Ahhh, what to do with the kids when you visit Cambridge…..don’t panic!!!!!…..we have put together loads of ideas for you to keep everyone happy and busy. Please check out our page on Colleges and Museums  and Go Beyond which will give you more options on what not to miss out on in Cambridge….Things To Do In Cambridge hope you have a happy, fun filled day.

Escape Rooms

60 Minutes to solve clues and riddles from a locked room…..and yes, they do let you out if you don’t solve it in time!!!…..and escape. Great fun for all the family.

Lockhouse Escape Rooms https://lockhouse.co.uk/ 

Cambridge Escape Rooms  https://cambridgeescaperooms.co.uk/


Vue  https://www.myvue.com/cinema/cambridge/whats-on

The Light Cinema  https://cambridge.lightcinemas.co.uk/

Arts Picturehouse  https://www.picturehouses.com/cinema/Arts_Picturehouse_Cambridge

Outdoor Cinema – During the Summer months, various venues throughout the city offer Outdoor Cinema, the most popular being Grantchester Meadows, but there are new sites popping up every year. Please check Visit Cambridge for dates and venues.  https://www.visitcambridge.org/

The Botanic Gardens


The Cambridge University Botanic Gardens lie in 40 acres of beautiful gardens, lakes and glasshouses with plants from all over the world. Great cafe and they often host a variety of events and courses. Things To Do In Cambridge highly recommend the gardens…a big thumbs up from us.

Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey


This fascinating museum is set on a sight that has been farmed for over 2000 years, right up until the late 1960’s.  6 miles North of Cambridge, this unique museum gives you an insight into farming through the ages, there is a craftsman’s workshop, the Abbey and Franciscan Nun’s refectory all to visit.

The Centre of Computing History


This makes history of computing relevant and fun for all ages…hosting hands on exhibitions, workshops, activities and events…… a great thing to do with the kids.

Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn


Overlooking 50 acres of farmland in a safe, clean environment…this is a wonderful for indoor/outdoor play area for children and it also has a lovely cafe offering lunches and homemade cakes. Great for letting off a bit of steam.

The Cambridge Treasure Hunt Trail


Thing To Do In Cambridge love the idea of these treasure hunts… a brilliant idea of things to do with the kids….. these are  walking treasure hunt’s around Cambridge and surrounding areas, they are suitable for anyone from the age of 6 years old upwards. The trails are done in your own time and at your own pace, they are 1.7 miles and should take you about 2 hours to complete. You can purchase the individual trails and there numerous ones, online, then just download them and  off you go! A great way to explore and see the city…Happy hunting.

Jesus Green Outdoor Pool


One of the few remaining Lido’s in the country, built in 1923 and at 91 m  is one of the longest pools in the country. Open between May and September, it also boasts a newly opened sauna and there is plenty of space to sunbath and chill.

Parkside Swimming Pool


A municipal pool and a great place to head with the kids…..it has a complex of 3 pools, a 8 lane 25 m pool with two flumes, diving pool and children’s leisure pool, 120 station gym and fitness studio…it has great accessibility for disabled people.

Bike Hire

The perfect way to travel around the city of cycles.

City Cycle Hire  http://www.citycyclehire.com/

Rutland Cycling  https://www.rutlandcycling.com/

Cambridge Bike Tours https://cambridgebiketours.co.uk/ 

Outspoken Cycles  http://www.outspokencycles.co.uk/

Of course if you come across other great things to do with the kids do let us know here at Things To Do In Cambridge….we are always really interested to know what you get up to.