Your one stop guide to Cambridge

Internet access in Cambridge, for free or with a hourly charge

Internet cafes
Cambridge Online City internet access points
Cambridge Women's Resources Centre
Learning Centres
Computer Learning in Cambridge (CLIC)


Most Cambridgeshire libraries have several computers for public use.

Cambridge has the following libraries within the city: Arbury Court Library
Arbury Ct CB4 2JQ Cherry Hinton Library
High St, Cherry Hinton CB1 9HZ
Barnwell Road Library
Barnwell Rd CB5 8RQ Milton Road Library
Ascham Rd CB4 2BD
Cambridge Central Library
7 Lion Yard CB2 3QD Rock Road Library
69 Rock Rd CB1 7UG
For information about libraries call 0845-045 5225

Using library computers

You need your library card barcode and PIN to access the internet
Using the Internet for information searching is free of charge but may be restricted to one hour per day
Printing is available (at a charge)
Children's Computers

Most libraries have at least one computer reserved for the use of children
Children do not need a PIN to access the internet
Restrictions are in place on the designated children's PCs - customers are discouraged from accessing any sites other than those selected by library staff
Children are permitted up to 3 free A4 printouts for homework materials where there is no suitable book available

Internet cafes/venues with internet access

CB1 32 Mill Road CB1 2AD 01223 576306
CB2 5-7 Norfolk Street CB1 2LD 01223-508503
International Telecom Centre, 2 Wheeler Street CB2 3QB 01223 357358
Budget Internet Cafe 30 Hills Rd CB2 1LA 01223 464625
Jaffa Internet Cafe 22 Mill Rd CB1 2AD 01223 308380
Vaults 14a Trinity St CB2 1TB 01223506090
The Kingston Arms, 33 Kingston Street CB1 2NU 01223 319414 (wireless internet access)
Regus House, 1010 Cambourne Business Park CB3 6DP 01223 597888
Starbucks, 18 Market Street CB2 3PA 01223 328575 (wireless internet access)
Starbucks, 25 Fitzroy Street CB1 1ER 01223 356823 (wireless internet access)
Wicken Cybercafe, Cambridge Community Church, C3 Centre, 14 Alpha Terrace, Trumpington CB2 2HT 01223 844415

WiFi enabled pubs in Cambridge, UK

Elm Tree (free)

Kingston Arms (free)

The Pickeral (pay for access)

Access points can be found at:

Addenbrookes Hospital (Outpatients), Hills Road CB2 2QQ
82 Akeman Street 01223 508150
Buchan Street Neighbourhood Centre, 6 Buchan Street, Kings Hedges CB4 2XF 01223 508149
Cambridge Ethnic Community Forum, 62-64 Victoria Road CB4 3DU 01223 315877
Centre at St Paul's, Hills Road CB2 1JP 01223 576899
Citizen's Advice Bureau, 72/74 Newmarket Road CB5 8DZ 01223 222660
City Housing Office at Cherry Hinton Road, 89 Cherry Hinton Road CB1 7BS 01223 458310
East Barnwell Community Centre, Newmarket Road (by Barnwell Road) CB5 8RS 01223 211945
Fawcett Primary School, Alpha Terrace, Trumpington CB2 2HS 01223 576431
Meadows Community Centre, St Catharine's Road CB4 3XJ 01223 508140
Newton Cucumber Youth Centre @ The Meadows 01223 508145
Romsey Mill Community Centre, Hemingford Road CB1 3BZ 01223 213162
St Andrews CofE Junior School, Community Wing, Nuffield Road CB4 1TF 01223 508146
These access points only serve their member groups:

Cambridge Council for Voluntary Services, Llandaff Chambers, 2 Regent Street CB2 1AX
For use by members of voluntary sector groups

Cambridge Women's Resources Centre (CWRC)

The Internet Access Point at CWRC is available to all women who want to begin using the Internet or improve their existing skills.

Hooper Street CB1 2NZ 01223 321148

Learning Centres

Learning Centres offer free IT Taster sessions and a range of online courses. There are two in Cambridge:

Arbury Court Learning Centre
Cambridge Central Library Learning Centre
Cambridge Online City
Use the internet and email for free in a Cambridge Online City internet access point.

Book your session by phoning or dropping in. They also offer free personal internet tutorials and an online tutorial.

Computer Learning in Cambridge (CLIC)

Offers free one-to-one and small group basic tutorials at a number of sites across the city of Cambridge, including libraries.

Tutorials take place at

Barnwell Road Library
Cherry Hinton Library
Milton Road Library
Rock Road Library
Please note that all sessions must be booked in advance. Please phone Cambridge Central Library Learning Centre on 01223 712184 to make your appointment.

These sessions last about 50 minutes and comprise a one-to-one session with one of CLIC's tutors who are skilled at helping people with little or no previous experience of using computers, to feel comfortable in their learning.



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