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Granta Boat & Punt Company

Granta Moorings (next to Granta Riverside Pub) | Newnham Road, Cambridge CB3 9EX, England
+44 1223 301845
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Great except for grumpy owner

Had a wonderful time, better value than Scudamore. Great punts, lovely guys helping getting... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Marcus S
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Cambridge revisited 30 years later

Never a good thing to re-visit but we were not at all disappointed. The same scenes of weeping... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
femaletraveller_11
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
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Granta Moorings (next to Granta Riverside Pub) | Newnham Road, Cambridge CB3 9EX, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time, better value than Scudamore. Great punts, lovely guys helping getting customers sorted. However.....the older guy (assume he's the owner) is unnecessarily rude and grumpy. Come on mate, when it's busy you should be both happy and grateful! No need to be...More

Thank Marcus S
Lily-Crew, Guest Relations Manager at Granta Boat & Punt Company, responded to this review

Hi, I am delighted you had a wonderful time with us, it's a great way to relax on a Summer's afternoon. Our crew go all out to provide an efficient and safe environment expected by visitors and although the management on very busy days can...More

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Never a good thing to re-visit but we were not at all disappointed. The same scenes of weeping willows amid the most gorgeous of architecture (except for the couple of blocks of modernity) at the backs of Cambridge - just as beautiful and serene guided...More

Thank femaletraveller_11
Lily-Crew, Manager at Granta Boat & Punt Company, responded to this review

Our moorings is a rather special place; made so not only by the crew but also the adorable guests, like yourselves, who we have the pleasure of welcoming here each day. Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 28 July 2016

I decided to show my 11 year old daughter the best views of Cambridge on the 17 July like hundreds of thousands of people have done over the last 800 years. It must be one of those 'When in Rome' moments, as local habitats, students...More

Thank k154whitton
Lily-Crew, Manager at Granta Boat & Punt Company, responded to this review

I am delighted that my team again provided such an experience and that your daughter had such a lovely time too. I hope to have the opportunity to meet her next time! Thank you for your delightful review, for recommending and choosing Granta for your...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Marco our punting guide was great, he had extensive knowledge of the history of Cambridge and the Colleges, and he could steer a punt! Can't praise Granta Boat & Punt Co enough for a great experience, it's not cheap but a definite must do especially...More

Thank Bazanny
Reviewed 18 July 2016

My husband and I actually rented a boat from another company on the river who were fabulous - but actually came across a couple of the Granta boating staff along the river. We had never punted before and were in Cambridge for a couple of...More

Thank Bev E
Lily-Crew, Manager at Granta Boat & Punt Company, responded to this review

Ouch! I very much doubt this was one of our crew. Perhaps you could PM and provide more details?

Reviewed 29 June 2016

This company has a large number of punts for hire. The cost is £24 an hour (not so bad when I recall that they cost around £10 an hour fifty years ago). Once on board, you should head for the colleges to view Queens, Kings,...More

Thank BroLucius
Reviewed 3 February 2016

A massive thank you to everyone at the Granta Boat&Punt Company to make our special day even more special! We booked 7 large chauffered punts to take all our wedding guests for a punting tour through the centre of Cambridge. They were very responsive in...More

Thank rosannaww
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Very amusing trip, spiced up by our knowledgeable guide. He seemed to know so much about the university history and the environment. Was a bit sad the punting ended so quickly. We enjoyed the unique views from the Cam river, not easily reacable otherwise. Our...More

Thank tpetuu
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We had 4 adults and 3 children, everyone had a great time. Great views of everything and really the only way to see and get great information about the city. Our guide was knowledgeable and funny, we loved it, well worth the money and the...More

Thank Sumerle D
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Living in Cambridge gives one the ideal opportunity to know the best place to take a punt, or rather be taken on a punt, we have done both and each experience to view this beautiful city from the river Cam is a must. The guided...More

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