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This grassy square is the scene for several local fairs and serves as a favorite recreation area during the summer for rounders games, cricket matches, football games and evening drinks.
As featured in 3 Days in Cambridge
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Parkside, Cambridge CB1 1JF, England
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+44 1223 322640
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have known this place for many years. Compared with many urban parks this is rather 'sterile'. It's main offering is some grass to sit or lie on in summer and the occasional event. It is featureless and would be enhanced by peripheral ornamental planting.

Thank simono1958
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I used to play around in Parker’s Piece when I was studying at Cambridge many years ago. Revisited as I was staying at the newly re-opened Cambridge University Arms. An ok park, but nothing special.

Thank OAH_1982
Reviewed 29 September 2018

I really like Parker's Piece. It is expansive and has nice sidewalks throughout. It's a pleasant stroll through the park, watching couples picnic and kids play. Sometimes there are small festivals happening which make it more bustling.

Thank SaraBourque
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A lovely park near the middle of Cambridge. Interesting little pavillion. Great for a picnic and to watch the cricket.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 23 August 2018

This wonderful green space, central to town and facilities is a great resource for democracy...a rallying point for many a gathering, rally, demonstration and speech: the peoples place!

Thank hungryveganfamily
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This superb park remains as a beauty of Cambridge having little changed since I came across it for my first time nearly 62 years ago. Really superb but much busier now.

Thank JAA_MK
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Always incredibly busy during hot, summer days and the perfect place to gather with the disposable BBQ, drink and enjoy the brilliant weather currently. Also, pleasant just to sit back and watch the occasional cricket match which takes place close to the pavilion.

Thank gregwN6135SS
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A lovely open space to enjoy the beauties of Cambridge. In the heart of Cambridge, Parkers Piece is easily accessible and available to all.

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Always lots of people using this wide open space. Don't forget to take a look at the "Reality Checkpoint" light post at the intersection of the paths in the middle of the park!

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Walked across this during the afternoon on 23rd July - it is certainly suffering from the continued hot weather and all is very dry and yellow - a far cry from the normal fresh green. However there were still lots sat across the area.

Thank James P
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