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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
 
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

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Punting on the Cam

As you walk down the busy city streets, dodging the many bicycles and pedestrians along the way, you will surely be approached by at least two or three students competing for your punting pleasure....
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Elena_007
Feb 23, 2005

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

The Best Part About Punting

As I said in the beginning, these colossal colleges, could easily be mistaken as a palace, by an unknowing tourist as myself. Beautiful architecture and designs that took centuries to accomplish is a...
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Elena_007
Feb 23, 2005

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

Go Punting!

There seems to be several places in which to pick up a punt in Cambridge. Ours was from Scudamores by the Anchor pub. It costs around 8 GBP but you may be able to get a discount for larger groups (and...
Mariajoy
Mar 27, 2005

Punters Pickup Point

Tickets are around 8GBP each and the largest boats carry up to 12 people. It is possible to hire punts privately, but my guess is it could be a very damp experience for novice punters if they don't...
Mariajoy
Mar 27, 2005

let's go punting!

we went punting twice when in cambridge,first time we hired a punter ,and it was really as cosy as we imagined,but the second time was another story...we punted by ourselves the second time,tho it was...
cielo85
Sep 08, 2003

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

Punting on the Cam

Punting is a great tradition at Cambridge and one of it's chief attractions. Punts are flat bottomed boats, without a keel, steered with a 10-foot-long pole. Punts were introduced to Cambridge in...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Mar 21, 2004

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

Punting the Cam

"Punting the Cam" is the local way of describing the act of using a long pole to push yourself around in a small boat, known as a punt. The Cam River winds peacefully through Cambridge, creating some...
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AcornMan
Apr 25, 2004

punting in the river Cam

We did a punting trip with work colleagues once and I can tell you that this is not very enjoyable if the punter is an amateur. Leave this work to the professionals and you 'll enjoy some of the best...
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katerina-dale
Nov 24, 2003
 
 
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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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