12-minute walk from Drummer Street Bus Station.
17-minute walk from Cambridge Train Station.
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Training in Cambridge
Travel to and from Cambridge
M11 motorway of Cambridge
RoadCambridge’s road network is crowded, with the M11 motorway from east London, the A14 (a significant freight route), the A428, and the A10 connecting the city to King’s Lynn and serving as the medieval route south to the City of London.
CyclingWith one in every three residents riding to work, Cambridge has the highest level of cycling in the country. 25% of people rode their bikes to work, while 47% rode their bikes at least once a week.
Cycling at Cambridge
Cambridge Park and Ride
Park and rideCambridge offers five Park and Ride facilities, all of which are open seven days a week and attempt to encourage cars to park on the city’s outskirts. Since 2011, Stagecoach in the Fens and Whippet has provided bus services into Cambridge from St Ives, Huntingdon, and other towns and villages along the routes. The A service continues to the train station and Addenbrookes before finishing at Trumpington’s new Park & Ride. It has also been linked to Cambridge North railway station since 2017.
AirCambridge City Airport, previously Marshall Airport Cambridge UK, does not have scheduled flights and is mostly used for training flights and aircraft maintenance.Air transport to and from the city is handled by London Stansted Airport, which is roughly 30 miles south of the city via the M11.
Cambridge City Airport
Cambridge Railway Station
RailCambridge railway station first opened its doors in 1845. The Cambridge and Saint Ives branch line, the Stour Valley Railway, the Cambridge to Mildenhall railway, and the Varsity Line to Oxford were also included.Cambridge station provides direct train connections to London. There are further trains to King’s Lynn and Ely, Norwich, Leicester, Birmingham, Peterborough, Stevenage, and other locations.Cambridge North, a second railway station, was inaugurated in 2017. Cambridge South, a third railway station, is scheduled to open in 2025.
Map showing Cambridge stations
Things to do in Cambridge
TheatresThe Arts Theatre, located in the heart of Cambridge, is the city’s primary performing arts venue.The Cambridge Corn Exchange, with a seating capacity of 1,200, is the city’s main theatre for regular theatrical productions. Throughout the twentieth century, the theatre was utilised for a number of other purposes until being refurbished and converted into a full-time arts venue.The J2, located in Cambridge Leisure Park, is the city’s newest theatre facility. The ADC Theatre, run by the University of Cambridge, and the Mumford Theatre, run by Anglia Ruskin University, are two more notable venues.
Cambridge Corn Exchange
Other theatres in Cambridge
The Tolbooth Museum6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 503333
Cambridge JunctionClifton Way, Cambridge CB1 7GX, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 511511
Great Hall at The LeysTrumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 7AD, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 508900
Map showing theatres in Cambridge
MuseumsCambridge’s largest museum, The Fitzwilliam Museum was previously located in the Perse Grammar School building on Free School Lane.The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Polar Museum, The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, The Museum of Classical Archaeology, The Whipple Museum of the History of Science, and the University Museum of Zoology are all managed by Cambridge University.On Castle Street, the Museum of Cambridge is located in a former bar. In 2013, the Centre for Computing History relocated from Haverhill to Cambridge.
Other museums in Cambridge
Whipple Museum of the History of ScienceFree School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 330906
Sedgwick Museum of Earth SciencesUniversity of Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EQ, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 333456
Cambridge Science Centre44, Clifton Road Industrial Estate, Cambridge CB1 7ED, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 967965
Museum of Archaeology and AnthropologyDowning Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 333516
University Museum of ZoologyDowning Place, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 336650
Map showing museums in Cambridge
Music and artThe Cambridge Junction and the Portland Arms are two notable live music venues. Pink Floyd is the most well-known Cambridge band. Clean Bandit, Henry Cow, The Movies, Katrina and the Waves, The Soft Boys, Ezio the Broken Family Band, Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, and the pop-classical group the King’s Singers were all formed in Cambridge. Boo Hewerdine is a solo musician from Cambridge, as are drum and bass performers (and brothers) Nu:Tone and Logistics. The city gave birth to Muse singer Matthew Bellamy, Tom Robinson, Olivia Newton-John, and Charli XCX.
More live music venues in Cambridge
West Road Concert Hall11 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 335184
The Portland Arms129 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3BA, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 357268
NCI CentreHolland Street, Cambridge CB4 3DL, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 01223 563562
Tall Trees67 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EN, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 07483 038971
Cambridge Modern Jazz ClubBaptist Church, 43 St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR, England, United Kingdom.Phone: 07827 012875
Map showing live music venues in Cambridge
FestivalsCambridge hosts a number of fairs and festivals. The Midsummer Fair, the oldest traditional fair, goes back to 1211, when King John handed it a charter. Today, it is still held as an annual funfair over many days around midsummer.Every year, the Cambridge Folk Festival takes place in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall. Since 1964, the local government has organised the event. The Cambridge Summer Music Event is a classical music festival held each summer at the University’s colleges and chapels.Smaller events include the Cambridge Literary Festival, the Cambridge Poetry Festival, the yearly Mill Road Winter Fair, and The Big Weekend, a city-wide outdoor event held every July by the City Council.
Cambridge’s Midsummer Fair