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Come Home to Cambridge and be spoiled for choice for things to do.

Take a walk in a park, a boat on a lake, a row on a river, a ride in the countryside, a tour to Hobbiton, a cruise in a glow worm cave, a coffee in a cafe, a browse in a boutique, a day at a market, a party to an event, and in the evening a rest in a B&B – Come Home to Cambridge.

Cambridge is blessed with trees, parks and gardens that provide a stunning palette of colours as the seasons change. There is a host of public and private gardens from the grand to the intimate where visitors can enjoy a picnic, a quiet stroll, celebrate a wedding or hold a major event.

Cambridge is also well-suited to those who enjoy a walk or cycle ways - either for a gentle ride or to compete against the world's best cyclists. In 2013, Cambridge became the National Home of Cycling for all four disciplines of the sport - indoor, road, BMX and mountain biking - with the world class international Avantidrome velodrome

Cambridge also has two of the country's most beautiful waterways and exciting water activities - the 'Mighty' Waikato River and Lake Karapiro with swimming, rowing, kayaking, jet boating, skiing, cruising and fishing available to all within minutes of the town centre.

Cambridge is the Equine Capital of New Zealand with some of the world's best racehorses have been bred here while many thoroughbred and standardbred trainers are based in the district. Enjoy a pleasant drive through the countryside and admire to admire these stud farms, book a stud tour, view and early morning training session or spend a night at the harness races.

Cambridge is just 21.5km or an 18 minute drive from the world famous Hobbiton where you can enjoy a tour of The Lord of the Rings(LOTR) and now Hobbiton set used in Sir Peter Jackson's Hobbit movies of J.R.R Tolkien's epic stories.

Cambridge is also less than an hour's drive from one of New Zealand's most popular tourist destinations, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, where visitors enter the caves by boat, gently gliding beside stalactite and stalagmite formations and getting close up to the wonder of glow worms.

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