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Mother’s Day Punting

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, why not treat those very special women in your life to a 50-minute guided private punting tour along the College Backs.

  • 9th March 2024 - 10th March 2024

The River Cam, in springtime, has an abundance of nature to spot. Delight your mum by gliding down the river surrounded by primroses, crocuses, snowdrops and daffodils.

Sit back and relax with your family whilst your chauffeur enthrals with tales of historic Cambridge, famous alumni and student pranks.

Both private and shared Cambridge punting tours are available on Mothers day. If you book one of our Mother’s Day private tours on the 9th or 10th of March 2024 complimentary daffodils will be included.

Why not extend your Mothers Day Treats by adding on either a picnic or drinks to your tour. We offer the following;

Deli Style Picnic Platter: This picnic option includes 3 locally sourced cheeses, fruit, antipasti, charcuterie, crackers, nuts and dried fruits, and our mini fig chutney and all are on brown paper so it can easily be slid onto your own board (Vegetarian option available). Minimum order: 4 people. The price for this picnic option is £15 per person. (Or up to two pax option of a box for £37.5 total)

Brunch Picnic Box: Including freshly baked croissants, pain au chocolat, waffles, granola bowls with fruit and yogurt. Various berries and fruits finished with mini jams and Nutella. Minimum order: 4 people. The price for this picnic is £14 per person.

Afternoon Tea Picnic: Including finger sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, tiffin, mini lemon tarts and a delicious lemon drizzle. All served with a sparkling juice per person. Minimum order: 6 people. The price for this picnic is £19.5 per person.

Prosecco (£25) or Champagne (£45) Why not add a bottle of chilled bubbly to your tours supplied with reusable plastic glasses.


  • Accessibility Guide
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Accessibility Facilities

  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Audio description (audio tap app)
  • Staff available to assist

Did you know?

Want to meet Cambridge’s largest resident? Head to the Museum of Zoology, where you’ll be greeted by an enormous fin whale skeleton. Measuring 21-metres, it’s one of the largest of its kind ever recorded, and fills the entrance hall end to end.