If you are driving to Cambridge and planning to stay for the day then the cheapest places to park are at one of the Cambridge Park and Ride services, it is FREE to park, but you do have to pay for the bus to Cambridge city centre.
There are 5 Park and Ride services located on the outskirts of Cambridge to the North, South, East and West. Please note that it is not recommended to leave your cars overnight at the Park and Ride as they have little or no security. There are five park and ride locations around Cambridge, Babraham Road, Madingley Road, Milton, Newmarket Road and Trumpington, further details below:
The Babraham Road site is situated to the south east of Cambridge. From the A1307, coming into Cambridge, take the right exit at the roundabout after the Gog Magog Golf Course onto Cherry Hinton Road. About a quarter of a mile after the roundabout, the second turning on your left is entrance to the Park & Ride site. Babraham Road is the most convenient site if you are coming into the City from the A1307.
The Madingley Road site is situated to the west of Cambridge. The best way of getting to this site is to turn off the M11 at junction 13 whilst heading northbound. From there take the turning towards Cambridge on the A1303. After a short distance you will find the Madingley Road Park & Ride site on your left. Please note that junction 13 cannot be directly reached from the M11 heading south.
The Milton site is located just off the A10 to the south of Butt Lane, near Milton. Milton is ideally situated if you are coming from the A10.
The Newmarket Road site is situated to the east of Cambridge. Exit the A14 at the junction marked towards Stow-cum-Quy and Cambridge. At the end of the slip road is a roundabout. After the roundabout, the Park & Ride is the first turning on the right. Newmarket Road is ideally situated if you are coming in from the A14 westbound.
It takes 15 - 20 minutes to get to Cambridge City Centre. Click the following link for a Newmarket Road Park and Ride timetable or a map of Madingley Road Park and Ride to Newmarket Road Park and Ride Bus Stops.
The Trumpington site is situated to the south of Cambridge on the Hauxton Road. Access to the site is either via a dedicated access lane from junction 11 on the M11. Or a traffic signal controlled junction on Hauxton Road.
It takes 15 - 20 minutes to get to Cambridge City Centre. Click the following link for a Trumpington Park and Ride timetable or a map of Trumpington Park and to Cambridge City Centre Bus Stops.
(Wed 01st Jun, 2016)
Strawberry Fair is a free volunteer run community music, entertainments, arts and crafts fair. The Fair takes place every year in the first week of June and is set in the heart of Cambridge on Midsummer Common.
Cambridge Town & Country Show
(Thu 09th Jun, 2016)
Arena acts will include the famous Richard Savory Sheep Show and Sheepdog display, Birds of Prey display and Kondini ‘The Human Toolbox’. There will be a children’s entertainment marquee with puppet, magic and Punch & Judy shows.
Midsummer Fair & Market
(Thu 23rd Jun, 2016)
The country's oldest fun fair. A great outling, whatever your age with thrilling rides for everyone from little ones upwards! Civic Opening Procession on Wednesday 23 June at 6:30pm.