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Stourbridge Common

15-16 Mercers Row, Cambridge CB5 8HY, UK

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About Stourbridge Common

Stourbridge Common, the home of the ancient Stourbridge Fair has a remarkable history, starting with the first Steresbrigge Fair in 1211. it is a green space worth preserving and maintaining – to that end. The fair was the largest in Europe in Medieval times and was the inspiration for John Bunyan’s ‘Vanity Fair’.



Attractions near Stourbridge Common

Cambridge Museum Of Technology0.67km from Stourbridge Common

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.

The Centre for Computing History1.02km from Stourbridge Common

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.

Midsummer Common1.6km from Stourbridge 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.

Jesus Green1.95km from Stourbridge 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 Church2.06km from Stourbridge 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 Pieces2.07km from Stourbridge 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.

Where is Stourbridge Common

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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.