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junky

Very well presented park with a Lido pool, playground. Apparently also a bombing area too since... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
tripoli1977
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Victoria, Canada
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 14 August 2018
zuppinp3
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Sawston, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Beautiful park. Paths all around, near the river Cam. Many people about enjoying the area. Also where fairs and events are held.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We went through this field on a path, during a bike tour (with Cambridge Bike Tours). The overall tour was great, but Jesus Green wasn't particularly exciting -- just a nice green spot to ride through.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

A wonderful escape from the busy city and only 5min away from the main shopping area. Beautiful old oak trees and lovely views onto the River Cam.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rivabacciojoti
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Very well presented park with a Lido pool, playground. Apparently also a bombing area too since they find the mortar dated WWII in the water run! My only problem is what on earth Cambridge does about all those Junky walking, sleeping among passants!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tripoli1977
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Although it was an overcast afternoon it was lovely and warm, we were there to enjoy live jazz music in the open air,and it was fabulous... Lots of different age groups, the children were enjoying themselves, with mums and dads..lots of picnics on the go....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank anng890
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Ok park, out of town and along the river. A lot of drunks and creeps lurking about. My disabled mum got shouted at while trying to take a photo. And then a really weird couple started following us. While sitting on a bench the creepy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank burcu u
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This open land near the river cam is so lovely . It is another great example of Cambridge's public park land. Visit this oasis within a busy city.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JAA_MK
Reviewed 14 August 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zuppinp3
Reviewed 1 August 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liz49Elgin
Reviewed 29 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 837chloeb
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Inspiration585917
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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