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The Most Beautiful Parks In Cambridge

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From lovely wildflower gardens and tropical glasshouses to tennis courts and barbecue facilities, the beautiful parks in Cambridge offer a quick escape from the city. Here’s a list of the ones you should visit!

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  • Cherry Hinton Hall Park
  • Jesus Green
  • Milton Country Park
  • Cambridge University Botanic Garden
  • Frequently Asked Questions

The 4 Best Parks In Cambridge, England

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Cherry Hinton Hall Park

📌 Location Cherry Hinton Rd, Cambridge CB1 8DW. Get Directions
🚌 Getting There Buses 1 and 3 can get you there
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Cherry Hinton Hall Park, south of Cambridge, is a nice place to relax, walk the dog, or go for a jog. The wonderful park has ponds and trees and is home to a range of wild animals. Plus, it’s famous for hosting the annual Cambridge Folk Festival, one of the longest-running folk festivals in the world.

Jesus Green

Parks in Cambridge - Jesus Green Park
📌 Location Jesus Green, Cambridge CB5 8BL. Get Directions
🚌 Getting There Buses 12, 13, 18, 7, and 75 can get you there
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Located near River Cam, north of Cambridge city center, Jesus Green offers a large open green space with tennis courts, BBQ facilities, and a skate park. This urban oasis is the perfect place to spend time with friends and family.

Milton Country Park

Parks in Cambridge - Milton Country Park
📌 Location Cambridge Rd, Milton, Cambridge CB24 6AZ. Get Directions
🚌 Getting There Bus #2 will get you there
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The beautiful Milton Country Park boasts attractive pathways, playgrounds, and lakes. It has space for playing, relaxing, and physical activity — biking, horseback riding, and running.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Parks in Cambridge - Cambridge University Botanic Garden
📌 Location 1 Brookside, Cambridge CB2 1JE. Get Directions
🚌 Getting There Buses 26, 7, 75, PR3, and U2 will get you there
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Only a 15-minute walk from Cambridge city center, Cambridge University Botanic Garden has a collection of over 8,000 plant species. There are many sections to explore, from wildflowers to tropical glasshouses. Visitors can also see fountains, bee borders, a terrace garden, and a lake.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are some of the most popular parks in Cambridge?

  • Christ’s Pieces: Extensive park with meadows, gardens, a bowling green, a playground, and a cafe.
  • Jesus Green: Large park along the River Cam, popular for picnics, punting (boating), and sports.
  • Cambridge University Botanic Garden: Features a variety of gardens, glasshouses, and a lake. (Entrance fee applies)
  • Parker’s Piece: Large open space perfect for frisbee, kite flying, and relaxing.
  • Mill Road Park: Smaller park with a playground, skatepark, and a community garden.

Are there any parks in Cambridge with playgrounds suitable for children?

Yes, many parks in Cambridge have playgrounds. Christ’s Pieces, Jesus Green, Mill Road Park, and Abbey Park all have good options.

Are dogs allowed in the parks in Cambridge?

Dogs are allowed in most parks, but there may be designated dog walking areas or leash requirements. Always check signage for park-specific rules.

How many parks are there in Cambridge?

Cambridge has more than 80 parks and playgrounds.

Are there any parks in Cambridge with cafes or kiosks where I can get food or drinks?

Christ’s Pieces and Jesus Green have cafes. Other parks may have kiosks selling refreshments seasonally.

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Last update: 8 May 2024

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