Punting in Cambridge with Rutherford’s

Experience the best punting in Cambridge with Rutherford’s to see the world-famous English Heritage historic park in the heart of the city.

On your Cambridge punting tour, you’ll soak up the atmosphere of the exclusive riverside University Colleges, be amazed by sublime bridges, in awe of beautiful pristine gardens and get a sample of some of the local wildlife – predominantly ducks and swans!

Our expert chauffeurs will punt you through the stunning College Backs, and entertain you with Cambridge’s inspiring history as you discover the secrets of the city. 

Here at Rutherford’s Punting Cambridge, we offer unique punting experiences on the river Cam, including romantic punting, champagne punting, luxurious timepiece experiences, gin o’clock cocktail punting, adventurous hen party activities, date nights to remember and more.

Rutherford’s as a punting company 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 newest official punting company and we’re focused entirely on giving customers the very best punting hospitality. 

We’re happy 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!



10.00AM TILL 5.00PM



9.30AM TILL 7.00PM

Why choose Rutherford’s for your Cambridge Punting Tour?

Luxurious Punts

Our boats are designed with your comfort and experience in mind. They come dressed with woollen blankets, plush cushions and include fantastic little tables for your use.

 Unique Tour Choices

We partner with Cambridge’s best establishments, to bring you a taste of the city’s treats. You’ll find everything from picnics from Fitzbillies to watches from Beaucroft.

Dog Friendly

We’re proud to welcome dogs on our boats. Our tours are great for Cambridge Dog Days Out. For other pets, please call in advance to check on 01223322200.

Trained Tour Guides

We ensure that our chauffeurs are trained in both an accredited tour and our hospitality approach with a focus on our brand concept: Experience, Entertainment and Expertise.

We are the first punting company to have personal and business premises licences so that we can officially offer our customers luxurious tours with a glass of sparkles.

Rose Marque Tours

Our tours are anonymously assessed by a mystery shopper and awarded an accredited tour status each year by Visit England, ensuring quality across your experience.

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