Punting in Cambridge

When my Mum came to collect all our belongings at the end of term, my sister invited us to an hour of punting on her free college punt. Tourists can opt for a guided punting tour or hire DIY punts - popular companies include Scudamore's and Trinity Punts. We had a very relaxed (and thankfully … Continue reading Punting in Cambridge


Grantchester Meadows

The weekend after exams, my group of friends and I took a picnic and frisbee to Grantchester Meadows for a chilled afternoon by the river.  The Meadows extend south of Cambridge towards the village of Grantchester, meandering along beside the river Cam. They are a very popular hangout spot for students and locals wanting a … Continue reading Grantchester Meadows

Being a tourist in Cambridge

A friend came up to visit me in Cambridge the other weekend, which was a great opportunity to spend a day doing all the touristy things students never otherwise find time to do in Cambridge...   Botanical Gardens The Botanical Gardens, conveniently located near the Cambridge Train Station and free for students, are a lovely … Continue reading Being a tourist in Cambridge