Category Archives: Cambridgeshire

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire – All Saints’

All Saints’ is in the middle of Cambridge, just across the road from Jesus College – TL 452587 – but, despite living in Cambridge for the first 20 odd years of my life, I can’t recall having visited (though I’m … Continue reading

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Robinson College, Cambridge

  On Thursday 26 January we had a Cambridge day. My wife’s book-buying odyssey started in Waterstone’s (I escaped to the café), and continued to Heffer’s. Then we had a lunch break. Julie went back to Heffer’s and I went for … Continue reading

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Melbourn, Cambridgeshire – All Saints’

We crossed the A10 and entered Melbourn. In our day the A10 was Melbourn’s high street – the bypass has made it a much nicer village. All Saints’ church is at TL382448. I can’t find a website and the Melbourn … Continue reading

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Meldreth, Cambridgeshire – Holy Trinity

We had an overnight trip to Cambridgeshire (Monday 25 January) and went to two villages that mean a lot to us. Let’s start with Meldreth and visit Holy Trinity church TL378468 for an explore. The church has a website  and there … Continue reading

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Clare College, Cambridge

Clare College, Cambridge – website – another gorgeous college, though with slightly less visitors. It also has a longer history – Trinity is a baby in comparison. Clare is the second oldest of the colleges, founded in 1326, and generously … Continue reading

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Trinity College, Cambridge

While my wife spent time in Heffer’s (a bookshop for those of you who don’t know – website) I walked across to Trinity and visited the Chapel. I have a soft spot for Trinity. I remember grandad taking me into the … Continue reading

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Thriplow, Cambridgeshire – St George

When we drove through the village of Thriplow yesterday I had not got the map open and had failed to find the church. My brother reminded me it is a church worth visiting (aren’t they all?), so today we came … Continue reading

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Barrington, Cambridgeshire – All Saints’

Barrington has a huge village green, and the church stands at the east end – TL397499. It is part of a largish benefice – http://www.beneficeorwell.co.uk/index.php?pageid=466. I have never seen a web page directed at those of us visiting; food, accommodation … Continue reading

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Foxton, Cambridgeshire – St Laurence

As a teenager I cycled many miles and tried to visit every church within a 10 mile radius of home in Barton. On this holiday we are driving up and down the M11, and have had time to come off … Continue reading

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Perry Baptist Church, Cambridgeshire

OK, this one is a bit personal. Perry is village in Cambridgeshire (Huntingdonshire as was), just west of the A1, on the banks of Grafham Water. It was originally two hamlets, East Perry and West Perry, on the parish boundary … Continue reading

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