Rich in academic heritage, Cambridge has grand college buildings, medieval churches, museums, galleries, gardens, and parks. It also has the River Cam, which is beautiful and a lovely spot for picnics or punting in warm weather. Known for its world-class university and its tranquil setting, this leafy green city is a perfect destination for a relaxing group getaway. Enjoy an afternoon out on the river to get a student’s-eye view of college greens, libraries, and chapels, or check out the many independent shops, chic boutiques, pubs, and restaurants just waiting to be discovered.
We’re sure to have the ideal place for you and your family to stay in with our selection of big cottages in Cambridge. Whether you’re looking for somewhere within walking distance of all the top attractions, or a cottage a bit further out with a garden big enough for all your kids to run around, we’ve got a lovely cottage for everyone.
Cambridge has inspired academics, philosophers, historians, and economists throughout history including John Milton, Charles Darwin, and Stephen Hawking. So, whether you want to soak up the history and culture or just enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings and architecture, a getaway here is one you won't forget.
Best locations for large cottages beyond Cambridge
The glorious county of Cambridgeshire and the surrounding area is home to inviting hills, tranquil valleys, and towns with medieval markets. Browse some of our most popular locations to get ideas for your next trip.