Live Like a Student with Private Cambridge Self Guided 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 the beautiful picturesque city of Cambridge and get a more intimate look at the culture, history, and soul of this famous town. 

Tour info

35 minutes
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (5-100 years)
Meeting Point

Peas Hill, Cambridge, CB2 3PP, GB

Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Join local historians as we discover the story behind the birth of one of the world’s most famous universities. Find out what it’s like to be a student at Cambridge University and explore the extraordinary inventions of the city!

On these self-guided audio walking tours, we'll visit the most iconic spots of the city such as Trinity College, King’s College, and Great St Mary's Church. Walk through the architectural highlights and follow the footsteps of the famous alumni Prince Charles, Sir Isaac Newton, C.S. Lewis, John Harvard, and Stephen Hawking. 

We'll visit the Corpus Clock and try to find the mythical creature on it while discovering the history of this unique and wonderful invention. We’ll learn about the King's Parade and get more insight into Cambridge's rich graduation ceremony and its bizarre traditions.

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), students' 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.

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

    This is not your ticket! You will receive a separate email with a link to your tour. From that email, please click 'Download Now', install the Vidi Guides app, create an account within the app and click 'GetMyTour'. The tour will then be ready for download within your profile section. You can start the tour whenever you like!
    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!

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.