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Jesus College

Jesus Ln., Cambridge CB5 8BL, England
+44 1223 339339
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Fabulous grounds

This college gave me 'college envy'- fabulous grounds, delightful new bar, great dinners. What a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sanjeevaus
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Free to enter and a beautiful college to enjoy!

We studied at Jesus so might be a bit partial here. The most recent visit was to see the daffodils... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
M R
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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One of the colleges of Cambridge University that was built on the site of a 12th-century nunnery, and which today features spacious grounds and a pretty 16th-century cloister court.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Jesus Ln., Cambridge CB5 8BL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This college gave me 'college envy'- fabulous grounds, delightful new bar, great dinners. What a treat.

Thank sanjeevaus
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We studied at Jesus so might be a bit partial here. The most recent visit was to see the daffodils on second court which are truly spectacular! We then sat on the cricket green and enjoyed the sunshine while our toddler ran around without any...More

Thank M R
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had the opportunity to visit the college for a special event. The grounds were lovely. It as a wonderful place to have a quiet stroll.

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This Cambridge College has some of th best grounds and gardens in Cambridge. The permenant sculptures are a delight and quite fun to find. The new Roost Cafe is as good as any Costa but insuch lovely surrounds it is hard to beat.

Thank hugobrown
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

As a student here, it is rumoured that if you get caught riding the statues horse in the quad then you will be expelled. I can't speak to getting caught, but I definitely had a fun time sneaking in with some friends and riding the...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Interesting entrance. Lovely grounds and gardens. Grand hall and library. Do visit the chapel which is splendid.

Thank Chivesdiners
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We came here for a business dinner and found the staff lovely and attentive. The food was wonderful and excitingly presented. They offer an extensive range of wines and champagne too. All this set in a brilliantly decorated private dinning room made for a really...More

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were fortunate enough to stay in the residence (Library Court) for three nights during a visit to Cambridge. While this college is not nearly as well known as others, it is quite beautiful and peaceful. The grounds are lovely. Our room was very comfortable....More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Beautiful, steeped in history. The pavilion has a thatched roof! Worth looking round, but won't let the dog in.

Thank aragornsmum
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Our daughter studied here over five years ago so went back with her to look around the grounds again.It has beautiful grounds, the "horse" is still in position. The college is a couple of minutes walk from the centre of town, on Jesus Lane, a...More

Thank shazzer
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