Cambridge University was founded when students fled serious rioting in Oxford over 700 years ago. Many amazing discoveries have been made here; Charles Babbage originated the concept of a programmable computer, Ernest Rutherford split the atom and Frank Whittle invented the jet engine.
Visit Kings College, founded in 1441 by Henry VI to take pupils from its feeder school Eton. Today it is world famous for its annual choral service broadcast on Christmas Day.
Try punting on the River Cam. If you don’t feel up to it, try a Guided Punt Tour where a local will do all the work for you and show you the best views of the University from the river.