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This grassy square is the scene for several local fairs and serves as a favorite recreation area during the summer for rounders games, cricket matches, football games and evening drinks.
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Parkside, Cambridge CB1 1JF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few people were out on the river punting on this cold winter Sunday. The trees had lost most of their leaves and young children took delight in kicking them along the wide paths. It's great to see loads of people walking the common land,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank machinmad
Reviewed 29 October 2018

I have known this place for many years. Compared with many urban parks this is rather 'sterile'. It's main offering is some grass to sit or lie on in summer and the occasional event. It is featureless and would be enhanced by peripheral ornamental planting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank simono1958
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I used to play around in Parker’s Piece when I was studying at Cambridge many years ago. Revisited as I was staying at the newly re-opened Cambridge University Arms. An ok park, but nothing special.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OAH_1982
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I really like Parker's Piece. It is expansive and has nice sidewalks throughout. It's a pleasant stroll through the park, watching couples picnic and kids play. Sometimes there are small festivals happening which make it more bustling.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SaraBourque
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A lovely park near the middle of Cambridge. Interesting little pavillion. Great for a picnic and to watch the cricket.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pam D
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This wonderful green space, central to town and facilities is a great resource for democracy...a rallying point for many a gathering, rally, demonstration and speech: the peoples place!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank hungryveganfamily
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This superb park remains as a beauty of Cambridge having little changed since I came across it for my first time nearly 62 years ago. Really superb but much busier now.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JAA_MK
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Always incredibly busy during hot, summer days and the perfect place to gather with the disposable BBQ, drink and enjoy the brilliant weather currently. Also, pleasant just to sit back and watch the occasional cricket match which takes place close to the pavilion.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gregwilson09
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A lovely open space to enjoy the beauties of Cambridge. In the heart of Cambridge, Parkers Piece is easily accessible and available to all.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 837chloeb
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Always lots of people using this wide open space. Don't forget to take a look at the "Reality Checkpoint" light post at the intersection of the paths in the middle of the park!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Glen M
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