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punting cambridge
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The perfect lazy day!

punting hen party activity

What's Included

  • Experienced guide/chauffeur
  • Umbrellas & blankets
  • Scenic punt
  • Stunning architecture

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  • DurationDuration
    60 minutes.
  • Groups sizeGroup Size
    Minimum of 8 hens.
  • AvailabilityAvailability
    All year round!
  • EquipmentEquipment
    Umbrellas, blankets & hot water bottles available.
  • Dress codeDress Code
  • LocationLocation
    Central Cambridge.

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Please Note: This page provides a general guide to our punting in Cambridge. We work with multiple suppliers, so please be aware that specifics may vary. Feel free to ask your Destination Specialist at the time of booking if you have any questions about this.

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What You’ll Be Doing

So What's the plan
  • Meet your guide and step aboard
  • If the weather isn't great you can wrap in the blankets
  • Or enjoy the sun and work on your tan
  • You'll then journey through beautiful Cambridge
  • Pass the historic and stunning architecture
  • You can also add cocktails or champagne
  • Ask our team for more details

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Add more taste with some Champagne or Cocktails on your punt. Ask our team for more details.

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The time-honoured way to explore this charming city.

GoHen Testimonial

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There is just something so utterly relaxing about drifting lazily along the beautiful River Cam that makes punting the perfect addition to a Cambridge hen weekend. A great tonic for the bride-to-be after weeks of often stressful wedding planning and certainly a great way to cure any fragile heads from the previous night's cocktail excesses.

On this hour long session your designated punt guide and chauffeur will take you on a tour to discover this charming city, giving you details of the sights and stories of some of Cambridge's more colourful characters. Or if you prefer you can skip the talk and just use the trip as a great chance to catch up with all the girls' news in a truly captivating setting.

There are two different routes available, the College Backs and Grantchester. The Backs route is more of a sight-seeing affair, with highlights including King's College Chapel, the Wren Library and the Bridge of Sighs. The trip to the rural idyll of Grantchester is more tranquil, winding through woods and meadows.

Each punting boats has capacity of up to 12 hens and come equipped with warm blankets and umbrellas to shield you should the weather be against you. This really is the perfect chance to relax and enjoy a slower pace of life with great friends and fantastic scenery during this most timeless of pastimes.

If you fancy something a little bit extra to celebrate the occasion, why not try fabulous variations on the norm such as Cocktail Punting, Champagne Punting or our Treasure Hunt Punt? You can even treat yourself to an Afternoon Tea once you've reached dry land! Please speak to a member of our team for more details.

"The highlight"

The punting was the highlight of the weekend. Very enjoyable, great chauffeur and greeter.

Nichola Dempsey | Cambridge | Rating: 5 / 5


He even sung to us! Brilliant time.

Kirsty Hyland | Cambridge | Rating: 5 / 5

"Really enjoyable"

Both our guides made the punting really enjoyable with info and 'gossip' about the various colleges, also the Hen got to try punting for the first time!

Zoe Black | Cambridge | Rating: 5 / 5

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Please note: Information on this page reflects the general standard of the activity on offer, but specifics may differ depending on location and availability.