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Discover Your Cambridge: A Great Short Break Awaits

Published on September 25, 2023 by Paul

Want an exciting escape in a UK city? Cambridge is top of the class. Discover streets steeped in history, picturesque sights, and delightful dining options, it’s the ideal destination for a short break. At Your Space, we want everyone to make the most of their time in the city we love. So, we’ve crafted bespoke packages to help our guests create a wonderful Cambridge getaway, whatever their interests. Read on to begin building the best short break for you…


Fascinated by the University? Get an Insider’s View and Discover Cambridge with This Short Break

One of the most interesting subjects you can study in Cambridge is…Cambridge! The university has a vibrant history, dating back to the 13th century. If you’d like to expand your knowledge of this eminent establishment, we recommend our Cambridge: The Inside Story package. Guests can enjoy a discount of more than 30% for a two-night stay in one of our one-bed apartments. Here, you’ll find souvenirs including tea in your very own ‘Cambridge blue’ tin.

Additionally, Your Space will book you onto a walking tour of the city centre represented by Cambridge Alumni Tours which features entry to King’s College (complete tour cost, £100 for 2 adults, is included in package price). Tours are led by current or graduated Cambridge students. Therefore, they’re an authentic way to learn about the university and its many colourful characters and quirks, old and new. Choose this package to gain volumes of information from your short break and celebrate a truly exceptional city and institution.


Package Price: £375 for 2-night stay – (1-night option available)


Looking to Discover More?

To further immerse yourself in Cambridge life, look for rising stars at the ADC Theatre. Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry and Jonah Hauer-King all once performed here. Today, the venue continues to host sparkling student productions with ‘Footlights’ comedy as a hilarious highlight. Our Your Space team can help you find and book a great show to suit your visit. As well as a night at the theatre, you can enjoy a sunrise walk past the college boathouses, watching Cambridge rowers train. Finally, be sure to explore wood-panelled Ryder and Amies to choose more stylish souvenirs as mementos of your visit.



With Someone Special? Treat Them to First-Class Romance

Cambridge is typically associated with the love of learning. However, the city also makes an idyllic setting for couples in love with each other. Our Romance on the River package offers a discount of more than 30% on a two-night stay in a one-bed Your Space apartment. Furthermore, our team will arrange a charming punt ride for two along The River Cam represented by Cambridge Chauffeured Punts (private punt hire, £140, covered by package price). Who needs Venice when you can glide past Cambridge’s famous ‘college backs’ on your UK short break? You and your partner can learn about the university’s history from your personal chauffer. Or you can simply sit back and take in the gorgeous architecture and picturesque greenery. You might also wish to bring along the bottle of champagne you’ll find in your apartment. Plus, it’s possible to upgrade an evening punt ride with a Thai meal to eat or a guitarist to serenade you. No wonder Cambridge is a city escape anyone would fall in love with.


Package Price: £420.00 for 2-night stay – (1-night option available, Thai meal/guitarist at additional cost)


Looking to Discover More?

Other activities which should star in a Cambridge romance include walking up Castle Mound to watch a sunset. Couples can then connect over their cocktail making skills (or lack of!) with a workshop at The Hidden Rooms. Also, twenty-minutes’ drive from the city centre, there’s a magical dining option at The Willow Tree pub. Create a cherished experience: eating in a private outdoor dome, lit by your own personal constellation of fairylights after dark. Our Your Space team are happy to help you organise these divine dates. But start planning with us in advance to ensure you secure your spot.


Fancy a Delicious Short Break? Tuck Into These Ideas


If you’re a foodie coming to the area, our Tastes of Cambridge package should be the centrepiece of your visit. Each day will start scrumptiously thanks to the breakfast hamper in your one-bed apartment containing items from a local delicatessen. Your Space will offer a more-than 30% discount on your stay with us. Plus, we’ll book you an Afternoon Tea for two at Fitzbillies (worth £51.90, included in package price). In a city famous for its iconic establishments, this delightful bakery is the icing on the cake. Your finger sandwiches, scones and miniature desserts can be enjoyed in the original Fitzbillies store. Alternatively, these traditional delights make the perfect picnic to take on a punt trip or to the nearby Botanic Gardens. A picnic take-away can be organised also by Fitzbillies with fresh bakery produce. With this short break package, you can ensure you enjoy a tasty moment of indulgence in a gorgeous city.


Package Price: £350.00 for 2-night stay – (based on dine-in afternoon tea, 1-night option available)


Looking to Discover More?

There’s plenty on the menu for food lovers to discover in Cambridge. A dazzling six Michelin Star restaurants can be found within three miles of the city centre. The only difficulty could be deciding which to visit. But don’t worry: our Your Space team are here to assist you in choosing and booking the ideal meal. Also, make sure to check out popular independent brunch spots like The Old Bicycle Shop or Scott’s All Day. Additionally, gourmets must leave room for an ice-cream from Jack’s Gelato. Two shops serve scoops in bold, delicious flavours which have previously included cinnamon toast, Japanese whiskey and Cambridge fig. You can even try suggesting your own flavour here!


Whatever your tastes, Cambridge is a marvellous destination for a short break. Our packages aim to help guests create treasured memories in the thriving city we call home. Furthermore, our team has a wealth of local knowledge they’re happy to share. So, no matter what you want for from your Cambridge stay, we’d love to make it happen.

If you’re interested in our short break packages or would like more information about staying with Your Space, please do get in touch.

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