PUNTING TOUR 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 award-winning tour takes you through the historic highlights of Cambridge as you sip chilled Champagne in a luxurious setting, ideal for afternoon and evening toasts.
Experience pure romance on the River Cam as you enjoy each other’s company on this 45-minute tour, 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!
Make your engagement one to remember with our Proposal Punting experience, the most quintessential Cambridge way to pop the question.
Prosecco punting is Cambridge’s unforgettable experience. Make room on your bucket list, this is a great way to make treasured memories.
Create your own Cambridge punting experience with Rutherford’s
We 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 love creating the perfect punting experiences for our customers.
Choose your perfect punting experience
Pimm’s & Punting
***COMING SOON*** Pimm’s and Punting – the perfect summertime duo. It’s hard to get more British than this Pimm’s Punting Tour!
Dog Days Out Punting
Dogs on punts! Yes, mankind’s best friends are very welcome on Rutherford’s dog days out punting experiences in Cambridge.
Cambridge Gin Punting
Cambridge Punting with Gin – Our luxurious Cambridge Gin Punting Tour offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy that sacred juniper berry tipple – the British gin and tonic.
Birthday Party Punting
Birthday punting is the truly Cambridge way to celebrate! Plan your birthday in Cambridge on your own party punting tour with scrumptious cupcakes and colourful balloons.
Make room on your bucket list, Prosecco Punting in Cambridge makes a great way to add treasured memories with your besties, family or even (we’re told) colleagues.
Cream Tea Punting
We invite you to enjoy a moment of transcendence on our cream tea punting experience, away from the distractions of the mad and frantic world.
Your proposal story is one that will be told to friends and strangers for years to come, so make sure it’s one to remember with our Proposal Punting tour.
Travel the stunning vistas of the University of Cambridge’s riverside Colleges with a sensational afternoon tea on our Cambridge picnic punting tour.
Romantic Punting Tour
Experience the quintessential activity for Cambridge lovers when you book a romantic punting tour of the College Backs.
Perfect for Freshers and locals, this 45-minute punting tour and lesson ensures that you get to know the story behind the city as you learn to punt.
Cheese Punting Tour
These fantastic cheese punting tours are English cheese tasting with a true Cambridge twist – they take place on a punt!
We loved this tour! Charlie was our guide and he was awesome. It was raining but they had blankets and umbrellas! It was so cozy and fun! We loved it! This company was the best by far!!!
The Rutherford’s team never fail to make the punting experience magical. Rutherfords are first-class for their knowledge of the city’s rich history, their cheerful and witty humour and their hospitality.
An enchanting journey into the fascinating history of Cambridge and its alumni! John’s knowledge was foundational in our immersive experience. Excellent!
Cambridge Valentine’s Day Activities
Cambridge Valentine’s Day Activities Ideas for a perfect Valentine’s Day. Cambridge is one of England’s best fairytale cities, with architecture and sights conjuring the perfect backdrop for romance.
The Mathematical Bridge
Punting Sights – The Mathematical Bridge The most recognised bridge on The Backs in Cambridge; The Queens’ College Mathematical Bridge is famed as an example of a perfect bridge – at least in engineering terms.
Indie Cambridge Punting
Join us on this punting event, exclusively organised for Indie Cambridge Members.
Mother’s Day Punting 2023
Best Cambridge Mother’s Day Activity If your Mother deserves the world, and some serious appreciation for everything she does for you, then our Mother’s Day Punting Tour is just perfect.
Gin June Punting
Friday Nights on the River Cam Kick your weekend off in style on our limited edition Friday night Gin June Punting Events.
Valentine’s Day Punting
Punting Tours for Lovers Make things extra special this year with our Cambridge Valentine’s Day punting experience for two with a long stemmed red rose.
Fireworks Punting 2023
May Ball Fireworks Punting For a jaw-droppingly beautiful and oh-so Cambridge experience, book a May Ball Fireworks Punting Tour with your own chauffeur to glide along the Backs on one of these magical evenings in June.
Saffron Grange Wine Punting
Sparkling Summer Punting Start your weekend off in style as you sample three celebrated Saffron Grange vintages on a wine tasting punting tour gliding through the glorious Cambridge College Backs.
Rutherford’s Punting 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!