The famous university town of Cambridge is the world’s home to punting, a traditional form of rowing. Why not try the traditional activity for yourself in a 90 minute session?

Take a 90 minute trip along the River Cam and enjoy scenic views of historic Cambridge University that inspired so many famous poets, including Lord Tennyson.

What can you expect to see on your journey?

  • King's College Chapel - A spectacular Gothic chapel, completed in 1537 under the reign of England's most famous king, Henry VIII.
  • Bridge of Sighs - The famous Grade I listed bridge between two college buildings, the bars on the windows were designed to stop naughty students climbing out of the college at night! 
  • Clare College - Dating back to 1338 and one of the most celebrated (and photographed) colleges in England.
  • Jerwood Library - The most modern library of King's College, completed in 1998 
  • Wren Library - Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the library houses some 75,000 books, including the largest intact portion of Sir Isaac Newton's own library.
  • New Court - One of Cambridge's best-loved buildings, known as the "Wedding Cake" due to its unique tiered exterior.
  • Mathematical Bridge - A Grade II listed bridge built in 1749 - the only bridge across the River Cam.

This product is sold by VisitBritain and is provided by our supplier, Scudamore Punting Company.