Why Cambridge is the perfect destination for Luxury Punting.
Cambridge is known for being a historical city which is home to some of the most beautifully atmospheric areas in the country. The exclusive views highlighted across the city, through honourable universities, architecture and well-known sites, are best seen onboard one of Traditional Punting Company’s Private Punting Tours.
Luxury Punting on the River Cam
With our private tours, we offer a 50-minute trip which emphasises knowledgeable facts about this exclusive, unique city! By including our famous colleges: Clare College and Clare Bridge, King’s College Chapel and Kings Bridge, Magdalene College and Magdalene Bridge, St John’s College & Bridge of Sighs, Trinity College and Trinity Bridge, and Trinity Hall. Alongside our private tours, we are offering a variety of luxurious add ons which come at a range of prices!
To create remarkable memories, we offer additional luxurious packages which can add exclusivity to your time in the city! We can offer a luxury afternoon picnic treat… Supplying you with the quintessential British picnic, supplied by the local Harriets Tearoom. If you’re looking into a brunch-styled picnic… not to worry! We also cater a trendy brunch which can be enjoyed on your early departure, which is followed by freshly baked goods, and refreshing granola bowls. Our third offer is best suited for a large-group tour or a lovely romantic evening tour! This contains three local kinds of cheese, a range of fruit, antipasti’s, dried fruits and homemade fig chutneys. Please contact us upon booking for any dietary requirements or allergies- Gluten, Dairy or Nuts.
Where to go in Cambridge after your Luxury Punting Tour
Located just a 10-minute walk away from our Landing Stage and originally opened by Daniel Clifford, the Midsummer House is approaching its 30th anniversary. Providing guests with a ‘skillfully shaped’ menu, showcasing the finest produce and dining experience- offering a contemporary feel and that luxurious experience! While experiencing high-standard dining, the kitchens show a now-world-class open-plan conservatory which will capture the scenic views, fulfilling the Cambridge experience beside the river! Operating hours often differ, between lunch specials and dinner!
The Gonville Hotel
Gresham House Wellness
With the admirable care provided at Gresham House, they offer a wide range of treatments using Germaine de Capuccini and ESPA treatments, including massages, facials, tanning and nails. Their spa rooms are supplied with a range of relaxing materials and natural refreshing colours which enlighten your day! At the Gonville House, you can also stay overnight. Facilities also range from a classic double suite to a featured king, all prices range and are available on their website.
The Gonville Hotel also offers a wide range of experiences which attract you into the world of luxury! Alongside the admirable spa days, they offer numerous activities which can bring you that VIP experience. One of which is a Bentley experience, where they offer multiple complimentary journeys, that also include pick-up and drop-off
In Cambridge, we have multiple historical museums. The Fitzwilliam Museum, located on Trumpington Street displays antique art and houses renowned collections of a range of art pieces, paintings and artefacts. With the added luxury of the Bentley encounter, the trip to The Fitzwilliam museum just became more exciting! If you’re looking for a more relaxing late afternoon, or a peaceful morning, the hotel also is proudly offering private small tours! These tours include the rich history of Cambridge and visiting some famous sites!
For a more scenic route, Gonville house also provides a “city of Cycles” opportunity for guests during their stay… on a traditionally styled bobbin bike. This entices you to explore the city, visit the multiple parks and greenery and a quick stop by the beautiful botanical gardens. The Botanical Gardens are associated with the university department at Cambridge University, offering a private tour which lasts around 90 minutes filled with known facts and the history of the garden.
Posted on February 3rd, 2023, by the Traditional Punting Company Editor