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4 Jun 2018
“Fabulous, personalised walking tour”
15 May 2018
“Women Writers of Cambridge”
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Guided, literary tours around Cambridge's colleges and landmarks. Discover how Cambridge influenced well-known authors. Choose: Cambridge Writers: Famous names engaged by Cambridge; Who Wrote Here?: For English Literature students; Women Writers of...more
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2 Wheeler Street | Tours start outside the Corn Exchange, Cambridge CB2 3QB, England
+44 1223 860214
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful tour my husband and I were lucky enough to have with Angela. I’d asked if she could do a bespoke guided literary tour of Cambridge, focusing on a few Cambridge poets. We were blown away by the effort Angela went to; the...More

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Angela B, Owner at TourCambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Perhaps it's apt to say that some of the writers mentioned in your original request 'struck a chord' with me! Any research was a real pleasure and the musical links a serendipity! I'm so glad that this unusual, in-depth tour proved enjoyable for you: wish...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

Our book group was treated to an entertaining and informative tour of Cambridge with Angela. She has an extensive knowledge of her subject and we would certainly recommend one of her tours to anyone visiting the city.More

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Angela B, Owner at TourCambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Such a pleasure to welcome you to Cambridge and help with unfolding the remarkable locations used by Women Writers here! Good to share so many ideas relating to vibrant novels and other genres of writing. I hope that some of the authors will be 'interesting...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We highly recommend Angela's tour of Cambridge. My husband and I were very fortunate to be the only participants on our afternoon's tour. I had requested an overview of Cambridge's academic and literary history as this was our first trip and we were fascinated by...More

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Angela B, Owner at TourCambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind and precise response! It was a pleasure to meet you and to attune to the aspects of our rich and remarkable city and it’s culture over the centuries. I’m delighted that you are enjoying the Reading List: it’s...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

This being our first trip to England, my husband and I knew we wanted to visit Cambridge. We were so fortunate to get Angela as our guide. She took the time to learn that our scientific backgrounds gave us a high interest in past scientists,...More

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Angela B, Owner at TourCambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Ink&Stones is delighted that you all enjoyed your visit so comprehensively! We share your enthusiasm for ideas and their origins, and for the language with which they are developed. There is a very particular excitement about seeing the place where an idea - or an...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Angela is a consummate professional who guided our small group carefully through the narrow and sometimes uneven roads and pavements of Cambridge. She took care to ensure that we were all safe at all times. Her knowledge of her subject is vast and her delivery...More

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Angela B, Owner at TourCambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

It was a great pleasure for Ink&Stones to share the locations and their significances with such an attentive, enthusiastic - and celebratory - group! While we focussed on both proclaimed and unsung Mathematical heroes of Cambridge - and a villain or two - it was...More

Reviewed 15 March 2016

I took the tours...I got very bored.wherher on a bus or walking,the monotone voices and the not so funny stories. At no point does anything become alive....one learns more from a guide book or a DVD. There are many good ones and one should watch...More

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Angela B, Owner at TourCambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Ink&Stones ran no tours during February and March 2016 since our guides were required for other Blue and Green Badge duties. Some of these included specialist tours for the National 'Poetry By Heart' Competition where our modelling of 'pitch, pause and pace' would have been...More

Reviewed 2 August 2015

Our village book club recently passed the milestone of reading 100 books and decided a "literary"tour of Cambridge would be just the thing. Our guide was Angela Brown who managed combine interesting anecdotes of books and authors who have lived or studied in Cambridge whilst...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2014

Excellent tour that gives you not only the headline details but the little things, anecdotes etc that make a tour really interesting. We were also pleased that the tour ran at a pace that suited our stamina and was obviously flexible to meet our needs....More

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Reviewed 14 April 2014

I have been on a lot of (fairly boring) tours of city centres and I think Angela is like a beacon of light in the tour guide world! She knows as much as any could about Cambridge, its history, its writers and women and instead...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2014

Angela made our trip to Cambridge a real treat. Our book club wanted to do something different and we asked Angela to design a literary walking tour taking in the main sites. Not only was it interesting and fun but Angela designed it to suit...More

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Thank you for getting in touch. Full details are on the website but here is the key information. 2 hour Tours: all our tours last 2 hours, except our children’s tour: •1 to 5 people: £20 per person; •5 to 10 people: £18... More
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