Grantchester Meadows

Welcome to Grantchester Meadows, a charming and idyllic tourist attraction located on the outskirts of Cambridge. Renowned for its natural beauty, expansive green spaces and serene atmosphere this picturesque meadowland offers visitors a peaceful retreat and taste of the English countryside.



Things to do in Grantchester

Explore the quaint village of Grantchester in Cambridge, where you can unwind with delightful riverside walks, indulge in traditional English tea, and immerse yourself in the area’s rich literary history.

One of the main draws of Grantchester Meadows is the scenic walking routes and cycling trails. Follow the winding paths that lead you through views of the beautiful countryside. Capture the beauty with your camera, take in the fragrant scents of wildflowers, watch the tranquil flow of the river. 

  • Cultural Heritage

Another highlight of the meadows is its rich literary and cultural heritage. This area has been an inspiration for many renowned writers and poets, including Rupert Brooke and Virginia Woolf.

  • Family Friendly activities  

Grantchester Meadows is an excellent spot for picnics and outdoor activities. Spread out a blanket on the grass, unpack your picnic basket and enjoy a meal surrounded by natures beauty. Families can take advantage of the open spaces to play games, fly kites, or even a game of cricket.

Restaurants in Grantchester

Take a look at our top favourite local restaurants and pubs to enjoy in Grantchester!

The Red Lion

This is a must visit destination for those seeking a taste of traditional English pub culture, a glimpse into literary history, and a cozy spot to enjoy delicious food and drinks. Whether you’re looking to unwind with friends, immerse yourself in local culture, the Red Lion is a place where you can create fond memories and enjoy the true essence of British pub culture.

The Rupert Brooke

This charming establishment is named in honour of the renowned English poet, Rupert Brooke. Located in the picturesque village of Grantchester, this pub offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere. With its traditional decor and cosy ambiance, it provides a delightful setting to relax and enjoy a drink or delicious meal.

The Orchard Tea Garden

This is a must visit destination for those seeking a tranquil tea drinking experience in an enchanting setting. Surrounded by beautiful orchards and gardens, visitors can enjoy a peaceful retreat whilst enjoying delicious homemade cakes, traditional scones, and a wide variety of teas.

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