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The Original Uncomfortable™ Tour

See the main sites of Cambridge while engaging with its complex past.

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • From 8 British pounds
  • Meet in front of King's College, King's Parade

Service Description

The perfect introductory tour of Cambridge, this tour engages with local historical memory and highlights diverse stories in the beautiful city centre. It covers histories of both the city and University, stories of race, class, and gender, and highlights modern legacies of empire. *Tour Itinerary:* 1 - Kings College 2 - Great St Mary's, The University Church 3 - The Old Schools 4 - 'The Backs' 5 - Darwin College 6 - Queens' College 7 - Alan Turing Blue Plaque Led by university researchers, this tour highlights underrepresented histories and provides a new way of reading the city landscape. Please note the tour does not go inside of any colleges. Accessibility: Mostly flat terrain, but with some cobblestoned streets. No steps but one ramp on/off a bridge. Wheelchair accessible, with spaces to sit or lean if needed.


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Cancellation Policy

Tickets can be cancelled or rescheduled up to 24 hours before the scheduled tour time. Sometimes we take photographs on our tours for promotional purposes, for use on our website or social media pages. By booking with us, it is assumed that you consent to being photographed while participating in this activity. We always endeavor to avoid taking any images with faces visible. Your consent can be withdrawn at anytime before or after the activity, by emailing us directly.


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