Cambridge in East Anglia is known worldwide as home to one of the most prestigious universities the world over. Cambridge, 50 miles north of London, is steeped in history, with sites such as the Cambridge American Military cemetery. Alternatively there are the city's many green spaces like the Anglesey Abbey or cultural spots like the ADC Theater and the Cambridge Arts Theater. Hotels in Cambridge don't skimp on quality; even the smallest B&B tends to be well-maintained and friendly.
The ADC Theater, Arts Theater, and Corn Exchange and Mumford Theater all put on regular events from theater performances to music, stand-up comedy, and cinema.
There is no end of tiny chic cafes and restaurants near Cambridge hotels. Although these tend to be on the pricey side, there's no shortage of fancy restaurants, including the 'Good food guide' top-60 'Alimentum,' which holds a pair of AA awards.
Cambridge has a host of museums to visit, from the Fitzwilliam Museum (one of the U.K.'s earliest) and Kettle's Yard Arts Center to IWM Duxford, a preserved Battle of Britain airfield; there's something for everyone.
Cambridge's Burwash Manor shopping area is a center for independent stores, from designer clothes to vintage furniture. The Grand Arcade contains more standard shops.
Traditionally, Cambridge is known for its rowing and rugby football (staples of university sport and tradition). The game of football had its first set of rules written up in Cambridge, and the city is also home to amateur and professional cricket teams.
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