Discover Cambridge with 4 Self Guided Winter Audio Tours


  • Offline Mode: Download tours and listen without WiFi

  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy the sites

  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the perfect picture spots

  • Enjoy a private experience in a COVID-19 safe environment


Discover Cambridge, the history behind its birth and its most famous graduates, at your own pace with our four self-guided walking tours of the city. 

Tour info

1 hour - 3 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (5-100 years)
Meeting Point

Cambridge, England

Dropoff location

Cambridge, England

Why take this tour?

Join a local historian as we uncover the history of Cambridge and its most famous residents! Our first audio tour will give you an introduction to Cambridge, where you'll learn what it's really like to study at the University of Cambridge as well as the history behind its most famous alumni.

The next tour will guide you along the scenic routes of the Backs, where you'll be able to get a picturesque view of Kings and Queens College, and the Mathematical Bridge.

The Cambridge Instagram tour will show you the best creative travel shot locations for photography and Instagrammable sights, whilst also guiding you via the key attractions of the city.

Our final tour will allow you to uncover the extraordinary inventions that have been born out of this beautiful university town, as well as get more insight into Cambridge's rich graduation ceremony. Finish the tour by going to a pub crawl, to cap off this cultural adventure in this must-see beautiful city.

Join local historian & PHD student, Katie as we discover the best of what Cambridge has to offer.

We’ll discover the beautiful picturesque city of Cambridge and get a more intimate look at the culture, history, and soul of this famous town. Visit some of the most famous colleges and get acquainted with their various traditions (both familiar and odd), student's lives, and fun facts about their past. 

Each tour is unique and takes you along a different route within Cambridge as well as giving you different stories and insight into this world renowned town.

Cambridge Student Life and introduction to Cambridge - The perfect introduction to Cambridge, take this picturesque walking podcast tour across the city and visit ancient colleges, cosy pubs and quaint tea shops. Learn about student life, Cambridge’s rivalry with Oxford and the origins of one of Britain’s oldest Universities. From St John’s to Trinity to Kings, this guide covers Cambridge’s most famous colleges and beautiful locations. 

Famous Inventions and Graduates - What do Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton, Alan Turing and Stephen Hawking all have in common? They all went to Cambridge, alongside countless other famous alumni. Listen to this walking podcast guide to learn about Cambridge’s most famous graduates and inventions, from the discovery of DNA to the controversies of the Cavendish Labs.

Instagram and Photography tour- Instagram and Photography tour - Discover the best Instagram and photo spots in Cambridge in this quirky and unique tour. We will guide you around Cambridge's most photographic landmarks, as well as introducing you to some of its lesser-known gems

The Backs - Take the scenic walk around Cambridge and head down to the Backs, a picturesque route across the grounds covering the banks of the River Cam. This walking podcast guide delves into the bizarre history of Cambridge’s bridges, from mathematical inspiration to mischievous pranks, as we wander alongside punters and colleges.

The Vidi Guides experience is enriched with on-screen photos and videos. We also point out where to take the perfect Instagram photos during the tour, and include recommendations for food, drinks, and local attractions. Don't worry, none of our recommendations are sponsored - they are simply favourites of the locals who helped craft the experience.

Vidi Guides creates immersive audio experiences that sound like podcasts. This is a self-guided audio tour that can be started or stopped at your own convenience. Download the Vidi Guides app & your Cambridge City Pack to explore the area independently and safely! Make sure to download your tour before you go to streamline your trip!

What’s included?

  • Access to your self-guided audio tour

  • Audio tour provided by a local or historian

  • Offline Mode: Download tours in advance to listen without WiFi

  • Location Aware: GPS map allows you to enjoy sites, without getting lost

  • Instagram Hotspots: We find the spot for your perfect picture

  • Earphones

  • Mobile device

Things to know

Before you book

  • This product is suitable for all ages

  • Do it at your own pace. This product is suitable for all fitness levels

  • English speaking Audio guide only

Before you go

  • You will need to bring your own mobile phone

  • You will need to bring your own headset/earphones

Covid Policy

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Avoid the crowds and explore Cambridge at your own pace while adhering to social distancing regulations!

Cancellation Policy

    Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Redemption information

    Bring a pair of headphones along with you so that you can truly immerse yourself in the experience! Download now and start at your convenience!

    Your voucher will be collected or scanned on redemption

About operator:

Too many people visit places without discovering anything about them. And we can’t let that happen.

We believe that the true essence of travelling lies in the joy of discovering the authentic face of cities, neighbourhood and cultural sites, and unlocking the many tales they hold.

With that spirit in our hearts, we started out in search of these stories hidden in the nooks and corners of Paris, London, Cambridge and Oxford's most iconic spots. We then dived into each place’s culture, history, and traditions by collaborating with historians, famous architects, photographers, street artists, and many more. What we ended up finding was a treasure trove of stories that we have meticulously tied together just for you!

But how to deliver this information? We didn’t want to create another Wikipedia, with people looking at their phones instead of the sites. And let’s face it, audioguides and headsets belong to the 20th century.. This is why we’ve created our own storytelling format. Podcast-style tours, enriched with photos and videos, that keep you wanting more.

Our goal is to create a form of travel that will make you truly discover the places you visit.