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Midsummer Common

Cambridge CB5 8DJ, UK

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About Midsummer Common

Midsummer Common is an area of common land in Cambridge, England.  The common is home to the annual Midsummer Fair, one of the longest-established fairs in England. It also hosts bonfire night and Strawberry Fair.



Attractions near Midsummer Common

Jesus Green0.44km from Midsummer Common

Jesus Green is a park in the north of central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. It’s an area of open parkland grass, divided by avenues of London Plane and horse chestnut trees. The park is home to the Jesus Green Lido and the city’s only public grass tennis courts.

All Saints Church0.46km from Midsummer Common

One of the most complete Victorian churches in Cambridge, containing work by William Morris, and Charles Eamer Kempe.  The distinctive spire makes All Saints the third tallest building in Cambridge and can be seen across the city. The church’s ornate interior is a fine example of the late 18th century Arts & Crafts Movement.  It was one of the main pilgrimage centers in this area and also it is attracted by many tourists too.

Christ's Pieces0.54km from Midsummer Common

Christ’s Pieces is a park in Cambridge, at the intersection of the university and the mall – a quiet space amidst the city’s noise and complexity, dedicated to reflection. The area acts as an important publicly accessible open grassed area for the city center. It is east of Christ's College and to the north of Emmanuel College. To the north is King Street, to the east is Emmanuel Road, to the south is Drummer Street, and to the west is Milton's Walk.

The Round Church0.73km from Midsummer Common

The Round Church was built around 1130, making it one of the oldest buildings in Cambridge. It is one of only four medieval round churches in England. The church is built in stone. Its plan consists of a circular nave surrounded by an ambulatory, a chancel with north and south aisles and a north vestry. Over the nave is an upper storey surmounted by a conical spire. To the north of the church is an octagonal bell-turret containing two bells.

Market Hill0.85km from Midsummer Common

Market Hill is a 203-meter long street in central Cambridge that is known primarily as the location of the daily outdoor market that has been operational since Saxon times. Here you will find stalls selling a wide range of goods including clothes, books, fresh and healthy fruits, and vegetables, second-hand bikes, mobile phone accessories, and much more.

Cambridge Market Square0.88km from Midsummer Common

Cambridge Market Square is the beating heart of this quaint city. The market is open for fresh food and produces plants, and cycle services.  Make your way through the stands browsing the trinkets and shopping for food, with the impressive Church of St. Mary the Great in the background.

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The Cambridgeshire Fens cover an area of around 200 square miles of extremely flat, mostly agricultural land, west of The Wash. Nestling between the cathedral city of Peterborough and the university town of Cambridge, Fenland makes an ideal destination for a short break all year round.