Mother’s Day Private Tour

A day to celebrate love

Mother’s Day 2020

Mothering Sunday is just around the corner, a time to show your mum just how much she means to you. Even though we should be showing our loved ones that we love them everyday, it is lovely that one day a year is dedicated to her and what she has done for you. So this Mother’s Day we think that it should be spent making memories for her to keep forever.

We think it is time that your mother got to sit back and enjoy your families company in a way that is special to them. Our Mothers Day private punting tour will allow you to spend quality time together whilst you unwind and potentially sip a glass of wine on your journey along the ‘College Backs’ with the delicious surprise on-board; a box of Cadbury Milk Tray!

Our surprise to all the mums out there this year is a free box of chocolates to be enjoyed as you float downstream. It truly is a moment that you and your family can share together this year ‘in celebration of the amazing women she is’.

Mother’s Day Private Punting Tour

Family punting, dog punting, punting in the summer

Next Sunday is Mother’s Day in the UK and around now we are all thinking of what we can do to say our thanks to our amazing mothers. This day has been a big part of the calendar in Britain which is the forth Sunday of Lent and originates from the day that people would visit their ‘mother’ church. It then however developed into an occasion which honoured the mothers of children. Adopting the name ‘Mother’s Day’ which originally belonged to the American secular holiday (even though there is no connection between this occasion and the American festival).

So… why not celebrate this special time of year with your loved ones on a chauffeured punt tour this mothering Sunday?

This year, we, the Traditional Punting Company, are offering a Mother’s Day private tour for you and your family with some free chocolates (Cadbury Milk Tray) on board for only £99. You and up to five others can enjoy the delights of Cambridge from your very own Private punt.


Perks of booking a Mother’s Day Private Tour

Punting on Mother’s Day is the perfect activity for several reasons.

First of all, the River and the Colleges are the most beautiful this time of the year. It is now spring and the grounds that surround the banks of the river can coming alive.

Next, the weather is just perfect at the end of March; it’s never too cold or warm, its just right to get cosy onboard with your loved ones.

Even though the River Cam gets busier this time of the year, we are still offering discounted low-season rates, together with a fee box of chocolates!

Finally, punting is just quite simple the best choice here in Cambridge!

Mother’s Day Social Media Competition

We honesty think this is a great opportunity for you to get this great Mothers Day Private Tour experience for even cheaper.

For a one-off offer, we opened a competition over our social media platforms. This Mother’s Day competition offers you a 20% discount on top of the original price of the product.

To enter the competition you need to follow the instructions on our Facebook or Twitter post, to become an eligible candidate to win.

The winner will be announced on Tuesday, the 17th of March by 12pm. We will get in touch with you through your social media, offering the two different options to redeem your 20% off discount. Notably, we are excited to meet the winner, who’s going to enjoy a lovely Mother’s Day private punting session.

We, the Traditional Punting Company, wish good luck to all the candidates!

Make it extra special

If you would like to make your Mothers Day Private Tour even more special you could always add an Afternoon Cream Tea picnic to have onboard as a lunchtime or afternoon treat. There are two punting picnic options available for you to choose from:

Mini Afternoon Tea for One

Included is a bottle of mineral water. One fresh scone with clotted cream and strawberry jam. As well as three finger sandwiches. All presented in a box or bag for convenience with a napkin, knife and plastic cup. Price is an additional £10 per person.

Luxury Afternoon Tea for One

Included is a soft drink (Bottlegreen elderflower & pomegranate). One fresh scone with clotted cream and strawberry jam. Three finger sandwiches. One macaroon and an afternoon tea cake square. All presented in a box and bag with a napkin, knife & fork, plastic cup and plate. Price is an additional £20 Per person.)

Or alternatively you could add on an Afternoon Cream Tea to have at the Arundel House Hotel for only £9.95 per person. If you would like to add any of these options to your private punt tour please contact us to book.


Whatever way you decide to celebrate Mothers Day we hope you all have a wonderful day.

Posted on March 14th, 2020, by the Traditional Punting Company