Cambridge #Hottails Punting

Hot Cocktails Experience

Our festive Cambridge punting tours are the perfect antidote to autumn and winter cooler days and will ensure you’re toasty and warm as you savour three of our signature hot cocktails. #hottails

Partnering with the city’s very own gin producer, the multiple award-winning Cambridge Distillery, we’ve created this new winter warmer Christmas punting experience for when the temperature drops.

Sip beautifully balanced hot toddies as you tour the historic Cambridge riverside College Backs on a luxurious tour, snug on a traditional punt decked with warm blankets.

Savour our three #hottails, carefully curated to keep the chilly winter days at bay:

Elderflower and Camomile Tea Cocktail

Elderflower Gin Liquor, Camomile Tea, Apple, Mint, Lime and Apple Garnish. With a sip of this cocktail, you’ll find the taste to be light and refreshing as you. might the best cup of tea.

Red Currant Cocktail

A unique but traditional cocktail for you is our second choice. You’ll taste this heady mix of Cambridge Dry Gin, Cranberry, Cointreau, Lime, Fresh Orange, Red Currant Jelly.

Spiced Gin Hot Toddy

Your final cocktail will be this traditional warming, spicy, wintery classic –  it’s 100% Christmas! This cocktail is the perfect festive blend of Cambridge Dry Gin, Lemon, Ginger Liqueur, Cinnamon, Honey, Clove and Star Anise, garnished with a Cinnamon Stick and a Clove Studded Lemon.

If you’re looking for the perfect festive do, join us for our classic College Backs hot cocktails punting which includes our Rose Marque tour (accredited by VisitEngland) and the opportunity to enjoy a decadent Cambridge Distillery gin #hottails experience.

The ultimate festive river experience – this is a MUST DO this season and top of the list for all gin-lovers.

Christmas #Hottails Punting

Our Hot Cocktail Punting Experience – At A Glance

* Our Rose Marque awarded 45 minute private punting tour of the sublime Cambridge College Backs.

* Enjoy three traditional hot cocktails on your punt, made with gin developed in Cambridge’s very own local distillery. 

* There will be three loveable liqueur cocktails for you and each of your gin-loving guests. 

* Our expert guides will lead you through the very best stories with the amazing facts behind the creation of the city’s English Heritage historic park – the sublime College Backs

Hot Cocktails Punting

Cambridge #Hottails Punting Tour Information

Our 45 minute Gin O’Clock punting tours are bookable in advance and will be waiting for you at your chosen time. Head directly to our Jesus Green Moorings just 2 minutes along the boardwalk from the Quayside to take your tour – it’ll be set up and ready to go.

Your tour will glide through the spectacular Backs, past Cambridge’s ostentatious riverside Colleges, and some (most) of the very best architectural delights in the city. The scene is simply sublime!

Your booking includes three traditional hot cocktails per person, created with the sumptuous Cambridge Dry Gin – keeping spirits high for a perfect winter afternoon on the river.

Our Hot Cocktails Punting Tours of Cambridge College Backs can be booked throughout daylight hours. Note that this experience is available for up to 11 people. For more people or last minute bookings, please contact our Bookings Team on 01223 322200.

What to do if you’re running late? Your #hottails booking will be held for you for 5 minutes, after this point it wouldn’t be possible to go on the tour as this would mean missing our later bookings. Please call us the moment you know of any delays to your schedule and we’ll try to organise things to accommodate you.

Our boats and our employees will be dressed for the weather on the day.  On chilly days, your guide will wear a professional boating coat and your punt will be equipped with toasty warm blankets and surprise weather umbrellas.

Festive Hot Cocktails Punting