Scholars Punting Cambridge F.A.Q

Frequently Asked Questions about Punting in Cambridge

If you have any other queries, please get in touch!

Can I take my dog punting? Yes.

Where does the punting start? You checkin at the quayside.

Can I bring my own food punting? Yes you can.

Can I bring a drink? Yes, but you can’t be drunk whilst punting.

Can I bring my baby punting? Yes, the whole family can enjoy punting. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Is punting alright for the elderly? Punting is alright for all ages. We will assist those with mobility issues as best we can, although some may find it too difficult to sit at floor level. Please read our access statement to find out more.

Where do I park? There is lots of free and paid parking in Cambridge, please click the above link to our access statement for more info.

Where is the nearest bus stop? The nearest bus stop is Bridge Street. Again, more information on public transport can be found in our access statement.

What time should I arrive? You can arrive at any time during our working hours for a shared tour. For any private tour with a specific time, please arrive at our check-in desk at that time.

How many people does a punt seat? Each punt takes up to 12 passengers.

Are lifejackets available for children?
Although we have never had a child take a swim, lifejackets are available on request.