Granchester Meadows

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Oh my goodness, I don’t even know where to begin with this discovery. It was the first really warm day of the year (over 70 on Saturday and up to 80 the following day), and I was feeling really sad about being so far away from the beach (about ~2 hours for an ok, but not great, beach). Regardless, there was no way I was going to spend any of the day indoors. We decided to bike on the outskirts of Cambridge to a tea garden that we found online. The twist in this story: the tea garden ended up not having any seating available, BUT it was right next to these incredible, riverfront meadows.

A little post-trip research informed me that the area is known as the Grantchester Meadows. There were HUNDREDS of people there that day. Everyone brings giant blankets, coolers, grills, boats, bathing suits, kites, tents, games. Substitute sand for grass, and it’s just like being at the beach!

We loved it here so much that we stayed for hours. The next day, we came back – this time with a blanket, books, and Prosecco. If you’re trying to find me any day in the next few weeks: look here first. 

One response to “Granchester Meadows”

  1. Ever watched the ITV series of the same name?


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