The Best Winter Activities in Cambridge

Posted by Madeleine Boldero Rito on 19-Mar-2018 16:26:25

Long, dark nights can often mean our English students feel there’s nothing to do around town, but Cambridge teacher Alexis has found a whole host of enjoyable activities for students in and around Cambridge to do. If you want any more information, come see the Academic team at Stafford House Cambridge!

1. Ice-Skating

Wander down to The North Pole on Parker’s Piece for some winter fun and glide away to your heart’s content, £11.50 for adults.

  • If you are a more serious and daring skater, and the weather conditions are right, try ice-skating in a traditional setting on the Cambridgeshire or Lincolnshire flooded skating cambridge.jpg

2. Football

Football fanatics, go and support the local time while you are in Cambridge. They have home games on the at Cambridge Glass Stadium - £15 for full time students and £20 for adults.

3. Theatre

Pantomimes are a yearly tradition that are quintessentially British and a great way to spend a winter afternoon or evening. There is a vast array of stories to be told over the Christmas season during December and January, from musical comedy, to fairy tales and a Christmas Show. Theatre is a great way to practice your English listening skills as well. In the centre of Cambridge you can watch a pantomime at the Corn Exchange or The Arts Theatre, The Junction or The ADC Theatre. Theatre fanatics can also venture further afield to The Maltings, Ely, Haverhill Arts Centre or Newmarket’s Kings Theatre.

4. Punting

Just because it is cold outside doesn't mean you can't go punting on the Cambridge river! Most of the punting companies open up on nice, crisp days and are happy to give chauffeured punts along the river.

5. King’s College Cambridge


Christmas Carollers, if you haven’t already visited King’s College Chapel, this should be at the top of your Christmas list. Anyone can enjoy these beautifully sung renditions of popular Carols.


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