1. United Kingdom
  2. East of England
  3. Cambridge
  4. University of Cambridge

Cambridge Guided Punt: 45-Minute Shared Tour

Product ID: 10868
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See Cambridge's world-renowned College Backs from a punt on the River Cam on a VAQAS award-winning guided river tour. 8 Colleges, 9 Bridges and many centuries of history!
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Duration: 45 minutes
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  • See the Mathematical Bridge
  • Pass by King's College Chapel
  • Marvel at Clare College Gardens
  • See the Wren Library
  • Punt under the Bridge of Sighs
  • Admire the Wedding Cake building
Full description
This 45-minute College Backs tour offers the ideal introduction to Cambridge’s long and eventful history. Discover how the city has evolved from medieval market town to world-class center for education whilst enjoying spectacular views from the river.

This tour is the best way to showcase Cambridge. Your guide will have a passion for history and a talent for sharing that with you. From the Gothic splendor of King’s College Chapel to the classical elegance of the Wren Library, your guide will ensure that you don’t miss a thing. 

The guides are at your service come rain or shine, so come and experience Cambridge’s most popular tour.
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Meeting point

The tour starts and finishes at our Mill Lane station. The full address is Scudamore's Punting Company, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RS.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Your ticket can be used on a walk up basis to claim seats on the next available tour
• Last departure is one hour before the closing time.
• Due to ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, only punt with members of your own household or one additional household - includes each household's support bubble.
• Bring your own hand sanitizer
• You will need to be confidently mobile, as the operator has had to adapt how they hold the boat to get you on and off and will be unable to offer you a supporting hand or arm.

From US$ 93.53 Per group up to 3

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Product ID: 10868