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Cambridge Sports Tours

Cambridge CB1 1NA, England
+44 7850 496314
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A cricket tour of Cambridge from Trinity to Fenners researched and led by Nigel Fenner the sports... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Geoff H
If you do one thing in Cambridge, try this one

A wonderful couple of hours gentle walk giving lots of information about the history of sport and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PeteHala
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Cambridge Sports Tours major on Cambridge being "the birthplace of the laws of football" (FIFA). The 2 hour / 2 mile group walking tours are led by Nigel Fenner, a qualified teacher who has a football Blue from Cambridge University. He has lived and worked locally for many years and is related to Francis Fenner, a local tobacconist and talented cricketer, who established Fenner's Cricket Ground.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A cricket tour of Cambridge from Trinity to Fenners researched and led by Nigel Fenner the sports tour master of the Fenlands. An excellent wat to pass two absorbing hours of cricket history.

Thank Geoff H
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Nigel F, Owner at Cambridge Sports Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review including the title which I hope readers will explore further AND join me on a tour outside King’s College to find out more.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful couple of hours gentle walk giving lots of information about the history of sport and much information about Cambridge. Nigel is a very knowledgeable and engaging guide. This is a talk given by a local treasure and amusing eccentric. Nigel's tour is like...More

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Nigel F, Owner at Cambridge Sports Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you - especially so, in referring to me as a local treasure and amusing eccentric!

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Down from Manchester visiting relatives in Cambridge, my sports-mad husband persuaded me to join a Cambridge Sports Tour. I'm so glad I agreed, it was a couple of hours well spent. The principal, Nigel, was so friendly and his knowledge immense. Can't believe he has...More

Thank Margaret G
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Nigel F, Owner at Cambridge Sports Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thanks that's very kind of you. Very glad you enjoyed it. Come again; I'll have more stories next time!

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This was a delightful tour which showed a different side to Cambridge. Tour guide Nigel provided info throughout and was happy to answer our questions. Two hours passed in no time and half-time tea and Fitzbillies bun was a well-timed break. A must if you’re...More

Thank David B
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Nigel F, Manager at Cambridge Sports Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks very much for your feedback; glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Nigel has a great wealth of knowledge about so many aspects of sports in Cambridge. I really enjoyed his anecdotes and stories, as well as his very informal and engaging style, I had a brilliant time and would highly recommend this tour, both to people...More

Thank Mike C
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Nigel F, Owner at Cambridge Sports Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thanks - much appreciated. Do join us again.

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Nigel is an excellent guide and I really enjoyed the tour. He introduces a new way of looking at Cambridge – from a sports history point of view, looking at Town and Gown through his many sporting stories and excellent knowledge of the historical background....More

Thank whis29
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Nigel F, Owner at Cambridge Sports Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thanks very much for your review. I really appreciate your time in giving this feedback.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Having lived in Cambridge for many years I was amazed by what I learned from Nigel. He has a very good knowledge of the city and the part it has played in sports history. Nigel is great company and has a good stock of anecdotes.

Thank CambsNick
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Nigel F, Owner at Cambridge Sports Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks - much appreciated

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Nigel is a very amiable host and his tour is a great way to learn a bit about the "Town" as well as the "Gown" history of Cambridge. He tells the story of Cambridge as the birthplace of football - but this isn't just about...More

Thank Justonemc
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Nigel F, Owner at Cambridge Sports Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks for your feedback - much appreciated.

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

I found this a very interesting and enjoyable tour, Nigel really knows his Cambridge sports history. The tour lasted about two hours taking in a lot of the back streets arounds the various universities, ending up at Parker’s piece which I now know is regarded...More

Thank mikeynicks
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Nigel F, Owner at Cambridge Sports Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks - glad you enjoyed the banter...

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Guided tours are such a great way to get to know a place. Art, food, architecture are popular around the world...but now a first for me, sport! And Cambridge Spots Tours opened my eyes to the importance of Cambridge at the heart of the history...More

Thank HadP
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Nigel F, Owner at Cambridge Sports Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks for your feedback; very glad you had a ball.

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