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Grantchester Town Information

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Cottages in Grantchester - Photo © Glyn Baker
Cottages in Grantchester - Photo: Glyn Baker CCL

A lovely village on the River Cam with a literary history to match, Grantchester was immortalised by the poet Rupert Brooke who lived in the old vicarage well before it was bought by another famous writer, Jeffrey Archer.

Just beyond the village is Byron’s Pool, a romantic spot visited over time by some of Britain’s greatest poets and writers including Byron, Spenser, Milton, Dryden and even Chaucer. In the nearby Church of Trumpington is the second oldest brass in Britain.