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Scholars Punting Cambridge

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Scholars Punting Cambridge offer traditional chauffeured punting tours of Cambridge. Sit back and relax in one of our traditional handmade punts while your chauffeur guides you on a 45 minute tour covering 2 kilometres. You will glide past seven...more
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35 Beaufort Place, Thompson's Lane, Cambridge CB5 8AG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The route was very scenic and visually appealing and was made more interesting by the knowledgeable guide/punter who was able to keep us engaged and entertained throughout the tour.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After many years of wanting to try this we finally booked online and had a go on Saturday. We arrived and booked in and only had to wait about 25 minutes for the next available punt. Firstly the good points this is a lovely trip...More

1  Thank Tina H
Ashley D, Owner at Scholars Punting Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there. Thanks for your review. Sorry you couldn’t hear so much. I recommend to anyone thinking of punting to try and avoid Saturday afternoons.

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We booked online and turned up for our toured punting experience. We booked in at the stand and only had a 25 minute wait for the next boat. Our tour guide, Kieran, was friendly, welcoming and relaxed. Full of facts about the city of Cambridge...More

Thank Vikki S
Ashley D, Owner at Scholars Punting Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thanks for your review

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Fantastic! It was very relaxing and the guide was extremely informative and knowledgeable about what we were seeing. Would recommend them.

Thank JaxB123
Ashley D, Owner at Scholars Punting Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Thanks for your review

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Kieran our tour guide was excellent very informative with humour added in had a brilliant time just wish you could have organised the weather to be warmer but at least the blankets helped keep us warm 😊

Thank Tiggertk
Ashley D, Owner at Scholars Punting Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day out for Sonia’s hen do, made even better by the brilliant weather and even more so by Ben! 😊😍🙊

Thank Kirsty D
Ashley D, Owner at Scholars Punting Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

We booked ahead on line and got a reduced price. Scholars have now merged with Rutherfords so that is the stand you need to go to on the quay. Our chauffeur was Adam; he was very informative and also very funny. We thoroughly enjoyed the...More

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Ashley D, Owner at Scholars Punting Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

What a wonderful experience. Our guide/punter (?) Theo was not only friendly, polite and knowledgeable he was also the son of the company owner and it was his second day on the job! You would never have known as he has been punting practically all...More

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Ashley D, Owner at Scholars Punting Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great time. The guy that was in charge, Pip, was very communicative and knew everything when somebody asked him something. Great tour, very informative and excellent way to see the universities. We had a wonderful time.

1  Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Entertaining and educational tour of Cambridge - despite the weather (grey skies, chilly) the company provided blankets, and the tour still afforded great views of the colleges. The guide presented appropriate and interesting information (by ascertaining what the group knew beforehand) and despite some reservations...More

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Ashley D, Owner at Scholars Punting Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

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