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Pembroke College

Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
+44 1223 338100
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Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which features a chapel that was the debut commission of architect Christopher Wren in 1665.
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Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
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+44 1223 338100
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"william pitt"
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"designed by christopher wren"
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"walk round the grounds"
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"prime minister"
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"trumpington street"
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"small chapel"
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"dining hall"
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"steeped in history"
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"graffiti"
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"pews"
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"library"
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"college"
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"courtyard"
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"sir"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in Cambridge all of my life and love the colleges. Pembroke has a fasinating history and one of the chapels built by Christopher Wren.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Wren chapel with moving memorial to refugees and old student graffiti on the pews. Very nice gardens.

Thank KAW687
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Well worth a vist.Free entry and chapel is well worth viewing,particularly the bent cross made from wood from boats lost in the recent refugee crisis in the Mediteranean Sea

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Hello Chief - Cyril Malwesi speaking! I marries local lady here - superb, with accommodation for wives and the lawns splendid for bush-meat bonanza. Wren's chapel in candle-light. Water is safe to drink, no tsetse, plenty good. Famous college for clowns - famous old boys:...More

Thank 34Doris
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

A beautiful college which you can wander round for free. The chapel itself is a calm and serene place which invites you to sit and enjoy.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

One of the colleges that welcomes you without asking for a fee. Super small chapel, Wrens first; and delightful courtyard to stroll in. Central too

Thank dr8484
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience and well worth a visit to enjoy the overall architecture and the chapel . The chapel is a very welcoming; it’s a space that makes you want to sit down for a few minutes and enjoy the moment . It feels special...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Uau!!! Another incredible college site in Cambridge! From outside one can not tell or imagine how incredibly beautiful and special this place is! Worth the visit!

Thank Patricia V
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We stumbled onto this Cambridge College on our walk around town. One of the free colleges that you can go in and browse around. A couple things made this experience a real treat! First, since classes were in session, it was very quiet in the...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is one of the smaller colleges but with a lovely chapel and gardens well worth a visit as part of a walking tour of the city centre

Thank Ges R
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