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Parks and nature in Cambridge

Top parks

Botanical Garden
“Interesting place, good to walk around, learn about plants, has a cafe. They also do a range of educational courses.”
  • 38 locals recommend
“Jesus Green, close to Jesus College, is a green space in the city centre. The River Cam brushes its northern edge and an avenue of London plane trees provides a leafy canopy over footpaths.”
  • 29 locals recommend
“An ancient area of grassland bordered by the River Cam, where you can see the boathouses of the Colleges of the University and watch the rowers on the water.”
  • 14 locals recommend
“Parker’s Piece is an open space used by locals to lounge around and play football and cricket on the grass; it is famous as the place where, in 1848, students agreed a set of simple guidelines for football which were to influence the development of the Football Association rules. Only 5 minutes away by foot.”
  • 10 locals recommend
“Great for all the family, lovely lakeside walks, fabulous play area & great coffee shop ”
  • 14 locals recommend
“A short distance south of Cambridge, this scenic park offers refreshing woodlands and grasslands perfect for taking walks and taking in the beauty and originality of the city! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
“Picnics under the Conker trees watching the swans , ducks and rowers . Walk further along to The Plough pub for lunch or dinner .”
  • 4 locals recommend
“A poignant and very beautiful spot that commemorates the service of US military people in Britain and Europe throughout the World Wars. Overlooks the fields, sits under wide skies. ”
  • 8 locals recommend


“This is a lovely little enclosed park between Richmond Road and Histon Road which is a nice cut through on the way to the shops.”
  • 1 local recommends