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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

Pembroke College, founded in 1347, is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges. The building is very beautiful with vast lawns. One who matriculates from here, becomes a Member of the College for life. Visitors to this college are allowed to walk round the grounds...More

Thank ranjanapathak
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Almost every building in centre of Cambridge is worth a visit. You can barely see it all in a day. I have highlighted a few of the best.

Thank Della A
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is the 3rd oldest college that was founded in 1347 and is located just past Silver Street in the center of Cambridge. It's one of the larger colleges and the one with the oldest Gatehouse from the 14th C. leading to the Old Court...More

1  Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 5 June 2017

My old college so maybe I am biased. I thought this was a great place to visit. One of the first colleges we came across on our walk into town from the station. No entrance fee and a grand cross-sectio of the kinds of eclectic...More

1  Thank Stephenbkk20156
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is the third oldest of the Cambridge Colleges. The entrance, on Trumpington Street is between the Fitzwilliam Museum and King's College on the opposite side of the street from both. The entrance is worth looking at for it is one of the oldest stone...More

1  Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This college has really lovely and well maintained grounds and without being flippant it is free. I always head for the seats, past the private garden, where you can simply relax and admire the wonderful buildings and gardens. What a joy it must be to...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Not sure what the rules are during exam season, but out of that time and when the college is open, Pembroke is a must visit. Free to walk around in the tranquil and immaculately kept gardens, it is a haven of old and new buildings...More

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

William Pitt,Sculptor: Richard Westmacott, 1819 is seated just as you approach the entrance, William Pitt was the youngest Prime Minister in England. The interior & exterior are charming indeed.

Thank beautiful12017
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Well worth the visit. One of the smaller Cambridge Colleges but beautiful and interesting. Well kept gardens and pretty chapel.

Thank mophead64
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We were lucky enough to be invited to dinner by our grandson. Although the hall was quite full the food was served quickly and efficiently. The quality was excellent as too was the ambience. We had a most enjoyable evening.

Thank EAngliaBassett4
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