Discovering Cambridge

Experience a city that has inspired some of history’s greatest thinkers − from Darwin and Hawking to Franklin and Plath.

Stroll through cobbled streets, surrounded by medieval architecture; explore inspiring museums and relax in tranquil riverside parks, as you explore this historic city during your two-week summer course.

Take a guided City Tour, punt on the River Cam through the world-famous Cambridge University grounds and experience dining in a College, all as part of our busy illuminate extra-curricular programme.

How close to Cambridge city centre will I be?

Our boarding accommodation at Mary Ward House and illuminate Summer School are within a 15-minute walk of Cambridge city centre.

How long does it take to get to Cambridge from the airport?

  • London Stansted - 35 minutes
  • London Luton - 55 minutes
  • London Heathrow - 1 hour 20 minutes

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How much time will I have to explore Cambridge?

illuminate Summer Courses balance inspiring academic study, with educational visits both within Cambridge and further afield.

Every afternoon, evening and at the weekend, a busy extra-curricular summer programme includes time dedicated to exploring Cambridge, including a formal City Tour and organised activities like punting, as well as time for shopping, visiting museums and other key city attractions.

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Dates & Fees
Dates & Fees

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