The USA WWll UK cemetery, Cambridge and its American Connections

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City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 8



English (fluent)

This tour includes a visit to the only American Second World War Cemetery in the UK situated just outside Cambridge. There is an interesting and informative display in the cemetery Visitor Centre
For many years Cambridge has had connection with the USA. During our tour we will see many of the sites of such connections including Emmanuel College[Harvard] Little St Mary's Church {Washington], and the famous Eagle Pub. We will visit the glorious Kings College Chapel with its Rubens painting and unique stained glass windows.
Additionally our tour will see the main points of interest of the City and University centres including the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge's 1000 years old St Benet's Church, the Corpus Christi golden clock, The University Senate House, Trinity College home to Isaac Newton, and the City's busy Market Square.
NOTE: On Sundays during term times Kings College Chapel is open to visitors between 13. 15 and 14. 30 hours only

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the Cambridge Visitor Information Centre office in the city centre, at your city centre hotel or outside the Guildhall [the City Hall] in the market square

End location: End Location at a city centre location of your choice.

Duration: 5 hours

What’s Included

Other: Entry to all University museums, churches and any non-charging colleges visited.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 pounds sterling - Entry to Kings College Chapel is £10 per person. Taxi will be needed for travel to and from the American Cemetery at approximately £20 per journey for up to 4 people.

What’s Extra

Other: The cost of entry to Kings College Chapel and taxi fares for the journey to and from the American Cemetery
Food and refreshments

Private tour guide David W.

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