Beyond the City Local Attractions

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  • Fitzwilliam Museum fine museum crammed with antiquities
  • Punting floating gently along the "Backs" of the colleges
  • Cambridge University breathtaking architecture
  • King's College Chapel fabulous fan vaulting and stained glass
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  • Hyde Hall 360-acre Royal Horticultural Society gardens
  • Chelmsford Cathedral cathedral with a needle-like spire
  • Chelmsford Museum has the fine Tunstill collection of glasses
  • Essex Police Museum try fingerprinting and wearing handcuffs
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  • Leigh Library a former rectory standing on cliffs above the town
  • National Nature Reserve estuary birds and wide tidal flats
  • Our Lady of Lourdes bells ring out the Ave Maria every hour
  • St Clements Church church dating from around 1400
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  • Canterbury Cathedral magnificent medieval cathedral
  • St Augustine's Abbey abbey ruins dedicated to St Augustine
  • Museum of Canterbury with Rupert Bear Museum
  • Herne Bay traditional English seaside magic
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  • Royal Pavilion exotic pleasure palace for a prince
  • Brighton Pier Britain's finest Victorian pier, fun all year round
  • Brighton Marina 1,600 berths in the UK's largest marina
  • The Lanes a shopper's paradise of independent shops and boutiques
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  • Windsor Castle royal castle high on a chalk cliff
  • Legoland amusement park built from tiny bricks
  • Eton College public school founded in 1440 by Henry VI
  • Savill Garden delightful 1930s woodland garden