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Wandlebury Hill

Wandlebury Hill

0.96km from Gog Magog Hills

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.

Wandlebury Country Park

Wandlebury Country Park

1.14km from Gog Magog Hills

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.

Beechwoods Nature Reserve

Beechwoods Nature Reserve

2.51km from Gog Magog Hills

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

Cherry Hinton Chalk Pits

3.45km from Gog Magog Hills

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

Cherry Hinton Hall Park

4.26km from Gog Magog Hills

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

Cambridge Science Centre

5.61km from Gog Magog Hills

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

Cambridge University Botanic Garden

6.17km from Gog Magog Hills

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)

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

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.

IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford

6.84km from Gog Magog Hills

IWM Duxford is Europe's largest air museum. Have a walkthrough the same hangars and buildings as those who served at RAF Duxford. You can Get up close to Spitfires and Hurricanes; see a portion of the original Wright Brother plane; walk through Concorde, feel dwarfed by the size of a B-52 and stand in awe of Europe’s only SR-71 Blackbird – the fastest jet ever built.

The Centre for Computing History

The Centre for Computing History

6.85km from Gog Magog Hills

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.

River Cam

River Cam

6.89km from Gog Magog Hills

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.

Parker's Piece

Parker's Piece

6.9km from Gog Magog Hills

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

The Fitzwilliam Museum

7.05km from Gog Magog Hills

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

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

7.22km from Gog Magog Hills

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.

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

7.24km from Gog Magog Hills

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

University Museum Of Zoology

7.26km from Gog Magog Hills

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

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

7.31km from Gog Magog Hills

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.

Christ's Pieces

Christ's Pieces

7.39km from Gog Magog Hills

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

St Bene’t’s Church

7.44km from Gog Magog Hills

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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Gog Magog Hills

Gog Magog Hills, Stapleford, Cambridge CB22 3GP, UK

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.