5 Things to Do in Cambridge this Summer

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5 Things to Do in Cambridge this Summer 2017

Written by Tracey Dean

This month sees the start of the six-week summer holidays and Cambridge has a range of activities to keep children of all ages entertained. Here are our top picks of what’s on in Cambridge this summer:

Ice-cream Making Class in Cambridge 

Dates: 29 July – 5 August


The award-winning Cambridge Cookery School based off of Hills Road is holding fun packed gelato making classes for both children and teenagers, the perfect activity for a hot summer’s day. They will not want to miss learning how to make this mouthwatering Italian delight and sampling their delicious creations!

To book: www.cambridgecookeryschool.com

Outdoor Theatre show of The Wind in the Willows

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2017

Milton Country Park plays host to the ultimate outdoor theatre experience with a production of the classic tale of The Wind in the Willows. Be wowed by the colourful costumes and wonderful music as you watch the loveable characters entertain you on this heartwarming adventure.

To book: www.immersiontheatre.co.uk/the-wind-in-the-willows

A Trip to Clip and Climb, Cambridge 

If your children are climbing the walls at home this summer why not take them to Cambridge’s fantastic climbing centre?  It features 20 exciting climbing challenges and is suitable for children over four years old.  Be sure to book in advance for this in demand activity at:


An Adventure at Summer at the Museums

Dates: From Saturday 22 July to Sunday 3 September

The popular ‘Summer at the Museums’ events are taking place again this year at a variety of locations around Cambridge. There are plenty of interesting and adventurous activities to keep children of all ages intrigued and entertained. Look out for the What’s On Guide available online and from participating venues.


Outdoor Swimming and Splash Pads, Cambridge 

Take the children to cool off from the hot summer weather at the Jesus Green outdoor swimming pool that’s open until Sunday 17 September 2017.  You can also find fantastic splash pads with sprinklers and fountains where the little ones will love to play and cool off at the Abbey, Coleridge and Kings Hedges Recreation Ground.


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