CAMCard

CAMCard

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    The CAMCard
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    Punting on the Cam

The CAMCard is issued free to all alumni who have matriculated and studied at Cambridge, instantly identifying you as a member of the University.

What is the CAMCard?

The CAMCard is your official alumni card; with it, you and up to three guests can visit Colleges open to visitors without paying an entrance fee. Please note that fewer guests are permitted at Clare and King's (two guests with the CAMCard holder) and St John's and Queens' (one guest only). See College access for more detailed information.

As well as automatic membership to the University Centre, the CAMCard gives you a range of other benefits - explore the map and the topics below to find out more.

Where can I use my CAMCard?

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This map displays the locations around Cambridge which offer a discount to CAMCard holders. Click on a pin to find out more.

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After Miss Julie

CAMCard discount: Concession rates for productions at the ADC Theatre and Corpus Playroom

The ADC Theatre is the liveliest theatre in Cambridge, presenting a vibrant programme of drama, music and comedy. A department of the University of Cambridge, it is also the oldest University playhouse in the country.

Britten Sinfonia at Lunch concerts

CAMCard discount: Discounted ticket prices for Britten Sinfonia's at Lunch concerts in Cambridge - just bring your CAMCard along.

Britten Sinfonia is a bold reimagining of the conventional image of a chamber orchestra, with residencies in London, Saffron Walden, Norwich and at Cambridge University.

DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre - External

CAMCard discount: 20% discount on food and beverages

The Hilton Cambridge City Centre is situated in the very heart of Cambridge and is ideally located for alumni returning to the City.

Inside Fitzwilliam -image by Sir Cam

CAMCard discount: 10% discount for CAMCard holders on all tours and visits

Cambridge Art Tours was set up in 2012 by Sarah Burles (Girton 1984), an art historian and museum educator. It offers private tours of the Fitzwilliam Museum as well as a termly programme of tours and visits to other museums.

Cambridge Bike Tours Logo

CAMCard discount: 20% discount on City and Grantchester bike tours

Discover parts of Cambridge that you didn't see as a student, or take your family on a tour when you visit the city.

Cambridge Cookery logo

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on cookery classes, team building and away days, daily café menu and wine.

Cambridge Cookery and Bistro is both an award-winning cookery school and a café–bistro, based in Cambridge.

Cambridge University Press bookshop

CAMCard discount: 20% discount on all Press printed books

Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge. Granted letters patent by Henry VIII in 1534, it is the world's oldest publishing house, and the second largest university press.

University Centre bar stools

CAMCard discount: 10% discount at the bar

Cambridge Wine Merchants run the bar on the ground floor of the Cambridge University Centre, just off Mill Lane, and CAMCard holders get 10% off drinks 

Clip 'n Climb Cambridge

CAMCard discount: Adults climb for £13.00 (discount of £5 per climber)

The amazing Clip ‘n Climb Experience!

Where climbing centre meets theme park, experience 20 unique climbing challenges that twist, turn, light and excite.

Clip 'n Climb is suitable for everyone from 4 years upwards and is the ultimate fun and healthy activity for you to enjoy with your friends and family.

Cotswold store front

CAMCard discount: 10% discount on all purchases

Multi-award winning Cotswold Outdoor opened their Cambridge store in 2010. Stocking a huge range of outdoor clothing and equipment, they cater for all outdoor pursuits.

Double Tree Hilton bar area

CAMCard discount: 10% discount on accommodation

Experience Cambridge’s riverside retreat! The only city centre hotel overlooking the River Cam, DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre is a 4-star venue offering stylish accommodation and delicious dining in a unique, central setting. 

Dush Exterior with punt

CAMCard discount: 25% discount on food and drinks at the Riverside Brasserie

Surrounded by the historic sights of Cambridge, the DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre Riverside Brasserie is situated in an enviable position on the banks of the River Cam.

The Endellion String Quartet

CAMCard discount: 2-4-1 tickets for Endellion String Quartet Concerts in Cambridge

The Endellion String Quartet is the University of Cambridge's Quartet in Residence. Enjoy one of their Cambridge concerts at the West Road Concert Hall.

Heffers logo

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on recordings and on purchases of new or second hand books

Heffers is part of the Blackwell group and the CAMCard discount is also available in Blackwell's in Oxford and in the group's 50 stores across the UK.

DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre - External

CAMCard discount: 15 percent discount off the best available room rate

The Hilton Cambridge City Centre is situated in the very heart of Cambridge and is ideally located for alumni returning to the City.

Hotel Felix

CAMCard discount: Special accommodation rates apply, for the full details see description.

Hotel Felix is a four star boutique hotel set in tranquil grounds, just a short drive from central Cambridge. This Victorian villa is a fusion of classical elegance and contemporary chic and has gained a formidable reputation for serving seasonally-inspired Modern British food.

Madingley Hall

CAMCard discount: 20% discount on course fees when booking courses at ICE. This Includes Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, as well as day schools, weekends, weekly classes and online courses, and summer programmes.

Continue your Cambridge education from anywhere in the world! The Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) provides a discount for all alumni on their online courses.

La Raza Cocktail

CAMCard discount: 25% discount on food and beverages*

La Raza is a warm and welcoming basement bar & tapas restaurant – the perfect place to kick back and unwind.

Row of Cambridge students at Crag talk

CAMCard discount: £100 discount on 2020 Summer courses and student price for Study Days

Literature Cambridge provides top-quality literature courses in Cambridge taught by University academics.

Seafood Goan curry

CAMCard discount: 25% discount on the à la carte menu

The Loch Fyne Seafood & Grill in Cambridge is located in the heart of the city, opposite the Fitzwilliam Museum, and this former pub still retains its charm.

