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Cambridgeshire Great Days Out

Cambridge, CB23 7PH, United Kingdom

A consortium of the top visitor attractions in the region, which includes stately homes, historic gardens, museums, nature reserves and wildlife parks.

The 14 Great Days Out attractions collectively welcome over 2.2million visitors through their doors every year. As a group, we work together and use our knowledge and experience to enhance the visitor experience and offer exciting and memorable days out in and around the Cambridge area. Each one of our attractions has something unique to see or experience from Renoir paintings to folklore memorabilia, WWII spitfires to rocket science, medieval knights to modern day war heroes, Bengal tiger to wild konik ponies, landscape gardens to wildflower meadows, historical flour mill to Chinese temple and horse racing yards to celebrated country houses.
We hope you enjoy your visit to the region and we look forward to welcoming you to these very special places.

1: Audley End House & Gardens
2: Cambridge American Cemetery
3: Cambridge Science Centre
4: Cambridge University Botanic Gardens
5: Discover Newmarket
6: Ely Cathedral / The Stained Glass Museum
7: IWM Duxford
8: Kettle’s Yard
9: National Heritage Centre for Horseracing
10: Shepreth Wildlife Park
11: The Fitzwilliam Museum
12: Wicken Fen
13: Wimpole Estate
14: Wrest Park

Traditional Art
For those who love art, heritage, and historic buildings these tours provide a chance to get up close with iconic paintings, sculpture, stained glass windows and other decorative arts in some of Cambridgeshire’s most impressive historic houses, museums and galleries.

Second World War
Spend the day exploring some of Cambridgeshire’s famous heritage sites and discover more about the history of the Second World War and Britain’s special relationship with the United States forces.

Horses & Heritage
For those who love horses, heritage, art and historic buildings this tour provide a chance to get up close with the equine stars and a chance to explore some of Cambridgeshire’s most impressive historic buildings and artwork. Please check the attraction website for opening times.

Cambridge and beyond is a haven for wildlife, whether you are soaking in the delights of the River Cam or simply meandering through one of the many reserves or country parks which can be found in and around the city. If you are looking for something more specific then we have put together the perfect itinerary by car or train.

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