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Punting Tour in Cambridge
"Relax on a punt and hear about the foundations of the University and the city of Cambridge as you glide along on a traditional punt with an accredited guide. See and learn about the famed King's College Chapel the Bridge of Sighs the Mathematical Bridge and many other spectacular sights. This is a shared punting experience that is 45 minutes long with your own chauffeur and guide per a punt. Tickets must be used on a walk up basis with regular tours leaving from Mill Lane"""Enjoy a 45 minute shared punting tour of Cambridge this is a must do when visiting the city. See the sublime architecture and pristine gardens of one of the most beautiful stretches of river in the United Kingdom."title=Highlights&1=Ideal+choice+for+families&2=Romantic+experience%2C+perfect+for+couples&3=Great+overview+and+orientation+of+the+city&4=Once-in-a-Lifetime+Experience&5=Perfect+introduction+for+first-time+visitors&6=Travel+by+boat+and+see+the+sights+from+
From GBP16.00
 
Walking tour of Cambridge University
"On this enthralling 90-minute walking tour you will see where the structure of D.N.A was discovered visit famous chapels and libraries listen to anecdotes see where famous alumni studied from Prince Charles Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking all while taking in views of famous architecture with over 800 years of history.This public tour which will be conducted in English and starts at 1pm at King's College entrance on King's Parade.The tour will cover sights such as Trinity H Trinity College
From GBP18.00
 
Combo ticket: Punting and Walking Tour in Cambridge
"A Cambridge University graduate guide will take you on a 90-minute enthralling journey through time as you will be recounted to the colourful story of Cambridge and its famous university while providing you with a wonderful insight into student life.On this enthralling 90-minute walking tour you will see where the structure of D.N.A was discovered visit famous chapels and libraries listen to anecdotes see where famous alumni studied from Prince Charles Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking all while taking in views of famous architecture with over 800 years of history.This public tour which will be conducted in English and starts at 1pm at King's College entrance on King's Parade.The tour will cover sights such as Trinity H
From GBP30.00

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Go on a safari

A safari in Cambridge? You won't be on the look-out for elephants or lions, but for bats.This is a punting tour in the evening, guided by a scientist who explains the different bats living in...
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christine.j
Aug 28, 2014

PUNTING

As I made my way along Magdalene Street, I came across a River with lot's of empty Punt's, and lots of Student's trying to take me Punting for a fee.Sorry.... I wasn't interested, and was on my way,...
balhannah
Feb 01, 2012

Punting on River Cam

Even if you think that this is way too touristy, punting is THE not-to-be-missed thing in Cambridge. Punts are for rent at several places on the river Cam (such as Scudamore's on Mill Lane or...
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King_Golo
May 29, 2011

Boat trip

It was a warm day and we thought it would be cooler on the water. Wrong thinking! All the buildings left and right kept the heat in and the wind out. Also we were sitting in the sun without shade.It...
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Igraine
Sep 15, 2010

Punting at Christmas time

If you are prepared to wrap up warm then even in December it is possible to hire the services of a punt and boatman from Scudamores on the Cam near Queens College - see the photo.The boats have...
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MikeBird
Jan 03, 2009

Punting

During summertime, it is not unusual to see dozens of these boats on river Cam carrying mostly tourists. Punting has become one of the most popular tourist activities in Cambridge. Usually, students...
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Airpunk
Oct 11, 2007

Punting

The weather was ideal to go punting, or rather to be taken punting. It's much easier to sit down comfortably and have someone else do the work. We passed a few visitors who were really having trouble,...
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christine.j
Aug 15, 2007

Punting in Cambridge

Summer in Cambridge simply wouldn't be complete without punting. You can hire a boat for groups, you can hire a boat just for yourself and do all the hard work too, trying to get to the other end of...
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hello3001
Aug 07, 2007

Punting on the River Cam

Although one might try punting on their own, Jo suggested that unless we wanted to go for an accidental swim or spend an hour spinning in circles that we should leave it to the professionals and let...
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Dabs
Jul 08, 2007

Pick your Punter

Selction is 9/10's of the law ........... Oh no thats Possession. Well us girls decided to be cheeky & ask if we could select our punter so let the competition begin.These next photo's are...
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jo104
Jun 06, 2007

Join the madness on the River Cam

A punt is similar to a venetian gondola but without the curved edges, it is a narrow flat bottomed boat propelled by a long pole.You can do the sensible thing & hire a guide who expertly navigates...
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jo104
Jun 06, 2007

Punting in Cambridge

Punting is a traditional activity. There are a couple of ways to go. The way we chose was to hire a punter whilst enjoying the views along the river, enjoying each others company and giving our 19...
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balfor
Jun 05, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Cambridge

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Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam museum contains a wealth of interesting collections, something for most people. We visited the Botanical paintings collection where I found some works by Georg Dionysius Ehret who was...
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Queens' College

Let's start with formalities: Queens' is called Queens' and not Queen's. It was founded by Margaret of Anjou in 1448 and refounded by Elizabeth Woodville, Queen consort of Edward IV., in 1465. Thus:...
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King's College

What a stunning College is King's College, said to be one of the most important examples of late Gothic architecture. King's College was founded in 1441 by Henry VI The original site of the College...
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Great St Mary's Church

Great St Mary’s is the University Church. There has been a church on the site since at least 1200 and the present building dates from the late 15th century. The tower was completed in 1608, and you...
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Clare College

This large college, located directly next to kings, has some beautiful gardens. Beside for its elegant buildings, it is known for its bridge and the anecdote behind it. Clare Bridge was built in the...
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Trinity College

The Great Gate, begun in 1490 is the entrance to King's Hall and was completed in 1535; it is the largest of all the college gates. The Great Gate is also home to the famous statue of founder Henry...
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