Cambridge Nightlife, Cambridge

Cambridge is an exciting city, compact and easy to get around, which ultimately makes it ideal for a terrific nightlife. When the sun goes down, the city begins to relax. Cambridge features an abundance of pubs, clubs, live-music venues, restaurants, and cinemas for your relaxation and enjoyment.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Cambridge Nightlife Map

Guide Name: Cambridge Nightlife
Guide Location: England » Cambridge (See other walking tours in Cambridge)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Travel Distance: 0.2 km
Author: sylvia
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The Chop House

1) The Chop House

The Cambridge Chop House is a hidden gem (opened in 2007) in downtown, opposite Kings College Chapel. The Chop House is famous for serving traditional classic British food in a contemporary environment. Attracting both locals and tourists, The Chop House also offers a friendly staff on top of the high quality food.
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The Eagle

2) The Eagle

The Eagle originally opened in 1667, under the name "Eagle and Child." The Eagle is one of the larger pubs in Cambridge, and is situated on the north side of Bene't Street in the center of the city. The site is owned by Corpus Christi College and is managed by Greene King Brewery.
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The Bath House

3) The Bath House

The Bath House is a typical British pub in central Cambridge. The nightspot has a special historical value, as the building dates back to the 17th century when ancient Roman baths were built on this site (hence the name). The pub was renovated in a modern style with wine bar decor, and also features live performances.
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The Corn Exchange

4) The Corn Exchange

The Cambridge Corn Exchange is a concert venue, recognized as one of the premier music and theater venues in the United Kingdom. The foundation stone was laid by the Mayor in 1874, and opened in 1875. The site has since been a very popular location for events, including the first ever Motor Show in 1898.
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The Ballare

5) The Ballare

The Ballare Club is one of the premiere and most attractive clubs in Cambridge. The Ballare is a spacious club with three bars, a lovely dance floor, as well as a VIP and smoking area. Simple decor, dark lighting, cool music, and tasty drinks help make the Ballare a great place to hang out.

Walking Tours in Cambridge, England

Create Your Own Walk in Cambridge

Create Your Own Walk in Cambridge

Creating your own self-guided walk in Cambridge is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums in Cambridge

Museums in Cambridge

The city of Cambridge prides itself on the famous museums that collect and preserve objects of cultural, historical, artistic, and scientific value. The special collections and exhibits are available for public viewing and serve as the primary way to learn and experience the historical traditions of this fine city.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
The Colleges of Cambridge University

The Colleges of Cambridge University

Cambridge is famous for the University of Cambridge, the second oldest institution in England and the leading one in Europe. The collegiate university is made up of 31 self-governing and independent colleges. The university grounds are also beautifully decorated with lush lawns and terrific Gothic architecture. Here are some of the most prestigious colleges on campus.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Set along the banks of the River Cam in eastern England, the city of Cambridge is famed worldwide as the home of one of the world's most prestigious and oldest learning institutions, the University of Cambridge. Indeed, the University makes up the bulk of the local sights, including the affiliated colleges themselves, such as King’s College renowned for its choir and Gothic chapel, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Mathematical Bridge and many others. University museums are also attractions in their own right. To find your way around the plethora of Cambridge's remarkable sights, follow this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Cambridge Specialty Shops

Cambridge Specialty Shops

Cambridge is a famous English city and thus offers some of the greatest shopping opportunities in England. In the heart of the town, tourists will discover a wide range of small shops and boutiques, as well as some large shopping centers and the well-known Market Square. Explore the specialty shops of Cambridge today.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.2 km
Art Galleries in Cambridge

Art Galleries in Cambridge

Cambridge is a famous English town, and with that comes a fantastic heritage. Art galleries and museums help share, spread, and preserve that heritage. Inside Cambridge art galleries, visitors will cherish phenomenal paintings, sculptures, handmade prints, and crafts.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Religious Tour of Cambridge

Religious Tour of Cambridge

Cambridge is a welcoming place with warm and authentic people. There are many places of worship in the area, all of which offer the chance to celebrate your own personal beliefs. like: Travel along the streets of Cambridge and discover many of the city's most famous churches and chapels.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Cambridge for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Cambridge has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Cambridge, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.