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Scudamore's Punting Company

Scudamore Granta Place | Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RS, England
+44 1223 359750
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Founded in the early 1900s, we are Cambridge's oldest and friendliest punting company. We founded pleasure punting in Cambridge and have hired boats along the famous College Backs and on the scenic route towards Grantchester village for over 100 years. As the first company in Cambridge to offer chauffeured tours of the College Backs, our VisitEngland award-winning services include both our boat hire and our College Backs Tour. Discover how the city has evolved from medieval market town to world-class centre for education whilst enjoying spectacular views from the river - the ideal introduction to the city's inspiring history.
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Scudamore Granta Place | Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RS, England

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must! Such a fun way to see the main sights of Cambridge. We went for the self-punt option so we could explore Cambridge at our leisure. The scenery was beautiful. If you haven't done this before (like us) the staff were more than happy...More

Thank Gazteorio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve always wanted to go Punting and Scudamore’s (others are available but they appeared to be the most ‘professional’ looking outfit and the only ones with blankets!) was a 30 second walk from the hotel. Cold & crisp it might have been but it had...More

Thank T0T3M1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this beautiful boat ride on the day of my birthday. It was one of those rare sunny days which made the views even more spectacular. Our guide, Cosima, was very nice and knowledgeable. The trip lasts about 1 hour and takes you through all...More

Thank Stella C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The punting experience was part of our weekend package. Have to admit I was a little nervous but honestly it was one of those things I will never forget. Good friends, beautiful day and so much to take in. Blankets and hot water bottles kept...More

Thank Girlieboss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous river trip. Very interesting guide who was very knowledgeable. Lovely warm blankets and hot water bottles were an added bonus. Highly recommend.

Thank drnbh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago


Thank LondonTravellerZi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fantastic experience even in the cold month of November. We got given hot water bottles and blankets and were taken on a 45mins tour. The knowledge of our punter was amazing we learnt so much. Would recommend anyone going punting to book...More

Thank Puja B
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great little trip down the river. We went for the self-punt option so we could explore Cambridge at our leisure. Make sure you pay attention to what the instructor says before you set off. I didn't, and so I found it quite...More

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 7 November 2017


Thank Kirby B
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Punting provided us with a nice & chilling view of Cambridge. Was very romantic. Weather was acceptable and we weren't cold much.

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Nicki C
22 September 2016|
Response from bevabroad | Reviewed this property |
Hi I understand that they are open all year
Sze T
1 July 2016|
Response from kani75 | Reviewed this property |
It's at the end of Mill Lane opposite a pub called The Mill.