Romantic Things To Do In Cambridge

The list of things to do during your stay here is plentiful and couples are often spoilt for choice. Cambridge is beautiful for couples looking for a romantic getaway and celebrating special days like anniversaries or romantic Valentine’s Day.  Couples in Cambridge can indulge in romantic activities like simply going on a historic or scenic walk. Cobbled streets of the city can provide plenty of moments worth enjoying and cherishing. The beautiful surroundings and stunning buildings that beautify Cambridge transports you back to another era, making it the perfect place to head for a romantic day trip or weekend away.

If you’re looking for romantic things to do as a Couples in Cambridge, these 6 activities come highly recommended.

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1. Take to the River Cam

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A trip to Cambridge wouldn’t be complete without visiting the River Cam for a punt. Transporting you right through the heart of the city and offering fantastic views of the famous colleges and bridges that line and cross the river, punting is a must. The traditional pastime is perfect for couples. Why not book a tour complete with a glass of bubbly to make it extra special and extra romantic?

2. Explore Cambridge’s history

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Cambridge looks like it’s been lost in time and there’re plenty of opportunities to explore its history. If you love culture and learning the story of places, grab a map, some comfortable shoes and head out to get up close and personal with some of the most iconic buildings and sights anywhere in England. From wandering the grounds of Trinity College to the Fitzwilliam Museum, you can marvel at the sights of Cambridge with a self-guided tour at your own pace while holding hands, stopping at one of the delicious boutique cafes along the way to refresh with a coffee and slice of cake.

3. Hire a tandem

If you prefer a faster pace than walking, there’s miles of cycle paths along the shores of the River Cam and through the iconic streets of Cambridge. You can even hire a tandem for a romantic ride through the heart of the city, to see the sights and stop for a coffee or a spot of afternoon tea. Routes have been carefully planned and are well signposted, guaranteeing you see all the sights and enjoy a love-filled tandem ride.

4. Activities for The Adventurous Couple

Fancy doing something different, offbeat and yet fun? Experience Cambridge’s darker side with a spooky ghost tour. There are multiple options to choose from for a unique way to explore the history of Cambridge enjoy the exciting bonding times. With a team of professional actors, tour group, Black Shuck promises to bring many a spooky story to life. You might even catch a glimpse of one of the fabled black magicians that called the city home long before it became known for its scientific research.

5. An Adorable Stroll at The Botanic Gardens

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The Cambridge University Botanic Gardens in Cambridgeshire are a beauty and ideal to go on a romantic walk with your loved one. Highly recommended and filled with stunning landscapes to explore, the gardens truly come to life over the spring and summer months. The manicured grounds are the perfect place to relax and indulge in love-filled talks with your partner. You can even plan a romantic picnic for two here, and may be use this opportunity to pop the question.

The Most Romantic Spots for Couples

To make your trip to Cambridge with your loved one the most romantic one you must visit spots popular for couples. To name a few are an intimate punting tour, romantic walks along the commons, greens and pieces and many more parks adjoining River Cam. Plus, together you could marvel at the breath-taking Cambridge universities and its chapel in all its magnificent architecture and glory. Do something special and take in the spectacular views at the Great St Mary’s Church (in the Market Square right in the centre of Cambridge) while enjoying each other’s company. For art lovers there is the stunning things to do at The Fitzwilliam Museum in December and January.

Whatever your itinerary, you won’t be at a loss for things to do in Cambridge come rain or shine.

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