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The Cambridge Tourist Information Centre (earlier in this chapter) sponsors 2-hour walking tours, taking in the highlights of the city, costing £8 to £15 for adults or £4.50 to £7.50 for children 6 to 11, and free for children 5 and younger. Call for opening times.

City Sightseeing, on the concourse of Cambridge Railway Station (tel. 01708/866000), offers daily guided tours of Cambridge via open-top, double-decker buses. In summer, they depart every 15 minutes from 9:30am to 4pm from Silver Street. Departures are curtailed off-season, depending on demand. The tour can be a 1-hour ride, or you can get off at any of the many stops and rejoin the tour whenever you wish. Tickets are valid all day. The fare is £10 for adults, £7 for seniors and students, £5 for children 6 to 11, and free for kids 5 and younger. A family ticket for £25 covers two adults and up to three children.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.