baking - learn how to bake traditional cakes and pies at School Free
Shakespeare Season
Watch a Shakespeare play in a College garden in summer time
Photography Challenge
A team game around Cambridge looking for good places to take photos
Pub Lunch
We have lunch in one of the many local pubs. You learn how to order food and taste traditional pub lunches
From £10
Walk or cycle to Granchester
A picturesque village on the river Cam, 2 miles away. We can also visit the Orchard Tea Gardens
Free plus £6.50 for cream tea
Evensong at King's College Chapel
We attend this traditional church service where you queue to hear the world-famous choir in the 600-year-old chapel
Train trip to Ely
Cathedral city of the Fens, 20 minutes from Cambridge. Visit the Cathedral which celebrated 900 years since its foundation in 2009
Cost of train: from £4
Cathedral entrance: £10
Museum visits
There are at least 12 museums in Cambridge to visit including Zoology, Archaeology and Anthropology, Scott Polar, Kettle’s Yard, Geology and Technology
Nearly all free
Sports & Games
Volleyball; badminton; table tennis, either indoors or outside on Parker's Piece - get some exercise!


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