The airport is situated just 1.5 miles from the centre of Europe’s leading University City and at the heart of the East of England, central to Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Peterborough and East Anglia. Often referred to as the UK’s Silicon Valley, the Airport is within short commute of major towns and cities and the UK’s leading scientific R&D economy fronted by academic, medical, science and technology, clean-tech, research investment and development, engineering, agriculture and high capacity production sectors. The Airport offers ease of access to the A14, A11 and M11 as well as convenient regular bus service from and to the city centre.
Home to the famous University, King’s College Chapel and punting on the river Cam. Cambridge is a compact cosmopolitan city with outstanding architecture, both old and new. The beauty of its ancient centre is preserved with its walkable medieval streets, college courts, gardens and bridges.
Cambridge is a delight to visit in any season: relax in its many pubs, restaurants and cafes whilst exploring the independent shops around the historic market place. There are brand new shopping areas too, with all the high street favourites that you would expect
Cambridge University and the Cambridge College offer an extensive portfolio of academic venues, which can be hired for all kinds of functions. Conference Cambridge is the University’s official, free venue-finidng service for further information visit the Conference Cambridge website
Cambridge Bike Tours
Truly the best way to explore this beautiful and fascinating city, which is famous for cycling.Get off the beaten track and discover hidden gems with our knowledgeable guide for further information visit the Cambridge Bike Tours website
Staying in Cambridge for a few days? It´s worth visiting some of the nearby towns.
Visit the Suffolk town of Newmarket, about 14 miles east of Cambridge and the world renowned home of horse racing. Enjoy a day or evening at the races, visit the horseracing museum or watch the horses gallop on the heathland surrounding the town.
Further to the east is Bury St Edmunds, an ancient market town with 12th C. Abbey ruins, award-winning gardens and historic streets bustling with shops, restaurants and cafés.
Approximately 16 miles to the north of Cambridge lies, Ely, one of England’s most beautiful small cities – dominated by its spectacular cathedral. Once an island surrounded by marshes, take time to explore the narrow streets lined with historic buildings, such as the former home of Oliver Cromwell.
Where to stay
Cambridge and the surrounding areas have a number of hotels to suit all tastes and requirements. From luxury hotels to functional stopovers, the East of England has a broad range of hotels available.
For ideas of places to go, events and accommodation and further information visit the Cambridge & Beyond website
Visit the East Anglia Region
Offering everything from beach holidays, rural escapes and cultural experiences all within easy reach. Our coastline is endless and unique, from the breathtaking sands of north Norfolk to quaint Suffolk pebbled beaches and the family fun of Essex’s coastal towns. An array of historic cities, towns and villages to explore. Numerous attractions, stately homes and gardens, for further information visit the Visit East Anglia website