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45-Minute Shared Punting Tour in Cambridge
"Over a 45 minute period you will see 8 of the most famous Cambridge colleges from Darwin to Magdelene and 9 bridges from the Mathematical Bridge to the Bridge of Sighs.Your knowledgeable local guides are professional educated and promise to be a lot of fun while giving a detailed explanation of historical facts and exciting stories. While being punted along the river Cam you will have time to ask questions and take photos of the most famous architecture in Cambridge. then enjoy the tour!"""On this 45-minute shared punting tour in Cambridge you will see 8 of the most famous Cambridge colleges from Darwin to Magdelene and 9 bridges from the Mathematical Bridge to the Bridge of Sighs.title=Highlights&1=45-minute+punting+tour+in+Cambridge&2=Glide+down+the+River+Cam+on+a+traditional+punt&3=Cruise+past+landmarks+like+King%E2%80%99s+College%2C+the+Bridge+of+Sighs+and+the+Mathematical+Bridge&4=Have+a+go+at+pushing+and+steering+the+punt%21&""
From GBP12.00
 
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

River Cam Tips (9)

Narrowboat River Cruise

As well as the classic punts along the college 'backs' you can take a river tour out from Jesus Lock towards the countryside. 'Rosie' does regular timetabled trips during the week or bespoke tours. ...
pawsgroup
Mar 06, 2015

Great Cruise on the Riverboat Georgina

It was not well advertised but i happened across a cruise boat called the Riverboat Georgina moored just below Jesus Lock.Me and my wife went for a sheduled one hour trip which left 12.00 midday and...
D1mples
Oct 02, 2010

Take a walk along the river

On Sunday morning we took a long walk along the river and I was surprised that there are locks on the river. I had never really thought about it before.The riverbank was so peaceful that morning even...
nhcram
Mar 29, 2005

Not a creation of Sir Isaac Newton

The Mathematical bridge at Queens college is a wonderfully intricate wooden construction over the River Cam.Gullible tourists are often told that Sir Isaac Newton knocked it up in his spare time. It...
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sourbugger
Nov 11, 2004

Cam River

Cam RiverThe river Cam winds way down the length of Cambridge, flowing slowly past colleges, commons, lawns, and copses. Both banks of river have stunning trees, which makes this river more charming....
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Imbi
Nov 06, 2003

Quayside walk

Quayside walkIt was one my memorable time in Cambridge. The walk starts from Jesus Green and ends at Bridge Street. It is hardly ten minutes walk but walking on wooden narrow path was amazing. The...
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Imbi
Nov 06, 2003

Walk along the river

If you start at Magdalene Street, you can walk along the river for quite a distance. The walk is lovely on a sunny day with geese, swans, ducks and moor hens paddling about in the water. Weeping...
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oneonta_ni
Apr 04, 2003

Boating on River Cam

It feels a little bit like beeing in Venice with the difference beeing that it's obviously on a much smaller scale.
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pakistanibrain
Jul 26, 2006

River Cam

When visiting Cambridge it's hard to avoid to notice the river Cam, so of course a walk by the Cam is a must do activity.
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vec
Nov 03, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near River Cam

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Grantchester - Daytrip

The nice little village of Grantchester has a fine medieval church. Its early history remains unclear – there are 12th century fragments which may be from a predecessor building. Today, the chancel is...
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The North Pole

The North Pole is the Cambridge attempt at getting into the 2016 festivities. It is sadly not like the Christmas markets which are springing up elsewhere in the UK, but is rather a glorified fun fair,...
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Vue Cinema

Vue cinema at the Grafton Centre in Cambridge has come under pressure in recent years from a resurgent Picture House and a reasonably new cinema at the Cambridge Leisure Park, along with sub-standard...
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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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Jesus College

This college has a lot to see, but is less visited as it is not located in the west of the old town along the banks of the cam where most of the big, old colleges are. It is one of the most spacious...
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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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