Stafford House Cambridge is just a few minutes walk away from one of the most iconic and famous universities in the world. This unique city is teeming with academia and culture and is a beautiful backdrop for your English learning experience. If you want to soak up everything this charming city has to offer, here are our top five things to see and do whilst you learn English in Cambridge!
All these attractions are within 10 minutes’ walk from Stafford House Cambridge!
The activity at the top of everyone’s to-do list! Punting is the perfect way to see the sights of the River Cam including the famous colleges. You can book a private or shared punt, and relax as your tour guide takes you down the river. Or if you’re feeling adventurous, many companies offer the opportunity to man the punt yourself!
Kings College Chapel
Kings College Chapel is one of the most instantly recognisable buildings in Cambridge and is a beautiful example of Gothic English architecture. It is still in use as a place of worship and is where the famous Kings College Choir rehearses and performs, and it is used in many college events and concerts.
Trinity Great Court
The main court of Trinity College, Trinity Great Court is thought to be one of the biggest enclosed courts in Europe with a beautiful ornate fountain at its centre. It’s also the famous grounds for the Great Court Run, where students and visitors alike attempt to run around the court in the time it takes for the college clock to strike twelve!
Older than the University, the Round Church was built in the 12th century and is one of Cambridge’s most iconic landmark buildings. The church was inspired by the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and the architecture is just as beautiful and unique on the inside as it is on the outside.
For those who enjoy art, culture and history, the Fitzwilliam Museum has an impressive collection of over half a million artefacts from around the world. The museum houses pieces by Monet and Picasso amongst many others that are well worth seeing!
Cambridge is full of English culture and tradition, and our English school in Cambridge offers world-class study programmes in this quintessentially English city. Whether you want to improve your general English or study for your Cambridge CAE Exam, Stafford House Cambridge could be the perfect place for you!