Punting experiences in Cambridge

Luxury Punting Experiences

Experience the best punting in Cambridge with Rutherford’s to see the world-famous English Heritage historic park in the heart of the city.


This 45-minute tour takes you through the historic highlights of Cambridge as you enjoy sipping on chilled sparkling Champagne, ideal for afternoon and evening toasts.


Romance on the River Cam as you enjoy each other's company on this 45-minute tour. The boat will be dressed in cosy blankets and cushions, decorated with flower petals for the perfect romantic touch.


On this fun and unique experience enjoy a traditional British summer picnic while punting — there's nothing more Cambridge!


We already have a range of experiences that we know our guests adore but if you're looking for something a little different then don't hesitate to get in touch. We would love to create the perfect punting experience, just for you.

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    Whether you want to mix aspects of our existing experiences or you have a new idea, we can create bespoke tours and experiences to give you a unique adventure.

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    Select extras from our sister company The Cambridge Bar and have them waiting for you upon arrival at the boat. From Champagne to Pimms, Cheese to Chelsea buns, we have something for every taste.

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    Our experienced guides are here to make your trip down the river unforgettable so feel free to ask any questions you may have.


Rutherford’s punting company has family heritage directly linked to Ernest Rutherford, a Cambridge Graduate and nuclear physicist, who has shaped our world today through his contribution to industry and education. We’re Cambridge’s luxury punting company focused entirely on giving customers the very best punting hospitality.

We would be delighted to plan your Cambridge experience around your ideas, suggestions and requests – Get in touch as we’re here to make the best Cambridge day happen for you!