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Cambridge is a city and historic university town and administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire, England. The city is located on the River Cam, from which it derives its name, and is around 50 miles to the north of London. The University of Cambridge was founded in 1209 and is consistently ranked as one of the top 5 universities in the world.
Modern day Cambridge has a diverse economy with strength in sectors such as research and development, software consultancy, high value engineering, creative industries, pharmaceuticals and tourism. The city lies at the heart of the high-technology centre known as Silicon Fen with its strength lying in industries such as software and bioscience with many companies having spun out of the university. The city is also home to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus which is one of the world's largest biomedical research clusters.
Cambridge is home to the internationally regarded Kettle's Yard gallery and the artist run Aid and Abet project Space. A short distance to the west of Cambridge is Wysing Arts Centre, one of the leading research centres for the visual arts in Europe.
Cambridge is twinned with two cities; Heidelberg in Germany since 1965, and Szeged in Hungary since 1987.
The city of Plymouth is located on the south coast of Devon, in the south west of England. There are many attractions in and around the city for visitors to enjoy. Plymouth Central Museum and Art Gallery is a family friendly museum on the edge of the city centre. The museum includes natural history and human history exhibits. The museum has 10 permanent galleries, two galleries that hosts changing exhibitions throughout the year, a shop and a cafe. There are plenty of outdoor action packed family experiences to enjoy also. Plymouth Sound, and the rivers that flow into it, bustle with crafts large and small and a fantastic network of water taxis, foot ferries, sightseeing tours and fishing trips offer great family friendly ways to explore. From Stonehouse hop on a ferry and make the ancient crossing to Mount Edgcumbe via the Cremyll Ferry. The ferry route dates back to the 11th century and carries passengers over the River Tamar to the beautiful country park, ideal for a day exploring or relaxing, with plenty of room to kick a ball, ride bikes or fly a kite. Alternatively, join a Tamar Cruise from the Barbican to experience Plymouth from the water and discover the weird and wonderful wildlife that calls our waterfront home.