About us

Who are we?

Stride Cambridge is an independent company that provides a friendly, fun and personalised service, whilst delivering a historical and informative walking tour. Our local guides will stride with you towards the main highlights of our beautiful city. Whether you are visiting for the day or just looking for some tips and advice to make the most of your time in Cambridge, choosing Stride is a great first step and we look forward to welcoming you.

Stride is a small company, owned by locals, who collectively have more than 40 years within the tourism industry. This not only provides a great deal of experience but also a depth of knowledge of Cambridge, other local businesses and the secrets the city has to offer.

Our walking tours are suitable for everyone; from solo travellers to corporate groups, to friends & families or students new to the city, we will ensure that you’ll leave Cambridge with a wealth of local knowledge about our inspirational ‘University Town’.

Cambridge Highlights

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Founded in 1446 by King Henry the VI. King’s College Chapel is the largest and most impressive chapel of all the colleges of Cambridge University. It is also the largest stone-vaulted chapel in the world.

Kings College Chapel

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Dating back from 1130, the Round Church is the second oldest building in Cambridge. It’s official name is the Holy Sepulchre of Cambridge. Like this church, there are only 3 more still in use.

 

Round Church

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Pembroke College is the third-oldest college of Cambridge  University. And has the oldest Gatehouse in Cambridge, dating back from the 14th century. The clock tower in this picture, stands just outside Pembroke’s library.

Pembroke College

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This unique piece was created by an alumni of Corpus Christi College, John C Taylor. A clock with a Chronophage on top, which is consuming our time. The Corpus Clock is therefore a metaphor of the different ways we perceive time, allerting us to make the most out of it.

Corpus Clock

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St. John’s College was founded in 1511. Today, this college is the second largest of the constituent Colleges of the University of Cambridge. This college has one of the most famous bridges of Cambridge, the Bridge of Sighs.

St John College

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St. Bene’t’s Church dates back from the 1033. The tower of this Church is the oldest building of Cambridgeshire.

St Benets Church

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Trinity College is the wealthiest college in Cambridge, founded by Henry VIII towards the end of his life, who’s statue is over the Great Gate. Some renamed alumnis of this college were Ernest Rutherford, James Clerk Maxwell and Sir Isaac Newton.

Trinity College

Work for us

We are currently looking for Walking Tour Guides for the 2020 season. Vacancies available for both full and part time positions available.

Are you available on weekends and school holidays? Do you consider yourself friendly, welcoming, relaible and hard working? Than this might just be the job you have been looking for! Press the button bellow and get in touch with us.