Cambridge and Greenwich

Visit the home of time and a world famous university

Overview

A UNESCO world heritage site, Greenwich is the home of time (GMT), and the Prime Meridian of the World (Longitude 0) where eastern and western hemispheres meet. Discover breathtaking views, royal heritage and amazing attractions, all in a beautiful riverside setting. Greenwich is also a hugely popular TV and film location. Netflix filmed scenes from The Crown and Bridgerton here, and the Old Royal Naval College features in the films Les Miserables, Pirates of the Caribbean and Thor, the Dark World. Cambridge is home to the second oldest university in the English speaking world. The world leading research University, consisting of 31 colleges, and with 121 affiliated Nobel laureates, is famous for it's contributions to mathematics and science due largely to the likes of Sir Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking and Sir Francis Bacon. Explore quaint passages set around the historic market place and colleges, and be inspired by the many beautiful museums and art galleries.

tour duration

Tour
Duration

Day Tour
age range

Age
Range

0-99
tour pace

Tour
Pace

Relaxed
group size

Average
Group Size

12 - 30

What's Included

  • Return travel by executive coach
  • Guided walking tour of Greenwich a UNESCO World Heritage Site - Greenwich Park, The Royal Observatory, Queen's House, National Maritime Museum, Old Royal Naval College, and the Cutty Sark
  • Stand on the historic Prime Meridian of the World, and visit the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Visit Greenwich famous indoor weekend market
  • Guided walking tour of Cambridge University - Henry VIII’s Trinity College, King’s College, Senate Hall, Hawking's Gonville & Caius College, The Wren Library, Newton's Apple Tree, and The Corpus Clock
  • Free time to enjoy Cambridge's other attractions and weekend market
  • Optional Chauffeured Punting on the River Cam

Itinerary

Morning

Quaint and village-like Greenwich is a delightful place to spend the morning. From Greenwich park we're offered a stunning panoramic view of London. We discover the history and significance of the Royal Observatory, the Prime Meridian Line and Greenwich Mean Time. We see the Cutty Sark, which built in 1869, was the fastest sailing ship of her day. We have free time to enjoy the indoor market, National Maritime Museum and other great attractions.

Afternoon

We continue our journey to Cambridge, where we enjoy a walking tour of this charming market town, which boasts an extraordinary combination of rural tranquility and architectural splendour. We discover why Cambridge is famed for the excellence of its university. Enjoy great views of the iconic Kings College Chapel from "the backs", see Senate House, Henry VIII's Trinity College, and other great colleges. There will be plenty of free time to enjoy Cambridge's other attractions. Chauffeured Punting on the River Cam is an activity not to be missed !


Optional Tours

Chaffeured Punting on the River Cam - $20.00

A chauffeured punt tour is an essential part of the Cambridge experience. Enjoy a 50 minute ride on the River Cam with a local guide, who'll present you with historical facts and stories of the University and student life. The tour offers stunning views of King's College, Trinity College, Wren Library, Bridge of Sighs, Mathematical Bridge and more. (PLEASE CALL 01273 648966 FOR DISCOUNTED RATES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD)

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Additional Information

This tour departs from:

BrightonBrighton - 21-22 Old Steine (bus stop Z, outside Discovery Tours Travel Centre) BN1 1EL08:40View
BrightonBrighton - Falmer Train Station ( bus stop, A27 southbound) BN1 9SD08:20View
Burgess HillBurgess Hill - Burgess Hill Train Station (outside main entrance) RH15 0AD09:05View
EastbourneEastbourne - Cornfield Rd (bus stop C1, opposite Tourist Information Centre) BN21 4QA07:55View
HoveHove - Tisbury Road (bus stop B, outside Hove Town Hall) BN3 3BQ08:55View
WorthingWorthing - Worthing Train Station ( outside main entrance) BN11 1UR07:55View

 

We want you to have complete confidence when travelling with us, so have introduced additional measures and procedures on our tours to keep you safe. 

Transportation -  our coaches are cleaned with antiviral products, and fitted with new air filtration systems which regularly purify the air onboard. Antibacterial hand gel is available too.

