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Market Hill

Market Hill, Cambridge CB2, UK

Street Markets

About Market Hill

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.



Attractions near Market Hill

Cambridge Market Square0.03km from Market Hill

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.

St Mary the Great has been a well- established church, in the very heart of Cambridge. is one of the Greater Churches. It is designated by Historic England as a Grade I listed building. The church also hosts the "University Sermons" and houses the University Organ and the University Clock.

King's Parade0.15km from Market Hill

King's Parade is a street in central Cambridge, England.  King’s Parade is overflowing with culture. It might very well be the most quintessentially Cambridge street of all. It is a major tourist area in Cambridge, commanding a central position in the University of Cambridge area of the city. It is also a place frequented by many cyclists and by students traveling between lectures during term-time.

King's College Chapel0.21km from Market Hill

King’s College Chapel is the oldest surviving building within the College site and perhaps the most iconic building in Cambridge. Work on this Chapel only started five years after King’s College was founded by Henry VI in 1441.  Construction of the chapel started in 1446 and forced the relocation of Christ’s College – known then as God’s House, which was, at that time, on the site where King’s chapel now stands. It was one of the iconic building in this area and is attracted by many tourists.

St Bene’t’s Church0.22km from Market Hill

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.

The Corpus Clock0.23km from Market Hill

The Corpus Clock is one of the most distinctive public monuments in Cambridge and has been admired by residents and tourists since its inauguration in 2008. As a relatively new feature, it certainly stands out against the historic brickwork with its gold plated face, with many dubbing it as ‘the strangest clock in the world.’

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