Rutherfords Punting

Current Opening Times: 9am-Dusk

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Proposal Punting

A young couple taking a selfie on a punting boat.

Experience a Magical Proposal with Proposal Punting in Cambridge

Picture this: A romantic proposal as you float along the River Cam, surrounded by the stunning sights of Cambridge. Our Proposal Punting tour offers the perfect blend of romance and elegance to make your special moment truly unforgettable.


  • Your punt will be adorned with rose petals, creating a flawless setting for your proposal.
  • Choose from iconic locations such as St John’s College Bridge of Sighs and King’s College Chapel.
  • Personalize your experience with unique touches to make your day extra special.
  • Opt for our photographer option to capture the beautiful moment under the renowned Bridge of Sighs.
  • The tour includes a bouquet of celebratory flowers for the big occasion.

Booking Information:

  • Book online up to 48 hours in advance.
  • A guide will contact you to discuss proposal plans and location preferences.
  • Photographer option available; staged photographs can be arranged after the proposal.
  • In case of last-minute bookings, contact us at 01223 322200 for assistance.

On the Day:

  • Check-in at Jesus Green Moorings, a short walk from Quayside.
  • Our boats and guides adapt to weather conditions for your comfort.
  • Guides wear appropriate attire, from waistcoats to professional coats.
  • If running late, call us to discuss possible rearrangements.

Customer Care:

  • We understand plans may change; contact us for rescheduling or refunds.
  • Our team strives to accommodate your needs and ensure a smooth experience.

Capture the Moment:

  • Our photographer will discreetly capture the proposal and can take additional photos at various locations.

Embark on our award-winning punting tour, a quintessential Cambridge experience, and create a romantic memory that will last a lifetime. Book your Proposal Punting tour today!

The Bridge of Sigh's at St John's College Cambridge. Proposal Punting Tour

Head to see our team at the Bookings Desk at our Jesus Green Moorings to start your experience. 

Map to Rutherford's Bookings Desk - Where to board your tour
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