Seating Capacity - will be limited in line with government regulations.

Temperature Check - all drivers, guides and passengers will be temperature checked before boarding the coach.

Face Coverings - you are required to wear a face covering when travelling on our coaches. 

IF YOU HAVE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THE DEPARTURE POINT. CALL OUR TEAM ON + 44 1273 648966 / + 44 7917 224 732 FOR FURTHER ADVICE.

 

 

We've introduced new terms and conditions to give you maximum flexibility if you need to make changes to, or cancel your tour booking. 

  • NO cancellation fees
  • NO change fees
  • NO booking fees
  • YOUR MONEY IS PROTECTED - free cancellation or date change up to 24 hours before departure

see full terms and conditions below https://www.discoverytours.co.uk/terms-and-conditions

 

 
Our modern executive coaches have reclining seats, WC and air con. Wi-Fi and charging points are available on most coaches. Infants under 2 years old travel for free, but must be seated on a parent's / guardian's lap. There is space in the hold area to store pushchairs, wheelchairs and luggage.
 
If you have any disabilities you'd like to advise us of, please call + 44 1273 648966 before departure. We always try to accommodate special requirements, including reserving seats on the coach.
 
Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Unaccompanied passengers aged 16 & 17 years old need a letter of consent from a parent or guardian which can be emailed to info@discoverytours.co.uk
 
If you can't arrive at the departure point on time, you're unable to attend your tour due to illness, or have an emergency while on tour, please call or WhatsApp + 44 7917 224 732 for assistance. 
 

Departure Points

This tour departs from:

BrightonBrighton - 21-22 Old Steine (bus stop Z, outside Discovery Tours Travel Centre) BN1 1EL08:40View
BrightonBrighton - Falmer Train Station ( bus stop, A27 southbound) BN1 9SD08:20View
Burgess HillBurgess Hill - Burgess Hill Train Station (outside main entrance) RH15 0AD09:05View
EastbourneEastbourne - Cornfield Rd (bus stop C1, opposite Tourist Information Centre) BN21 4QA07:55View
HoveHove - Tisbury Road (bus stop B, outside Hove Town Hall) BN3 3BQ08:55View
WorthingWorthing - Worthing Train Station ( outside main entrance) BN11 1UR07:55View

Covid-19 Safety Policy

 

We want you to have complete confidence when travelling with us, so have introduced additional measures and procedures on our tours to keep you safe. 

Transportation -  our coaches are cleaned with antiviral products, and fitted with new air filtration systems which regularly purify the air onboard. Antibacterial hand gel is available too.

Seating Capacity - will be limited in line with government regulations.

Temperature Check - all drivers, guides and passengers will be temperature checked before boarding the coach.

Face Coverings - you are required to wear a face covering when travelling on our coaches. 

IF YOU HAVE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THE DEPARTURE POINT. CALL OUR TEAM ON + 44 1273 648966 / + 44 7917 224 732 FOR FURTHER ADVICE.

 

Covid-19 Booking Conditions

 

We've introduced new terms and conditions to give you maximum flexibility if you need to make changes to, or cancel your tour booking. 

  • NO cancellation fees
  • NO change fees
  • NO booking fees
  • YOUR MONEY IS PROTECTED - free cancellation or date change up to 24 hours before departure

see full terms and conditions below https://www.discoverytours.co.uk/terms-and-conditions

 

Pre-Departure information

 
Our modern executive coaches have reclining seats, WC and air con. Wi-Fi and charging points are available on most coaches. Infants under 2 years old travel for free, but must be seated on a parent's / guardian's lap. There is space in the hold area to store pushchairs, wheelchairs and luggage.
 
If you have any disabilities you'd like to advise us of, please call + 44 1273 648966 before departure. We always try to accommodate special requirements, including reserving seats on the coach.
 
Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Unaccompanied passengers aged 16 & 17 years old need a letter of consent from a parent or guardian which can be emailed to info@discoverytours.co.uk
 
If you can't arrive at the departure point on time, you're unable to attend your tour due to illness, or have an emergency while on tour, please call or WhatsApp + 44 7917 224 732 for assistance. 
 

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