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Reviewed yesterday

Rent a punt at Scudamore's quayside punt station at the bridge, not at the mill station. Purchase ticket in advance to save a few pounds. Tip: If you've never punted before, view the you tube video on their website so you don't punt badly like...More

Thank wfatom
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!! Loved the punting experience so much. Our punter was very informative & I learnt a bit that day. The water was very chaotic at times, but sort of added to the fun 😊

Thank YorkshireLassHull
Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked along the Cam and enjoyed watching the punting and the views of 'the backs' however we found it a little frustrating that we couldn't walk through certain colleges or areas and had to cross over or tack back in land in places. It...More

Thank Portmaid
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's very peaceful and relaxing walking alongside such historic buildings, the only downside is you cannot walk alongside a few of the Universitys in the area known as the backs. You can actually walk to the bridge of sighs and mathematical bridge though and there...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went punting on the river Cam. We also went for a long walk on the banks. The river does need a good clean in certain areas, however overall this was a beautiful experience.

Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not very wide (only a few meters across), but this makes the river match the quaint Cambridge surroundings. Can punt along the river, but not take a boat easily. You can get a good view of the River Cam from the Backs. The Mathematical Bridge...More

Thank Molly_travelling
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The River Cam runs right through the centre of Cambridge and on either side of it, are Cambridge university’s most prestige colleges. Punting a long the river is lovely, as is just strolling through the college gardens. There is, however, only one bridge that is...More

Thank Barrett28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go on a tour punting down the river. Go from trinity college, it’s a lot cheaper than other tours offered. Kids will love it, or if you fancy a go you can hire a punt for an hour at £20. Everyone should do this if...More

Thank Ali0034
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic ....history talk fantastic Henry 5* and made light humour of the journey ...great fun thank you ...Beautiful scenery...

Thank June M
Reviewed 1 week ago

'Punting' was definitely on our must do list and it was a lot of fun. I will confess that it is not easy, particularly on a crowded Sunday afternoon when lots of other amateurs are out also. If you want to focus on the scenery...More

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Response from 999cam | Reviewed this property |
Yes gou may take your own drinks but o ly on few establishments so ask first
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February 8, 2018|
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Response from seattaxi | Reviewed this property |
You can get covered trips. Cambridge River Trips do it. They are on tripadvisor. For some reason this website will not let me post the link My experience is with punts, and these are certainly not covered Enjoy cambridge
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