Retire in Cambridge, England
Last updated on Mar 05, 2023
Summary: Cambridge, UK is a popular destination for retirees due to its rich cultural heritage, vibrant city life, and excellent educational opportunities. The city is home to a number of retirement communities, which offer a range of amenities such as communal gardens, swimming pools, and fitness centers. Residents of these communities also benefit from a range of social activities, such as book clubs, art classes, and day trips. The cost of buying a nice two-bedroom home in Cambridge is typically around $500,000 USD, while a nice three-bedroom home can cost around $700,000 USD. The weather in Cambridge is generally mild, with average temperatures ranging from the mid-30s to the mid-60s Fahrenheit throughout the year.
What is it like to retire in Cambridge?
"Cambridge and its surroundings offer a variety of activities for retirees. There is an active expat community in the area, with many retirees from all over the world. There are plenty of cultural attractions to explore, such as the University of Cambridge, the Fitzwilliam Museum, and the Cambridge Botanic Garden. There are also plenty of recreational activities to enjoy, such as walking and cycling along the River Cam, visiting the local parks, and exploring the nearby countryside. For those looking for a bit of nightlife, there are plenty of pubs, restaurants, and clubs to choose from," explained one retiree living in Cambridge.
What advice do overseas retirees have for others considering retiring abroad?
About the Author
Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.
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