There are many nature-related attractions close to Downing College. Take a look at the list below for some of the best places to visit.
Jacobean-style house with gardens and a working water mill.
40 acres of beautiful gardens and glasshouses.
Over 300 acres, with quiet recreational opportunities within a farm environment.
A long-distance walking route using fenland rights of way linking the historic centres of Ely and Cambridge.
Probably the oldest road in Britain, this 170-mile trail covers six counties and is open to walkers, horse-riders and cyclists.
A 9-mile cycleway developed by the National Trust.
Passing through the Gog Magog Hills and the valley of the River Granta, this circular walk follows the route once marched by Roman legions.
A tranquil open space offering over 8 miles of wonderful walks through mature woods, meadows and chalk grassland areas.
one of Europe’s most important wetlands, with more than 8,500 species, including a spectacular array of plants, birds and dragonflies.
A working estate guided by the seasons with an impressive mansion and home farm.