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Address: Scudamore Granta Place | Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RS, England
Phone Number: +44 1223 359750
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Founded in the early 1900s, we are Cambridge's oldest and friendliest...

Founded in the early 1900s, we are Cambridge's oldest and friendliest punting company. We introduced pleasure punting to Cambridge and have hired boats along the famous College Backs and on the scenic route towards Grantchester village.

We became the first punting company in Cambridge to offer a chauffeured tour of the College Backs. Our VAQAS award-winning College Backs Tour offers the ideal introduction to Cambridge's inspiring history. Discover how the city has evolved from medieval market town to world-class centre for education whilst enjoying spectacular views from the river.

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Punting Tour in Cambridge

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I went on Sunday to Cambridge for the day with my sister, the plan being to go punting, we hadn't booked it but that wasn't a problem, there were plenty of people touting for... read more

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went on Sunday to Cambridge for the day with my sister, the plan being to go punting, we hadn't booked it but that wasn't a problem, there were plenty of people touting for business along the river but not too pushy. Scudamore's stood out, perhaps because I had recognised the name from researching before we went, we booked our... More 

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merseyside
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So you are in Cambridge with so much to see and do ...but most defiantly don't miss out on the River tour ...our Scudamores guide ...was delightful ( but the other members of the Punting teams were equally lovely) pleasant and very knowledgeable ...as you are transported along the river ( 45 mins) secrets are revealed about the various Colledges... More 

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Lincolnshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were punted up and down the river by Josh a very friendly young man who was very knowledgeable about the area and the history of the colleges along the river. We had a very enjoyable time. Would really recommend it

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived on a very hot and busy Sunday morning and had to wait about 20 mins for a shared boat. The river is a little chaotic at times but that all adds to the fun. I would certainly recommend a chauffeured tour which was fun and relaxing. Our guide was informative and managed to mostly avoid some of the... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Massively recommend the punting. We had a private hire for 7 of us at a fair deal. Stephan was our punter for the day. He mixed in humour with historical and cultural references. The boy deserves a pay rise! Very impressed with the whole company and staff that greeted us. Scudamore looked the most professional and organised company on the... More 

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had Lucy spicer taking us on a punting tour for our hen do, she was lovely, bright and fun. She gave us a great tour, interacted with the group well and regularly checked if everyone was okay and if they had any questions - beautiful way to see the old side of Cambridge

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Portsmouth, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I didn't think I'd write a review of Punting but then thought that, as we nearly didn't do this during our short break, I'd encourage others not to make that mistake. Four of us took a chauffeured public punt, get a discount from the touts- its not worth having a private punt and were joined by six others in a... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented three single kayaks for 1.5 hours on a beautiful sunny afternoon. Can't believe in all the years we've lived in Cambridge we've never done this before! It was great fun, and once you've got past Newnham area it's so pretty and tranquil. I personally prefer it to punting as the kayaks are so much more manoeuvrable so less... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A family wedding saw the use of six large punts mastered by informative and capable guides whilst we enjoyed Pimms along with great scenery.

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Thank Tony Maureen G
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Headed in Cambridge to do some self punting. The punting itself was great fun as we picked the much quieter side up to Granchester. The administration and booking system is horrendous. The booth was poorly signed and had no definable queuing system. It took little time to book but we were told it would be an hour to wait which... More 

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