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Centurions Social Walk around Historic Cambridge (10km)
SUNDAY 30 April 2017

Start time 10:30 Cambridge Railway station
Finish: Cambridge Railway station about 4.30pm

The 10K route consists of two loops.
Loop 1: Starts from the railway station (just off the map on the bottom right hand corner) and goes anti-clockwise via Castle Street (top of map) to Kings Parade near Market Hill.
Loop 2: Walking anti-clockwise SW to Lammas Land, then SE to Trumpington Road and returning to Market Hill.

The 10K route will include picturesque views of the river, some of the colleges including the opportunity to walk round one of the gardens, along the Backs to see the spectacular view of King's College Chapel, through Sheep's Coe Fen and end at the Sunday market.
There will time to gaze at other sights along the way and learn some interesting facts about Cambridge.

Lunch will be either taken in one of the many restaurants or pubs, or those bringing sandwiches will be able to find someone convenient to sit while others buy lunch.
Walking back to the railway station from the market will take about 15 minutes.

Travel by train from London Kings Cross or Liverpool Street * see times from London below
Travel by National Express bus: the walk goes by the Drummond Street bus station. Please advice Sue Clements in advance if arriving by bus.
Travel by car: Parking is available at Cambridge Railway Station (Station Road, Cambridge CB1 2JW), £3.00 on Sundays. The other car park near the railway station is the Queen Anne Terrace car park, Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1ND. (Parking on a Sunday for up to 6 hours costs £7.20. Full details at https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/queen-anne-terrace-car-park)

Alternatively people may choose to take a Park and Ride bus into the city centre. If people decide to travel to somewhere other than the railway station contact Sue Clements in advance to arrange a meeting point.

from Liverpool Street 08:13 arriving Cambridge 09:43
from Kings Cross 09:15 arriiving 10:01 (non-stop)
National Express from London Victoria 08:30 arriving Cambridge City Centre 10:45

It is a Bank Holiday weekend so please check all timesbefore travel.



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