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0.22km from Wandlebury Country Park
Wandlebury Hill is a hill amongst the Gog Magog Hills in Cambridgeshire; the Gogs are a ridge of low chalk hills extending for several miles to the south-east of Cambridge. This is a popular spot for visitors to the Wandlebury Country Park and the Wandlebury Ring hill fort. Wandlebury House stands in the middle of the ring. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature.
Gog Magog Hills
1.14km from Wandlebury Country Park
The Gog Magog Hills are a famous beauty spot south of Cambridge. One of the nice trekking destination and also Unlike the nearby hills of the Newmarket Ridge, which have steep sides but very flat tops, these hills have large drops between summits and as such have quite a distinctive appearance.
Beechwoods Nature Reserve
1.53km from Wandlebury Country Park
Beechwoods was originally planted in the 1840s, and Medieval plough terraces are still visible beneath the trees. It is located in Cambridge, England, between its center and the Gog Magog Hills. One of the good places for a walk and also you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature.
Cherry Hinton Chalk Pits
2.4km from Wandlebury Country Park
Cherry Hinton Pit is a 12.8-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest on the south-eastern outskirts of Cambridge. The site consists of the East Pit and most of the smaller West Pit. These two chalk quarries once provided hard chalk to build Cambridge University colleges and lime for cement. Today they support a variety of habitats that harbor some rare plants and insects.
Cherry Hinton Hall Park
3.23km from Wandlebury Country Park
Cherry Hinton Hall is a Grade II listed Victorian country house in southeast Cambridge. It’s set in a beautiful green park, which is open to the public. The Hall is most well known for hosting the annual Cambridge Folk Festival and it has wide open grass spaces and the large duck pond which for many is the defining feature of the park along with the vast array of other wildlife living there.
Cambridge Science Centre
4.74km from Wandlebury Country Park
Cambridge Science Centre gives young people fabulous hands-on adventures in science and technology. The museum was opened to the public on 8 February 2013. Its first exhibition dealt with the electromagnetic spectrum and principles of sound and hearing. Its target audience is families and schools, particularly children between 7 and 14 years old.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden
5.39km from Wandlebury Country Park
The Cambridge University Botanic Garden is a botanical garden located in Cambridge, England associated with the university Department of Plant Sciences. It holds a plant collection of over 8,000 plant species from all over the world to facilitate teaching and research in an area of 16 hectares.
Scott Polar Research Institute (Polar Museum)
5.8km from Wandlebury Country Park
The Scott Polar Research Institute, established in 1920 as part of the University of Cambridge, is a center of excellence in the study of the Arctic and Antarctic. The Institute also houses the World's premier Polar Library, extensive archival, photographic, and object collections of international importance on the history of polar exploration, and a Polar Museum with displays of both the history and contemporary significance of the Arctic and Antarctic and their surrounding seas.
Church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs, Cambridge
5.81km from Wandlebury Country Park
The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and the English Martyrs, also known as the Church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs (OLEM), is an English Roman Catholic parish church located at the junction of Hills Road and Lensfield Road in southeast Cambridge. It is a large Gothic Revival church built between 1885 and 1890.
The Centre for Computing History
5.83km from Wandlebury Country Park
The Centre for Computing History is a computer and video game museum based in Cambridge, UK. There's over 36,000 exhibits here and It hosts hands-on exhibitions, educational workshops, and a wide range of activities and events. Most importantly, it makes the history of computing relevant and fun for all ages.
6.03km from Wandlebury Country Park
Parker's Piece was the original home of Cambridge Town but is best remembered as being the nursery for the university. The grass is mown and the area is known today chiefly as a spot for picnics and games of football and cricket and serves as the games field for nearby Parkside Community College. Fairs tend to be held on the rougher ground of Midsummer Common.
The Fitzwilliam Museum
6.25km from Wandlebury Country Park
The Fitzwilliam Museum was founded in 1816 with the most generous bequest of Viscount Fitzwilliam to the University of Cambridge, where he had studied. His founding collections of paintings, prints, manuscripts and library have been built upon over nearly two hundred years. Nowadays, the extraordinary Fitzwilliam Museum houses over half a million artworks and artefacts in a magnificent Grade I listed building in the heart of historic Cambridge.
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
6.38km from Wandlebury Country Park
The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences is the oldest of the University of Cambridge museums, having been established in 1728 as the Woodwardian Museum. It gives a 4.5 billion year journey through time, from the meteoritic building blocks of planets to the thousands of fossils of animals and plants that illustrate the evolution of life in the oceans, on land, and in the air. The Sedgwick Museum is the oldest of the eight museums which make up the University of Cambridge Museums consortium.
6.39km from Wandlebury Country Park
The River Cam is about 40 miles long and where it flows through Cambridge it is supplied by a catchment area of size 761.5 km. A new fish and eel pass and an additional second channel were dug by the Environment Agency just east of Cambridge in 2014. This drew criticism from local people as no money had been spent on flood defences.
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
6.41km from Wandlebury Country Park
The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, also known as MAA, at the University of Cambridge houses the University's collections of local antiquities, together with archaeological and ethnographic artifacts from around the world. The collections of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology number more than 800,000 objects of outstanding research and historical value. In addition, there are over 100,000 field photographs and negatives in the Photographic Archive, and over 30,000 fonds of histor
University Museum Of Zoology
6.42km from Wandlebury Country Park
The University Museum of Zoology is one of Cambridge's major attractions. Its brilliant galleries showcase the diversity of animal life, from marsupials to monkeys, mammoths and so more. The Museum houses an extensive collection of scientifically important zoological material. The collections were designated in 1998 by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. The building also provides a home for the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, a biodiversity project.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
6.49km from Wandlebury Country Park
The Whipple Museum of the History of Science is a Museum attached to the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom It exhibits a vast array of scientific instruments dating from the Middle Ages to the present day. From microscopes and telescopes to pocket calculators and slide rules, find out more about the tools that scientists have used to understand the world around us.
Cambridge Museum Of Technology
6.51km from Wandlebury Country Park
Cambridge Museum of Technology is the home of the industrial heritage of the United Kingdom. Based in the City’s Victorian sewage pumping station, the Museum helps people to explore, enjoy, and learn about their industrial heritage by celebrating the achievements of local industries and the people who worked in them. There are audio-visual displays, hands-on exhibits, and children’s activities, as well as traditional museum displays and historic buildings.
6.51km from Wandlebury Country Park
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.
St Bene’t’s Church
6.62km from Wandlebury Country Park
St. Bene’t’s Church stands on the eponymous street, close to King’s and Corpus Christi colleges, and The Backs, an area of parkland around the River Cam to the west. The church is dedicated to Saint Benedict of Nursia, the founder of the Benedictine order of monasticism. It is the oldest church in Cambridgeshire as well as the oldest building in Cambridge.
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Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills, Stapleford, Cambridge CB22 3AE, UK
This beautiful countryside estate offers miles of wonderful walks through woodland and wildflower meadows grazed by Highland Cattle. The reserve, mainly beech woodlands, and fields, is a place for birdwatching. Banyard bird hide, overlooking Varley's Field. It is a fantastic setting for a picnic or a BBQ, to watch wildlife, run around and build a den, a gentle stroll, or a strenuous hike.