Store Your Luggage Around Cambridge With Bounce
Picturesque Cambridge is most commonly associated with its university, but this city has much more to offer than academia. With stunning architecture, beautiful city parks, a thriving food scene, intriguing museums, and pedestrian-friendly streets, exploring Cambridge is a lovely experience.
Cambridge is easily explored on foot, by bicycle, or on public transportation, none of which are favorable for carting around heavy bags. But your luggage woes don’t have to dampen your experience in Cambridge. Instead, secure short-term luggage storage with Bounce so you can make the most of your visit.
Are you a local looking for somewhere to stash your gym bag while you meet friends for brunch? A visitor fresh-off the bus from London looking to kill time before hotel check-in? Whatever the scenario, Bounce can help by taking your bags off your hands to save you the frustration of carrying them around.
Luggage Storage in Cambridge
Bounce has teamed up with small businesses throughout Cambridge to provide convenient short-term luggage storage to visitors and locals. If you find yourself out and about in Cambridge wishing you could lighten your load, Bounce is standing by to help. Simply locate a Bounce partner nearby, drop your bags, and you’ll be on your way to explore the city.
Cambridge City Guide
Top Things to Do
Cambridge is a delightful city to visit. Whether you’re in town for the day or a whole weekend, you’ll have no problem finding compelling activities to fill your time. From the impressive museum collections to the trendy eateries and hip shopping districts, Cambridge has something for everyone. This handy Cambridge guide will help you make the most of your time in this city.
Cambridge has no shortage of intriguing museums. Whether you’re interested in science, art, history, or something else, you’ll find plenty of fascinating options. Bounce suggests including the following museums on your itinerary.
The Center for Computing History: This interactive museum holds computers from as far back as the 1960s. It’s fascinating to see the evolution of the computer from an enormous device to the compact home computer, to the devices we use nowadays. The exhibits also include gaming consoles and many opportunities to interact with the devices. Kids are sure to love the interactive aspect of the museum, while adults will feel a sense of nostalgia.
Fitzwilliam Museum: If you’re a fan of antiquities, you’ll be intrigued by this collection. You’ll find items from Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, Japan, Korea, among other locations. From paintings to manuscripts, ceramics, weapons, jewelry, armor, and beyond, there are many treasures inside this expansive museum. Large bags are not permitted inside, so arrange short-term luggage storage with a nearby Bounce partner ahead of your visit.
Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery: This beautiful cottage has been converted into a museum housing a large collection of 20th-century art. The cottage is adorned with flower arrangements and pebble collections, as well as paintings by Alfred Wallis. Part of the allure of the museum is the fact that the art is creatively displayed throughout the cottage, making the whole space feel quite homey. There is a cafe on-site too, perfect for enjoying a cup of tea during your visit.
From medieval markets to modern shopping malls, Cambridge has plenty of shopping options. The city is quite walkable, which makes it fun to wander the streets and poke in and out of shops as you go. Bounce recommends indulging your retail therapy at the following destinations.
Market Square: This square has hosted market stalls since the middle ages. Even if you’re not looking for anything in particular, this spot warrants a visit just for the experience of browsing. You’ll encounter everything from books and vinyl to fashion items, plants, fresh produce, goods from local artisans, and so much more. The market takes place Monday through Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm, with Sunday being the biggest day.
Sidney Street: If you love to browse independent shops, you’ll enjoy wandering along Sidney Street. This pedestrian street is home to a collection of indie shops, including bridal boutiques, music shops, record stores, jewelry shops, and more. Whether you’re looking for a high-end keepsake, a gift, or just want to browse, Sidney Street is sure to delight you.
The Lion Yard: On the hunt for a traditional shopping mall experience? The Lion Yard is a modern shopping center housing well-known chains like Luch, Clarks, and many more. The complex also houses a collection of eateries and coffee shops in case you need to fuel up after shopping.
Cambridge has a thriving food scene featuring a range of traditional English specialties along with international cuisines. The best part is, you don’t have to splurge for an upmarket restaurant to have an incredible meal (unless you want to!). From bakeries and food trucks to cafes and lounges, there are many tasty flavors to experience in Cambridge.
Bakeries: Cambridge has no shortage of delectable bakeries where you can sample favorite items like sausage rolls, scones, brownies, Chelsea buns, and much, much more. There are bakeries scattered throughout the city, but Fitzbillies, Norfolk Street Bakery, and The Larder are a few popular spots.
Romsey Neighborhood: Once voted the hippest neighborhood in the UK, this part of town plays host to a range of sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, and trendy eateries. Eat breakfast all day at Black Cat Cafe, enjoy Japanese fare at Ohayo Sushi Bar, and sip cocktails at 196 bar.
Street Food: There are many food trucks within Cambridge serving up delicious offerings. These are most-frequented during lunch hour when office workers seize the opportunity to grab take-away. The locations for each truck vary by the day, but tracking them down is part of the fun. You’ll find trucks specializing in everything from Sri Lankan cuisine to bao, hot wings, churros, and beyond.