About us

Great Days Out In & Around Cambridge (GDO) is a consortium of the top visitor attractions in the region, which includes stately homes, historic gardens, museums, nature reserves and wildlife parks, all within an hour’s drive of the historic city of Cambridge.

The 14 Great Days Out attractions collectively welcome over 2.2million visitors through their doors every year. As a group, we work together and use our knowledge and experience to enhance the visitor experience and offer exciting and memorable days out in and around the Cambridge area. Each one of our attractions has something unique to see or experience from Renoir paintings to folklore memorabilia, WWII spitfires to rocket science, medieval knights to modern day war heroes, Bengal tiger to wild konik ponies, landscape gardens to wildflower meadows, historical flour mill to Chinese temple and horse racing yards to celebrated country houses.

We hope you enjoy your visit to the region and we look forward to welcoming you to these very special places.

You can follow us on Twitter & Facebook to keep updated with the news and events at all of our attractions.

The Great Days Out team

The location of our attractions

1: Audley End House & Gardens
2: Cambridge American Cemetery
3: Cambridge Science Centre
4: Cambridge University Botanic Gardens
5: Discover Newmarket
6: Ely Cathedral / The Stained Glass Museum
7: IWM Duxford
8: Kettle’s Yard
9: National Heritage Centre for Horseracing
10: Shepreth Wildlife Park
11: The Fitzwilliam Museum
12: Wicken Fen
13: Wimpole Estate
14: Wrest Park