Secret Agent Winners

CAMCard discount: 15% off Escape rooms bookings

We dare you to try to beat the most exciting hour in Cambridge!

Fancy yourself as a tomb raider? A rocket scientist? A stone-cold secret agent? You'll need your wits, up to five team-mates and a good dose of courage to defeat our Escape Rooms. You'll have just one hour to find the clues, solve the puzzles and make your escape - will you make it out in time?

Madingley Hall

CAMCard discount: Special accommodation rates from £60 per night

Coming back to Cambridge for business or pleasure? Madingley Hall offers University alumni special rates on accommodation.

MillWorks water wheel

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on food (on tables of up to 4 people). Tables larger than 4 receive a proportional discount, i.e. 7.5% off food for a table of 8.

MillWorks, is a historic Cambridge mill re-energised into an eclectic modern brasserie; Brunch. Lunch. Dinner.

Podarok inside of shop

CAMCard discount: 10% discount plus free giftwrapping on production of your CAMCard in store.

Podarok is an independent gift shop located in the heart of the city centre on Bene’t Street. With shops in both Cambridge and Oxford, Podarok is fast becoming a one stop shop for gifts that are unique and carefully crafted.

Scudamores punting on the CAM

CAMCard discount: 20% off standard self-hire punting rates for the College Backs and Grantchester routes on in person bookings with the production of a CAMCard. Additional discounts available when booking self-hire punts online.

Founded in 1910, Scudamore's is Cambridge's oldest and most renowned punting company.

SmokeWorks Cambridge

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on food (on tables of up to 4 people). Tables larger than 4 receive a proportional discount, i.e. 7.5% off food for a table of 8.

In the heart of Cambridge, SmokeWorks has smoked, pulled, brined and seasoned classic BBQ food and paired it with beer, bourbon and milkshakes.

Exterior of SmokeWorks on Station Road

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on food (on tables of up to 4 people). Tables larger than 4 receive a proportional discount, i.e. 7.5% off food for a table of 8.

SmokeWorks Station Road is the 2nd SmokeWorks in Cambridge, a Big Brother to the BBQ restaurant on Free School Lane.

St John's Chop House exterior

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on food (on tables of up to 4 people). Tables larger than 4 receive a proportional discount, i.e. 7.5% off food for a table of 8.

The St. John's Chop House produces classic British dishes and stocks Cambridge real ale from the cask. The 17th Century brick building, with its fireplaces, beams and natural age, perfectly supports the concept.

Tabouche during the day

CAMCard discount: 25% discount on drinks*

Ta Bouche is a friendly, busy café-bar, famous for its vibrant alfresco area, located in Market Passage, in the centre of Cambridge.

Cambridge Chop House exterior

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on food (on tables of up to 4 people). Tables larger than 4 receive a proportional discount, i.e. 7.5% off food for a table of 8.

The Cambridge Chop House on King's Parade is a restaurant in a fantastic central location with superb views over King's College.

Restaurant exterior

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on food (on tables of up to 4 people). Tables larger than 4 receive a proportional discount, i.e. 7.5% off food for a table of 8.

The Cock sits aside the Great Ouse river in the quaint village of Hemingford Grey. This cosy pub and restaurant is National Pub of the Year 2019 (Good Pub Guide) and has won Cambridgeshire Dining Pub of the Year a number of times.

The pub serves local real ales in comfortable, humble surroundings. Meanwhile the restaurant serves award-winning English and European food. Try fresh fish from the daily board, succulent steaks or The Cock’s homemade sausages, a much-loved signature dish.

The Crown & Punchbowl (exterior)

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on food (on tables of up to 4 people). Tables larger than 4 receive a proportional discount, i.e. 7.5% off food for a table of 8.

The Crown & Punchbowl in Horningsea is a newly refurbished pub and restaurant with nine guest rooms. Just three miles north east of Cambridge off Junction 34 of the A14, five minutes by car from the Cambridge Business and Science Parks and a lovely 30 minute walk along the river into Cambridge city centre.

Graffiti Dessert

CAMCard discount: 10% discount off food on tables of up to 8 people, available Sunday – Thursday (tables must be booked in advance).

Boasting a two rosette award, this Cambridge restaurant serves delicious, inventive, modern British cuisine.

Outside view

CAMCard discount: £130 single and £155 twin/double per night (inc VAT)

The Møller Centre offers quality residential accommodation within a world-class leadership development and conference centre, set in the beautiful grounds of Churchill College.

Double room - The Tamburlaine

CAMCard discount: 10% discount on hotel accommodation, 15% discount on food and beverage at the hotel

The Tamburlaine is a stunning and elegant hotel in an ideal location close to the centre of Cambridge.

Front of Three Horse Shoes

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on food (on tables of up to 4 people). Tables larger than 4 receive a proportional discount, i.e. 7.5% off food for a table of 8.

The Three Horseshoes is nestled in an idyllic village just 3 miles from Cambridge city centre. Voted Cambridgeshire Dining Pub of the Year for 2018, the restaurant serves hearty, comforting dishes, a fresh fish board and plenty of options for vegetarians.

The Tickell Arms front of building

CAMCard discount: 15% discount on food (on tables of up to 4 people). Tables larger than 4 receive a proportional discount, i.e. 7.5% off food for a table of 8.

The Tickell Arms is a newly refurbished pub and restaurant in the heart of Whittlesford and is the latest edition to the Cambscuisine family of restaurants which includes The Cambridge Chop House and St John's Chop House.

Exterior at night - University Arms

CAMCard discount: 10% discount on Cosy, Classic Queen and Classic King rooms

Situated in the heart of Cambridge, University Arms which was re-created in 2018 by architect John Simpson and interior designer Martin Brudnizki.