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Granta Boat & Punt Company

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Address: Granta Moorings (next to Granta Riverside Pub) | Newnham Road, Cambridge CB3 9EX, England
Phone Number: 01223 301845
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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The pièce de résistance for our Anglo-French wedding!

A massive thank you to everyone at the Granta Boat&Punt Company to make our special day even more special! We booked 7 large chauffered punts to take all our wedding guests for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Paris, France

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Paris, France
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A massive thank you to everyone at the Granta Boat&Punt Company to make our special day even more special! We booked 7 large chauffered punts to take all our wedding guests for a punting tour through the centre of Cambridge. They were very responsive in the lead-up to the day, and on the Big Day, they coordinated perfectly with our... More 

Thank rosannaww
Lund, Sweden
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Very amusing trip, spiced up by our knowledgeable guide. He seemed to know so much about the university history and the environment. Was a bit sad the punting ended so quickly. We enjoyed the unique views from the Cam river, not easily reacable otherwise. Our trip there was paid by our company, so frankly I can't say if the prices... More 

Thank tpetuu
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46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

We had 4 adults and 3 children, everyone had a great time. Great views of everything and really the only way to see and get great information about the city. Our guide was knowledgeable and funny, we loved it, well worth the money and the walk.

Thank Sumerle D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Living in Cambridge gives one the ideal opportunity to know the best place to take a punt, or rather be taken on a punt, we have done both and each experience to view this beautiful city from the river Cam is a must. The guided tour is both relaxing and informative as well highly amusing to watch others attempting the... More 

1 Thank Pierre S
Brisbane, Queensland
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483 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 495 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

There's an awful lot of competition for punting on the River Cam in Cambridge. Frankly, they are probably all pretty good. We chose the Granta Punt Company for a self-guided punt because they were "out of the way" (ie, not in the main tourist stream) and were therefore more competitive on price. The punt was in good condition and I... More 

1 Thank seagullrob
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent and great History. It show how much history and architecture, If you really into universities and collages, their history and origins then you will love it. I recommend everyone to take trip in the boat to enjoy the human creation of knowledge.

Thank Hariss2015
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

We hired a single punt for 6 of us to punt upriver and had a lovely 2 hours on the Cam watching kingfishers, dragonflies, geese and swans as well as having a great picnic lunch on the side of the river. All pretty good VFM as were charged by the minute. Recommend this company.

Thank AShaw567
Lytham St Annes, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

As we were on a parking meter, the sales crew said they would hold the boat so we could get on an earlier trip. but when we arrived at the set off point, it had gone. The boys who greeted us were apologetic and charming so we stayed for a drink in the pub overlooking the water, to wait for... More 

Thank Heather N
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

These guys - Alex, Miles and Millie (hope I've got that right) - were awesome. I turned up on my road bike with a peculiar request for a photo of me and my bike in a punt. Not only did they agree, but they did the punting, and the photography (hopefully we can get a pic here). Many thanks for... More 

Thank Tony P
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We absolutely loved our punting trip on the Cam, and Olly our guide was amazing. So much history and friendly banter - the conversation went everywhere, and the views are stunning. We looked at the punts from other companies as we travelled and Granta's are in by far the best condition, their staff are all young, fun and funky (and... More 


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