Cambridge (EGSC)

Airport information

Nearest town: Cambridge (1.7m), Cambridgeshire.

PPR: Yes

ICAO: EGSC

Phone: 01223 373 213 (ATC); 01223 373 737 (Switchboard).

Website: www.marshallaerospace.com, Wikipedia entry

Runway: 1965m x 46m, Concrete; 899m x 35m, Grass; 699m x 35m, Grass.

Opening times: Mon-Fri 0730-2000; Sat & Sun 0800-1900 (Summer – March to October UTC +1; Winter – November to February UTC).

Fuel: JET A48 (with anti-ice additive), AVGAS 100LL.

AIP plates and airport diagram

Airport map

Airport services

  • Handling: Cambridge Airport Handling (01223 373 214).
  • Taxi: 08453 886 214
  • Car Hire: Cambridge area branches include Avis (08706 086 327), Europcar (01223 233 644), and National (1223 365 438).
  • Nearest railway stations: Cambridge 3m.
  • Passenger facilities: Hotels in nearby Cambridge. Restaurant. Banks in Cambridge. Post office 0.5 mile. Company first aid and a hospital (3 miles). Customs and immigration.
  • Flying schools: Cambridge Aero Club (01223 373 717, www.cambridgeaeroclub.com).

Pubs

  • The Hole in the Wall, 2 High St., Cambridge (01223 812 282, www.the-holeinthewall.com). Set in a 15th century inn heated by open fires. This gastropub also uses seasonal and traceable ingredients in classical ways to produce traditional British dishes.
  • The Three Horseshoes, High St., Cambridge (01954 210 221). Housed in a thatched inn with a snug, fire-warmed bar. Seasonal, Italian food.
  • The Elm Tree, Orchard Street, Cambridge (08719 170 007). Given its fantastic real ale and Belgian range, easily one of the top 10 specialist beer pubs in the UK.

Restaurants

  • 22 Chesterton Road, 22 Chesterton Rd., Cambridge (01223 351 880, www.restaurant22.co.uk). Converted Victorian house with a distinctive dining room and a monthly-changing classical menu of French-influenced dishes
  • Midsummer House, Midsummer Common, Cambridge (01223 369 299, www.midsummerhouse.co.uk). Idyllic location beside the River Cam, with conservatory dining and a Mediterranean menu.
  • Phoenix, 20 The Green, Cambridge (01223 233 766). Popular Chinese restaurant in former pub on the village green serving plenty of Peking and Szechuan favourites.

Hotels

  • Hotel du Vin Cambridge, Trumpington Street, Cambridge (01223 227 330, www.hotelduvin.com). Housed in a building dating back in part to medieval times, this unique luxury boutique hotel also features a French style Bistro serving a sumptuous menu of European cuisine.
  • Bedford Lodge Hotel & Restaurant, Bury Road, Newmarket, Suffolk (01638 663 175, www.bedfordlodgehotel.co.uk). Named as Suffolk Hotel of the Year 2006-2007, this country house is set among three acres of secluded gardens just 20 minutes from the centre of Cambridge.

Golf courses

  • Menzies Cambridge Hotel and Golf Club, A14 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge (01954 780 098, www.menzies-hotels.co.uk/golf/cambridge). Just 5m outside Cambridge featuring a four-star hotel.
  • The Gog Magog Golf Club, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge (01223 247 626, www.gogmagog.co.uk). Standing high and dry on the chalk hills since 1899.
  • Girton Golf Club, Dodford Lane, Girton, Cambridge (01223 276 169, www.club-noticeboard.co.uk/girton/index.htm). Laid out by a PGA professional in 1936, the 18th which is one of the longest par fives in the county.

Activities

  • Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Cory Lodge, Bateman Street, Cambridge (01223 336 265, www.botanic.cam.ac.uk). Displays over 8,000 different plant species in 40 acres of beautiful landscapes.
  • Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge (01223 332 900, www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk). The art museum of Cambridge University, described as “the finest small museum in Europe.”
  • St John’s College, Cambridge (01223 338 600, www.joh.cam.ac.uk). A Tudor College founded by the mother of Henry VII. The annual Cambridge and Oxford boat race began here in 1829.
  • Cambridge Chauffeur Punts, Silver Street, Cambridge (01223 354 164, http://www.punting-in-cambridge.co.uk). Offers chauffeured punting, self hire punting, guided river tours and much more.

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