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Attractive oasis by the River Cam

Easily got parked at the on street parking meters (60p for 30mins, maximum stay 2 hours), nice to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
zuppinp3
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Sawston, United Kingdom
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Lovely Green Space

The best thing here is the Lido. Head there on a hot day to enjoy the 100 yard Lido pool with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liz49Elgin
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This urban oasis of calm is considered one of Cambridge’s most popular parks with acres of grass, an avenue of Plane trees and an outdoor swimming pool in the summer.
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Victoria Avenue, Cambridge CB5 8AL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easily got parked at the on street parking meters (60p for 30mins, maximum stay 2 hours), nice to sit by the river and watch the ducks, swans, boats etc go by. Also a lock so if you time it right you can see boats using...More

Thank zuppinp3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing here is the Lido. Head there on a hot day to enjoy the 100 yard Lido pool with surrounding grass to loll around. There are ice creams to be had. Marvellous.

Thank Liz49Elgin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful place in the heart of Cambridge to sit and relax or meet friends and play sports. Right next to the river you can watch the punts go by or go punting! There are tennis courts, toilets, a refreshment booth and next door is...More

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

There is an open space, which is all that can be said about it. Short grass and not much else. It could be used for team sports or sunbathing.

Thank malcolma168
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Wonderful open space spoilt by the fact that large groups of students seamed to think it wasn't necessary to put rubbish in the bins after they had eaten which at the end of the day were plentiful.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Huge grass but too crowded and dirty envirionment. The neighborhood also seemed creepy and unsafe to me. Will not visit here again.

Thank Alien W
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A great space that nearly always has something going on. You can sit and have a picnic or just rest and watch the world go by.

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Great open space in the heart of the city...on a summers day...fabulous way to spend time doing little or nothing :-)

Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 5 June 2018

It's a relatively small green space and, as we come into the summer, is frequently filled with people playing Frisbee, table tennis, tennis etc, or using the barbecue stones for a BBQ. Delightful space and quieter than the centre

Thank David M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Great place to work out, relax, get some sun, or hang out with friends on a nice day. They also have grass tennis courts which are fun!

Thank Clint M
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19 January 2018|
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Response from astheduckflies | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in answering your question, if you are travelling at this time of year it will not be busy at all, I didn't notice a huge crowd in that area when I visited , so my guess would be that it is comfortably... More
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Vikki S
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Response from Scooter402 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this is so late but I am afraid I do not know if there are any Tennis Courts. There are several "Greens" around the centre of Cambridge and no doubt one of them will have courts.
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