Working in a city as culturally rich as Cambridge offers you the chance to break from the office and play tourist in your lunch hour.
Working in a city as culturally rich as Cambridge offers you the chance to break from the office and play tourist in your lunch hour. With many historical marvels to be found within walking distance of Citibase Cambridge, you’ll never be short of content for your Instagram feed. Once you realise how much there is to see and do in Cambridge, you’ll realise it’s everything you were looking for and more.
You simply cannot work in Cambridge and not try punting at least once. Perhaps the most unique client meeting you could ever host, this Cambridge tradition is ideal for impressing your future business partners. Whether you choose to be the captain of your own boat, or leave it to the experts, a ride down the River Cam is just the ticket to clinching that all-important business deal.
Bridge of Sighs
Built in 1831 by architect Henry Hutchinson, the Bridge of Sighs is perhaps one of the most famous bridges in the south of England. Named after the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, this grade one listed building is one of Cambridge’s top tourist attractions and provides passage from Third court to New court at St John’s College, Cambridge University. As a ‘must-see’, you can be there and back in 30 minutes.
Founded in the middle ages, Market Square offers an eclectic range of goods from flowers and fruit to bicycles and jewellery. It’s the perfect place to swing by on your lunch break to grab a snack to eat or a book to sit by the River Cam with.
Great St Mary’s Church
With its rich Tudor heritage, Great St Mary’s Church is one of the oldest buildings in Cambridge. Originally home to Cambridge University from 1209, the church was the place where lectures were held and students collected their degree. Since then it has served as a key part of Cambridge’s history, welcoming many monarchs throughout the centuries. Climbing the tower has now become one of the must-do attractions, providing panoramic views of King’s college chapel and the wider city. Being just 15 minutes’ walk from Citibase Cambridge, it offers the perfect opportunity to take a much needed break and take in the breath-taking scenery.
Known locally as Castle Mound, this historically significant spot offers you the chance to steep yourself in Cambridge’s rich history while looking out over the different architecture of the city. Just five minutes’ walk from Citibase Cambridge, it’s the place to go to really channel some blue sky thinking.