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Rutherfords Punting Company

Quayside | Jesus Green Moorings, Cambridge CB5 8AB, England
+44 1223 322200
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Welcome to Rutherford's Punting Company. We offer a range of 45 minute shared and private river tours. Your tour with us will take you along the English Heritage Historic Park, showing the University of Cambridge College Backs and entertaining you with a VisitEngland accredited tour.
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Quayside | Jesus Green Moorings, Cambridge CB5 8AB, England
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+44 1223 322200
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An hour of fun and scenic beauty from Magdalen Bridge to The Mill, passing famous colleges, bridges, historic sites and grounds and all courtesy of the skills and knowledge of our punter and guide, Matthew Robinson. Very many thanks, Matthew, from the four of us;...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Henry, our guide, was so good at giving us information about Cambridge and made the afternoon out a wonderful experience

Thank danieleverard7
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked a shared punting experience online. Being able to turn up any time was excellent and stress free. We took a bus to Jesus Green but actually needed to be at Quayside. Everything was very smooth, staff were very polite and helpful but unfortunately...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went Punting with Rutherford's recently and had Matt (from the Army) as our tour guide. He had a very good knowledge of all the universities, gardens, bridges etc. We had about 10 in our boat and the tour lasted 45 minutes. Matt let a...More

Thank Melissa11
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our first time in Cambridge and what a great way to introduce ourselves to the city! Henry, our guide, was great fun and kept everyone entertained with his knowledge of Cambridge history. He was great at interacting with his customers and even the gargoyles! ;)...More

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide Henry was friendly and very knowledgable. This was our first time to Cambridge and taking a tour with Rutherford’s was a great decision. Thanks a lot!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a delightful tour of the Cam, excellent guide who new her history and was very helpful. The bridges and college views were magnificent and despite the rain we had an excellent experience.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a terrific afternoon punt with polemeister Henry. He kept up the banter and was always smiling. Great camaraderie with other polemeisters; made his customers feel like part of a community. Well done, Henry!

Thank Christian E
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huismanhyat
3 August 2017|
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Response from Rutherfordspunting | Property representative |
Hi Huismanhyat, You can book directly on our website and it's cheaper than paying walk up prices on the day - there's an option of shared or private tours. We look forward to seeing you on the river! Rutherfords Punting... More
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