Cambridge is a College town and the administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire, England. It lies in East Anglia about  north-by-east of London. Cambridge is at the heart of the high-technology centre known as Silicon Fen - a play on Silicon Valley and the fens surrounding the city.
Cambridge is well known as the home of the University of Cambridge. The university includes the renowned Cavendish Laboratory, King's College Chapel, Cambridge, and the Cambridge University Library. The Cambridge skyline is dominated by the last two buildings, along with the chimney of Addenbrooke's Hospital in the far south of the city and St John's College, Cambridge Chapel tower in the north.
According to the United Kingdom Census 2001, the city's population was 108,863 (including 22,153 students), and the population of the urban area (which includes parts of the neighbouring South Cambridgeshire district) is estimated to be 130,000.

Why visit?

  • Cambridge is surrounded by beautiful parks and gardens, perfect for a leisurely stroll or a picnic. Take a boat trip along the River Cam or explore the city's many green spaces.
  • Cambridge is a vibrant city with a thriving cultural scene. From the world-famous Cambridge Folk Festival to the annual Cambridge Film Festival, there's something for everyone.
  • Cambridge is home to one of the world's most prestigious universities, with a history stretching back to 1209. Take a tour of the colleges, visit the museums and galleries, and explore the beautiful grounds.