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Norwich Punting Company - CLOSED

Friars Quay, Norwich NR3 1ES, England
+44 7810 047845
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A great way to relax for an hour

Not a good start. Four emails sent to James of Norwich Punting, plus contact by phone but no... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2013
missbrowneyesxx
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Relaxing tour

A brilliant way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon. The punter/puntist/puntolier gave a knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2013
everso_crafty
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Listen to a fascinating story about historic Norwich and even sip Champagne as you take in the picturesque sights from the comfort of one of our beautiful handcrafted Punts.Our tours leave every 30 minutes from our dedicated Punt Station which is located adjacent to Friars Quay and the Playhouse Theatre. The historic tour is approximately an hour long and your Chauffeur will show you many sights such as: Pull’s Ferry, St James’ Mill, Bishopsgate Bridge, White Friars Bridge, Cow Tower, Quayside and many more. Hear mesmerising stories about historic Norwich and of course a few tour guide jokes as well!Our Haunted River Tours are perfect for those looking for a bit of added excitement. As the boat silently travels through the night, relax and discover the frightening secrets that lay undisturbed beneath the streets of historic Norwich.How about a river tour with a twist? Our romantic tour is an ideal way to spoil that special someone with an unforgettable experience. We have roses, chocolates and even a violin solo at the end of the tour available. The Perfect way to treat the one you love!This is a fantastic way to discover the hidden beauty of Norwich from a completely unique perspective, which is perfect for all ages!
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16 Sep 2013
“A great way to relax for an hour”
1 Sep 2013
“Relaxing tour”
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Friars Quay, Norwich NR3 1ES, England
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+44 7810 047845
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

Not a good start. Four emails sent to James of Norwich Punting, plus contact by phone but no answer. However, Ashley of Canterbury Punting contacted me and confirmed that the booking for 12 people could be arranged - thank you. Upon arrival we were met...More

2  Thank missbrowneyesxx
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

A brilliant way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon. The punter/puntist/puntolier gave a knowledgable tour which appealed to both adults and children. It was great to see Norwich from the river which was amazingly peaceful. Look forward to doing this tour again on a special...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2013

Bought a vchr for this attraction with good old Groupon, so it was well worth a fiver each, usually £10, tried to pre book, but never got an answer on mobile, so just turned up on off chance in the end. Trip left a little...More

2  Thank SBLB1
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

We were lucky to get Leo, Who impressed my grandchildren with an interesting tour and made it fun for them. Will book another trip. Always ask for Leo !

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Reviewed 18 August 2013

Booked a tour for my Guides only to find they didn't turn up to take us despite telephone calls to the company. It left 12 very disappointed young girls who were looking forward to a new experience. Would not recommend the company to anyone.

4  Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

I never knew norwich was so interesting! I've been punting in Cambridge before and this was a much more relaxing and cheaper experience. Even though the weather was rainy they still provided us with umbrellas. Our tour guide mike was very knowledgeable and local so...More

1  Thank DouglasWard
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

We booked by phone, as we had a groupon offer, to have a punting tour at 5.00 pm on a Saturday afternoon. We arrived early so had a pimms in the Playhouse Theatre Bar nearby, and as we were still there before our allotted time...More

Thank R P T
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

Fabulous hour relaxing even with our children, taking in the beautiful surroundings of Norwich. Perfect mix of historical facts and a lazy Sunday afternoon. Will definitely recommend it.

1  Thank Anthony S
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

Ignore the below comments as they are a reflection of the organisation of tours not the actual experience! The punts were lovely and comfy with pillows on the chairs with blankets over the top. We were lucky to have such nice weather for our tour....More

Thank lizzy g
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

I booked a haunted river cruise for my partners birthday and ordered flowers and chocolates to be on the punt as a surprise. We arrived in plenty of time and waited and waited. No one showed up. I rang the number on the notice board...More

2  Thank John B
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