Getting Here

The David Parr House
184/186 Gwydir Street
If you have booked a tour please ring the bell of 184 Gwydir Street, our Visitor Centre, when you arrive.

On Foot

The house is located just off Mill Road, a 20-minute walk from the centre of Cambridge and a 10-minute walk from the station (see the ‘rail’ section below for directions from the station). You could also combine your trip to the David Parr House with a walking tour of Cambridge taking you past the beautiful buildings that David Parr and F R Leach worked on. Find out more about our free walking tour here.

By Bike

The David Parr House is a 10-minute cycle ride from the city centre. Bike racks are located opposite the house or on the Mill Road side of Gwydir Street car park.

By Bus

The No. 2 bus from the city centre (Emmanuel Street, stop E3) runs along Mill Road. It takes only five minutes to arrive at the Gwydir Street stop. View Stagecoach live departures here.

By Rail

There are regular trains to Cambridge from London Kings Cross and Norwich as well as from across the country. Once you arrive, it takes only ten minutes to walk to The David Parr House.

Directions exit the station, walk right across the taxi area and through the car park, pass under the cycle bridge, then turn right on to Devonshire Road. Walk to the junction, and turn left on to Mill Road. Cross at the first set of traffic lights into Gwydir Street. The house is 100m on the right. Here is a video to help you find your way.

By Car

For sat-nav directions use the postcode: CB1 2LW. Please note that you can only access Gwydir Street by car from the Mill Road end.

Parking: paid parking is available for two hours in Gwydir Street car park,which is about 50m from the David Parr House. Payment is by ‘Just Park’ which is an online service. You can pay by card but cash payments are not accepted. If you would like to park for longer than two hours then we suggest the Queen Anne Terrace car park, which is a 10-minute walk along Mill Road.

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