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Address: Cambridge, England
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Punting Tour in Cambridge
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$19*
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Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge

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Punting Experience

It is a silent and beautiful riverside and don't miss to experience 'punting' by the river. Enjoy the river tour for 20 GBP and listen to guides and you can see the main colleges... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

It is a silent and beautiful riverside and don't miss to experience 'punting' by the river. Enjoy the river tour for 20 GBP and listen to guides and you can see the main colleges from the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

who hasn't dreamed of a slow ride in a punt on a river, being ''Poled'' by a gorgeous fit young man or woman, well this is a dream come true in Cambridge, by Punting on the River Cam. and I don't mind if it is winter or summer, as the seasons change, so does the scene...very photogenic, highly recommended...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely place. Parks at some places along the river. Can do punting, rowing, cycling, walking, jogging.. Restaurants & other eateries around/on the riverside. Love the place. Not to be missed on a visit to Cambridge!

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A very nice relaxing river with some lovely photo opportunities. Lots of punts (bit cold for the that though). Would have been nice to walk further along.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you visit Cambridge, a punt on the Cam is a must. Take a trip with a qualified guide who will give you lots of information about the colleges and more!

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

was nice to relax and be told some history lovely views the only shame was two boats of drunks maybe a rule about them not being allowed due to safety would be an idea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

As a resident of Cambridge, living within 50 metres of the Cam, it's difficult to review a river! The obvious things are the punts: there are lots of people trying to sell you a punt tour but you should negotiate as there is lots of competition! If you're looking for somewhere for a picnic, Jesus Green is a good option,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Loved this river and bridge. What a place and historic view. Great shots of this river. Similiar to rivers in Holland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Either watch the action from one of the bridges or rent a punt and sail up and down the river and admire the impressive college buildings from it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We were lucky to have a chauffered boat, cuz handling that pole would have been beyond my abilities, as it happened our guide did lose his pole! What to do? Before this happened though, we did enjoy the views of the backs of the colleges, the gardens and the bridges are beautifully serene when you are in a punt, just... More 

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Address: Cambridge, England
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