University Botanic Gardens
If you prefer living exhibits, the University Botanic Gardens are a hidden treasure. The site’s 40 acres include large glasshouses with tropical plants and outdoor displays of domestic species cultivated with the seasons in mind.
What makes it special
- 40 acres of gardens and plants
- Popular with families and couples
Other things to do nearby
The Cambridge area is a great place for cyclists and is one of the top cycling cities in Britain - an excellent opportunity to admire the city’s open spaces and beautiful architecture.
Sightseeing has never been so much fun!
Just minutes from YHA Cambridge, this colourful stretch is one of the best streets in the UK for vintage shopping! Rest in an eclectic cafe or find your new favourite item of clothing.
Stroll through the meadows and along the river to the little postcard village of Grantchester where the Orchard Tea Garden awaits you.
Kids will love learning about electricity, gravity and more at this exciting science centre with interactive exhibits. Follow in the footsteps of Hawking, Newton and Darwin!
See another side of Cambridge only seen from a punt. With a Punting tour you can get to see the beauty of the historic colleges from the water.