Cottage Holidays in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Cambridge is a special place to visit for a cottage break because of the prestigious university which has an excellent reputation for research and teaching.  Rent an apartment or holiday cottage in the city to make the most of the rarified atmosphere and spend a few days exploring the university colleges.  With a river running through it there are plenty of opportunities for boat trips or enjoyable walks by the river.  Enjoy Cambridgeshire's parklands for walks and taking it easy.  As a student city and tourist centre, Cambridge has a lively buzz about it with busy pubs and a lively nightlife.


Facts about Cottage Breaks in Cambridge

As a small city there is no real need to hire a guide in Cambridge.  There are street plans in the centre that identify the various colleges for visitors. Bicycles, the main form of student transport, stand in military rows against walls and railings.  Handsome scenes are encountered on every street corner.  There are a number of fascinating historical buildings in Cambridge including the Rotunda or Round Church as it is also known.  There are a number of museums where you can get more information about the history of Cambridge.  The botanic gardens are worth the visit during the summer when flower beds are colourful and dazzling. Visitors to the town are well catered for with an assortment of cafes, pubs and restaurants. There are some superb patisseries around town for morning coffee and cake as well as restaurants for fine dining.

Open-topped tourist buses offer an overview and guided tour of the city which can be most useful if you need to get your bearings and plan to visit other city attractions over a period of a few days.

Once visitors have completed the cultural tour and perhaps popped in to see the museum and art gallery, there is the superb shopping centre to experience. Enjoy browsing through the shops and hopefully bag a bargain or two. 

Cambridge is surrounded by pleasant countryside. Places that may be of interest outside Cambridge include the medieval village of Saffron Walden to the south, Ely with its magnificent cathedral to the north, Bury St Edmunds and lovely Suffolk to the east.  Cambridgeshire is a great place for a country cottage holiday.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England:

14 Church Street, Alwalton, Cambridgeshire, England

3 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

Lovely semi-detached 3 bedroom stone-built holiday cottage with large garden, conveniently close to Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham and within reach of Rutland Water Nature Reserve for day trips.

Weekly Price from: £405
Next availability:
from 13 April to 17 April 20 from 01 May to 05 June 20

Beaver Den - Fields End Water, March, Cambridgeshire, England

1 bedroom log cabin, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Luxury self-catering wooden lodge, beautifully furnished with wood burner located on a 5 star adults only holiday park with tranquil lakes and natural surroundings, the perfect spot for enthusiastic anglers.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £250
Next availability:
from 09 April to 10 April 20 from 17 April to 11 May 20

Badger Set - Fields End Water, March, Cambridgeshire, England

1 bedroom Log Cabin, East Anglia.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Luxurious dog-friendly holiday lodge with outdoor private hot tub set by fishing lakes in glorious Cambridgeshire countryside.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £320
Next availability:
from 09 April to 10 April 20 from 13 April to 27 April 20

Fox Den - Fields End Water, March, Cambridgeshire, England

2 bedroom Log Cabin, East Anglia.

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

A romantic log cabin for adults only, pet friendly & furnished to a high specification with wood-burner and private hot-tub outdoors surrounded by picturesque lakes and stunning green countryside.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £390
Next availability:
from 09 April to 10 April 20 from 13 April to 17 April 20

The Stables near Ely, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, East Anglia.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

Rural holiday home near Ely, with country views.

Weekly Price from: £389

We have no cottages within Cambridge itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Cambridge. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England