Campsites in Cambridge
Given that Cambridge is such a popular holiday destination, you’ll find numerous campsites in Cambridge to enjoy. Highfield Farm Touring Park is an award-winning park that will keep you pampered and pleased! The site has a reception with a small shop incorporated, so you can buy any camping tools you may need. The information centre will help you decide which events in Cambridge to attend or where to go. There is also a Lending Library, which will be perfect if you’re looking for a new read or feel bored on a calm evening. The Farm has a gorgeous view of the countryside, and is decorated lavishly with floral displays. You are only a short drive from the neighbouring city of Peterborough which has its own complement of campsites and things to do for the Goboony adventurer. We also have a page on Peterborough here you can check out for more info!
On the outskirts of the city at Great Shelford, there is the Cambridge Camping and Caravanning Club. The ideal location for exploring the Cambridge area, you’ll be able to reach the city centre in a short drive. The level campsite is bordered by trees, and surrounded by gentle rolling hills, beech woods and flat fertile land - a rural countryside simply begging to be explored through walking or cycling! The facilities are all in great location, kept clean by a hardworking and friendly staff!
Things to do in Cambridge
In addition to its famous university, Cambridge offers a variety of attractions including art venues, museums, restaurants and bars. The Imperial War Museum will be a fascinating visit, and will let you learn more about conflict and its impact on lives. The Museum has various exhibits, exploring Churchill to aircrafts to cities during war. With gorgeous exhibits and interactive displays, learning becomes fun at this museum. There are numerous National Trust sites to be explored in the surrounding area. To enjoy surrounding nature, head to Wicken Fen Nature Reserve, one of England’s most famous fen and the most tranquil walk you’ll ever take. To relive the past, head to Houghton Mill and enjoy the riverside setting. You can follow this with a cup of tea and slice of cake in their tearoom.
One of the most classic things to do in Cambridge is punting on the river. Campervan hire in Cambridge will give you all the transport you need for the roads but if you are getting about by water you would probably be better of taking a punting boat. The best way to view Cambridge is by water, and you won’t be disappointed!
Events in Cambridge
Often you’ll be renting a campervan in summer, and so here are some of the best summer events in Cambridge. If you find yourself in Cambridge during Spring you might want to check out the annual history festival. The festival focuses on local historical events and takes place throughout the city. The event is hosted by The Museum of Cambridge. Summer plays host to both the Cambridge Comedy Festival and the Cambridge Folk Festival as well as the Midsummer fair. As the year winds to a close and Autumn falls into place, spectating the Dragon Boat Festival makes for great entertainment. As is the case across most of England, the beginning of winter sees the annual celebration of bonfire night. Cambridge is no exception to this rule, and bonfire night here is one of the years most popular festivities. The event is completely free to the public and has been so for over two decades! Ultimately, you won’t have to look far to find something to do in this lovely corner of England, a simple search of events near me will provide you with dozens of fun options.