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Landscaped open areas and gardens weaving behind many colleges on the River Cam, which are known for their daffodils and crocuses in the spring, and stunning views of the colleges across the river at any time of year.
It is perfect for a peaceful walk in the early morning, providing amazing views of the surrounding landscape.
The area is a nice quiet space away from the hustle of the city centre but always watch out for cyclists.
You can cover the backs by walking or punting. And you can have someone punt for you or do self punting. But i would definitely suggest going through the Backs by punting as you get a different and more peaceful view of the colleges.
Punting on the Backs if both beautiful and great fun. You need to avoid the weekends, very hot sunny days and holidays. If you don't want to do all the work yourself and prefer to sit back with a glass of champagne you can get...More