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Corpus Christi College

Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RH, England
+44 1223 338000
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Founded in 1352 by the townspeople of old Cambridge, this is one of the older and more central Colleges of Cambridge University.
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Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small group of us were on a tour of some Cambridge colleges led by Mrs Laing, the Masters wife, who is a Cambridge guide. This is a hidden gem among the colleges and she gave us many insights into the operation of the Cambridge...More

Thank sheilallan
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This beautiful old building is well worth the £2.50 admission charge. Visitors can walk around the court yard, taking in the architecture and gardens. There was a lovely quiet, studious ambience about the place on the early September day we visited - I don't know...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Very interesting and historic place - one of the early Cambridge University colleges; very nice library of rare materials; would be good to have a guided tour

Thank seattlefoodlover2016
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We went for a visit here because one of our party knew a past all student. We were amazed by the 400 year old Mulberry tree which still had mulberries on it. We also visited the old court. Nice place to visit. Very peaceful.

Thank mollybronte
Reviewed 9 August 2017

THe name of the Library is from the Archbishop Matthew Parker who donated his collection. There are many medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and early printed books

Thank antonis k
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Lots of history here, cost of £2.50 to get in, its a case of waling round using their map and drinking in the history. Very interesting.

Thank ArchieOlogy
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This small college was founded by the Guild of Corpus Christ in 1352 and is located in the historical center of Cambridge. It's the 2nd smallest college after Peterhouse (1284) but one of the wealthiest that was founded by ordinary local townspeople! The Old Court...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 6 June 2017

When you are walking around downtown near Kings College you will see Corpus Christi College, one of the many prestigious and beautiful colleges that make up the University of Cambridge. In front of the College's Taylor Library you will see the very strange looking Corpus...More

Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 24 March 2017

this college is the only college founded by the people of cambridge, dating back to the 1300s. the courtyard is a lovely walk and just the asthetics of the building ae wonderful. thoroughly enjoyed my visit

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We took a quick look and a photo op as we walked past this stunning building. We noticed that visitors were welcome so popped in through the huge gates to see the beautiful facade of the building on the other side of the pristine lawns....More

Thank Paul G
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