Located in the heart of the city, the London waterloo train station and the underground from there, connect all parts of the city very well. Further, to get the best out of your visit to England, it is of utmost importance that you tour everything from the big dream city of London and a quaint countryside along the English Channel, to the historically significant Cambridge. All these places are at most 2-3 hours by train, from London waterloo. TIPS TO PROCURE CHEAP STAYFor solo travellers, youth hostels are the best options. Be spoilt for choice atwww.hostelworld.com and www.booking.comIf you are travelling as a family or group, it is best to book an air bnb accommodation or an entire dorm to yourself (if you are 4, 6, 8 or 10 people). These websites are useful for booking cheap accommodation anywhere in the UK.TIPS TO SAVE MONEY AND TIME ON TRANSPORTATION AND SIGHTSEEINGRemember to watch out for 2 for 1 passes at cafes, train stations and shops to cut down on your budget for the London wheel and the Thames cruise. Also to avoid waiting in the ridiculously long queues outside London eye, you might have to reach there as early as 8am, when the ride opens. Buy the London day (13.40 GBP) pass that covers the metro and train lines that connect all zones of London.If you are a student travelling from Europe, remember to carry your student ID cards to avail your discount on entry tickets into the chapels and colleges of Cambridge.PLACES TO SEE IN ENGLANDTo soak in the atmosphere of the cities, it is best to chalk out a walking tour.LONDON
Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit Cambridge is from May to July
How To Reach
Book a Package Tour
83 Kms from Cambridge
The best way to get around England would be to book your stay in its magnificent capital city, London. Of course, your stay here might be slightly more expensive than in other places, which aren’t so main stream. But you will certainly appreciate the ease with which you will find frequent transportation to all other parts of the country.
487 Kms from Cambridge
On the way back to Rotterdam, everyone slept in the car but I was awake. I was awake because I had a lot to be grateful for today. I realized that the things you want dearly may be are denied to you only temporarily, may be they come back to you in a way that proves to be much better than it would have been earlier and that ultimately no one except God can deny you the happiness you want for yourself.
312 Kms from Cambridge
The only August travel was a long weekend of partying in Bristol (one of my favourite UK cities) with friends.This blog was finally launched after 5 months of hard work and teaching myself how to use word press from scratch. Sh*t Just Got Real was my first post, which reflected that suddenly our upcoming adventure was becoming a realityAndy handed in his notice at work and we finished selling, giving away and storing our belongings, and put our Norwich house up for rent. We also spent hours working through our exit plan to ensure we had all loose ends tied up in The UK, a rough idea of our route to Cambodia and that we had the relevant visas sorted out.Selling belongings for long term travelI also spent much of the month caring for my Mum after she’d badly broken her arm falling off her bicycle. All in all it was quite a very busy and quite stressful month. At the end of August it was time to start saying farewell to our friends and family over a string of goodbye catch-ups and one final big leaving party. All great fun but also tinged with sadness!SeptemberAt long last we left the UK to travel, and to live and work abroad in early September.It started with a weeks villa holiday near Santanyi in Mallorca with my family, including my two little nephews. It was a gorgeous villa with a pool in a picturesque setting a bit bit out in the sticks. We had some time relaxing at the villa and a couple of day trips out to nearby beaches and towns. It was lovely to have that week with my family before we left Europe for the foreseeable future
421 Kms from Cambridge
Beautiful Small Town with amazing churches and lots of history.
160 Kms from Cambridge
Since we had a comfortable overnight journey, today we were all fresh and ready to have an exciting day ahead. Today, we are supposed to go to Oxford city in south east of London. It is a 2 hour train journey from London and we reach Oxford by 10 am. There was a city bus tour here again, but since we had the entire day to spend in Oxford our preferred choice of exploring the place was by walking around. We took a map of the city from the train station and we labeled the route we had to take, it was a circular walk around the city.The buildings in Oxford demonstrate an example of every English architectural period and its known as the "city of dreaming spires", a term coined in reference to the harmonious architecture of Oxford's university buildings. The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English speaking world. Our walk leads us through the heart of the historic city centre illustrating in itself the history of Oxford and its university and the map in our hand gave us the description of the architecture and traditions of its most famous buildings and institutions. Even though I was not a good student myself or much of a book reader, I felt it was a prolific day spent in Oxford, a city also prominent for its medieval university. Our day ended with some good coffee and we reached back home in London at around 8 in the evening.