Cycling in Cambridge

Museums and Galleries


Cambridge University Library
Address: West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR.
Telephone: (01223) 333000.
Website: http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk

The University Library is a copyright library and holds over 7 million books & periodicals and a million maps. The library has an exhibition centre in which members of the public can enjoy the riches of its collection. Exhibitions run for six months at a time.

Museum

Fitzwilliam Museum
Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RB.
Telephone: (01223) 332900
Website: http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

The Fitzwilliam museum is one of Britain’s earliest public museums. The original building was designed by George Basevi and opened in 1848. The present collections contain: Western European paintings ranging from the 14th Century to the present day; Egyptian, Western Asiatic, Greek and Roman antiquities; and the applied arts of Western Europe and Asia including sculpture, ceramics, furniture, coins and medals. There are also illuminated musical and literary manuscripts and rare private books. The whole collection now forms one of the most important provincial museums in the country.

Sport and Leisure


Punting

Cambridge Chauffeur Punts (river boats)
Address: Silver Street, Cambridge
Telephone: (01223) 354164 / 0871 315 2521
Website: http://www.punting-in-cambridge.co.uk / www.cambridgerivertour.co.uk/bookings.php

Location: City Historic Centre

Customers can choose between taking a tour with a chauffeur guide or hiring a punt for themselves.

Cambridge United Football Club
Address: Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8LN
Telephone: (01223) 357973
Website: http://www.cambridge-united.co.uk

Theatres and Cinemas


Arts Picturehouse
Address: 38-39 St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge, CB2 3AR
Telephone: (01223) 504444
Website: http://www.picturehouses.co.uk
Location: City Centre

The Arts Picturehouse shows a selection of new & foreign language films. Kids club on Saturday mornings.

Cambridge Corn Exchange
Address: Wheeler Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QB
Telephone: 01223 357851
Website: http://www.cornex.co.uk
Location: City Centre

The Corn Exchange is the largest entertainment venue in Cambridge. There is a varied programme of events including stand-up comedy, concerts and shows.

The Junction
Address: Clifton Way, Cambridge, CB1 7GX
Telephone: (01223) 511511
Website: http://www.junction.co.uk

The Junction holds a varied programme of events including regular club nights, drama, dance, comedy & theatre.

Vue Cinemas
Address: Grafton Centre, Cambridge, CB1 1PS.
Telephone: 08712 240240
Website: www.myvue.com/cinemas
Location: City Centre

An 8 screen cinema showing all of the latest movie releases.

Restaurants and Nightclubs


Jamie’s Italian restaurant
Address: The Old Library, Wheeler Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QJ
Telephone: 01223 654094
Website: http://www.jamieoliver.com/italian/cambridge

International celebrity chef Jamie Oliver owns this beautiful Italian in Cambridge city centre.

Efes Turkish restaurant
Address:80 King Street, Cambridge, CB1 1LN.
Telephone: 01223 500005
Category: Turkish
Location: City Centre

Loch Fyne Seafood Bar & Grill
Address: 37 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QY
Telephone: 01223 362433
Category: Seafood
Location: City Centre

Fez Club
Address: 15 Market Passage, Cambridge, CB2 3HX.
Telephone: 01223 519224
Category: Nightclubs
Location: City Centre