Everything you need to know

If you’re gearing up to take on the trail and hunt down our gentle giants, here’s everything you need to know about Cambridge Standing Tall

Cambridge Standing Tall App screenshots

Download the App

Get the official Cambridge Standing Tall app, and be in with the chance of unlocking some fantastic rewards when you collect some of the sculptures!  

Look out for the four-digit codes on the plaques and collect all the giraffes!   

You can also:  

  • Vote for your favourite  
  • Add your photos to the gallery 
  • Count how many steps you’ve taken with the in-built pedometer 

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play

 

Experiencing issues with the app? Get support here.

 

How to find the sculptures

From 21st March pick up a map at one of our trail hubs: 

  • Hilton Cambridge City Centre 
  • Cambridge BID Ambassadors at Peas Hill or CB1 near train station 
  • Gonville Hotel  
  • Heffers Bookstore  
  • Break shop, Sawston 
  • Storey’s Field Centre Eddington 
  • Novotel Cambridge North 
Some of our sculptures are hiding out indoors! Be sure to check the venue website for opening times.

Download digital map

Getting there

Getting to Cambridge

By train: Thameslink, Greater Anglia or Great Northern all operate trains into Cambridge.  

By bus: Buses to and from the bus station near the city centre serve many local towns and villages. There is also a national coach services stop. cambridge.gov.uk/travel-to-cambridge  

By car: The busway connects 4 Park and Ride sites (Longstanton, St Ives, Trumpington and Madingley Road) with frequent services into Cambridge City Centre. To find out more, visit thebusway.info 

By bicycle: Follow the trail in Britain’s cycling capital on two wheels. Cambridge’s extensive cycling network can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities. 

Getting to Eddington and Cambridge North

Although most of our herd can be found in the city centre some have decided to explore the sights and ventured further afield!  

Why not park up and get these sculpture first, then walk, cycle or take the train or bus into the city centre? 

Eddington 

Eddington is just two miles northwest of Cambridge city centre and is located between Madingley Road, Huntington Road and the M11. Eddington is a neighbourhood with award-winning architecture, state-of-the-art community facilities and plenty of open spaces for you to enjoy. 

Walk or bike: The Ridgeway path for cyclists and pedestrians runs through Eddington connecting to Storey’s Way and Huntingdon Road. Cycling takes about 15-minute cycle from the centre of Cambridge with plenty of cycle parking, and walking is about 45-55 minutes.  

Public transport: There are a number of buses that you can hop on that go from the city centre (20 mins), Cambridge Rail Station and Cambridge North Rail Station (30 mins).  

Plan your trip - https://eddington-cambridge.co.uk/explore/how-to-find-us  

Use the reward from Growth sculpture on the Cambridge Standing Tall App to claim your free Whippet bus ticket.

Cambridge North 

Trains operate every 30 minutes or you can get the bus, or cycle into the city centre. There’s also parking available at Cambridge North Station Car Park.  

The Busway - thebusway.info/index.shtml  

Cycle - cambridgeshire.gov.uk/asset-library/Cambridge-cycle-map-2023.pdf  

Have a question?

Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions on all things Cambridge Standing Tall here.

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Register your interest in attending the auction

Once the Cambridge Standing Tall trail has ended the sculptures will go on to help raise money at auction for those Break support. If you are interested in attending the event and bidding on a sculpture find out more below.

 

Find out more

People sat at the auction
The Giraffle

Enter the GirRaffle to be in with the chance of winning a giraffe-tastic VIP experience! 

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