explore our Local area

There’s a whole load of fun and beautiful things to see and do in the local area, but here’s a handpicked selection of just some of our favourite ones.


We’ve partnered up with Scudamore’s to bring you an exclusive Picnic & Punting package! Enjoy an overnight stay with dinner and a bottle of wine, breakfast and picnic for two followed by one of Scudamore’s award-winning Cambridge punting tours down the River Cam. If you have any questions about this package, or would like to book for groups of 4 or more, please get in touch anytime at bookings@thewatermancambridge.com.


Get some steps in whilst learning about the history of the wonderful city of Cambridge.


Choose your new set of wheels and cycle through the historic centre on a standard, hybrid or electric bike.


From tropical glasshouses to British wild flowers, enjoy the many different areas in the botanic gardens, home to a collection of over 8,000 plant species from all over the world.

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Founded in 1816, this wonderful museum houses a world-renowned collection of over half a million beautiful works of art, masterpiece paintings and historical artefacts.


A must for gin lovers. Recognised as the most innovative distillery in the world, Cambridge Distillery hosts a range of master classes as well as private and walk-in tastings.