About Cambridge

Cambridge is a historic city that inspired Darwin and Newton.  Today it reflects the best of contemporary life; the modern University City is a thriving centre of new and emerging technology and has leisure amenities befitting a world famous tourist destination (~4.5 million visitors per year) and large student population.

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The city has a lot to offer, including 3 cinemas, 13 historic houses, 3 swimming pools, 30 museums and galleries, 23 sporting venues, 9 golf courses, 6 nature reserves and 9 wildlife parks and zoos.  There are two shopping centres, an outdoor market and an arts and crafts market held every Saturday. Cambridge also has a large selection of restaurants and 112 pubs.

www.visitcambridge.org gives a comprehensive overview with further links, and covers everything from where to eat and drink, where to shop, watch or play sport, what to see at the cinema, theatre or museums, live music venues and where to stay.

Cambridge has its own NHS hospital called Addenbrooke’s - see: http://www.addenbrookes.org.uk which has regular, direct buses from the town centre.  Cambridge is also serviced by a selection of private hospitals and medical clinics.  Ely has its own hospital, The Princess of Wales with an A & E department.

For further information on life at our Science Park location visit: www.cambridge-science-park.com

You can access information about local news, property, sport, motors and tourism:
Cambridge Evening Newspaper online - www.cambridge-news.co.uk
BBC Cambridgeshire regional website - www.bbc.co.uk/cambridgeshire

For those with children details of schools and sixth form colleges can be accessed via www.colc.co.uk/learn/education.html

For younger children Kids Unlimited Nursery is a purpose built unit on the Science Park, just two minutes away from Frontier.
Kids Unlimited, 319 Cambridge Science Park, Tel: +44 (0)1223 424418 
www.kidsunlimited.co.uk

In addition to the city of Cambridge itself East Anglia generally has much to offer, including the cathedral city of Ely and Newmarket, the home of British horseracing.

The area is well provided for by the A14, A1 and M11 road links and Cambridge is within easy striking distance of the low-cost airlines flying from Stansted, Luton and Norwich airports.

The coast is easily accessible and Cambridge has a frequent train service to Kings Cross in London, with non-stopping trains that make the journey in a little over three-quarters of an hour.

 

Useful links

We have compiled a list of useful website addresses in order for you to find out more about living and working in & around Cambridge.

The Cambridge County Council guide to culture and leisure www.cambridge.gov.uk/leisure

Cambridge area guide:-
www.cambridge.co.uk, www.visitcambridge.org

Cambridge City Guide:- www.cambridgeonline.co.uk

Cambridge pub guide:- www.cambridgepubs.com

Cambridge Punts:- www.letsgopunting.co.uk

Cambridge estate agents listings:- www.cambridge.co.uk/Property/Estate_Agents_and_Property_Consultants/

List of letting agencies:-
http://property.cambridge-news.co.uk/
http://www.brettward.co.uk

Further information for life on the Science Park:- www.cambridge-science-park.com