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Explore historic Cambridge

Cambridge train station sits at the centre of one of the UK's most historic cities. Cambridge is world famous thanks to its university, which was founded in 1209 and is responsible for many of the city's wonderfully preserved colleges and churches. Hop on a punting tour of River Cam, from which you can see the iconic Bridge of Sighs, King's College Chapel and the stunning Wren Library at Trinity College. Culture lovers should definitely check out the Fitzwilliam Museum, with its huge collection of classical art and artefacts.

Shopping in Cambridge

Despite its compact size, Cambridge packs a big retail punch. The Grafton Centre contains your favourite high street brands and a large cinema. The Grand Arcade is home to a sizeable John Lewis department store as well as a choice of family-friendly restaurants and cafes. Book worms shouldn't miss Sarah Key The Haunted Bookshop, specialising in children's and second-hand antiquarian volumes.

A night out in Cambridge

Thanks to its large student population, Cambridge offers a vibrant nightlife scene. Stop at Cotto for renowned contemporary European dishes, before heading to The Mill for drinks overlooking the delightful River Cam. Later, head to NOVI, a hip arts venue, for club nights in a stylish industrial space. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Cambridge train station? Travelodge Cambridge Central Hotel is a short walk south of the centre, or Travelodge Cambridge Newmarket Road Hotel is on the eastern outskirts of town.