Category: Cambridge

  • An Insight Into Life in the Punting Industry

    We’re not sure who the author of this Facebook page is but it’s clear that they have some insight into and experience of the punting industry in Cambridge: For most visitors to Cambridge, their experience of punting is fleeting, perhaps they have booked in advance, perhaps they get touted in the street. They spend a […]

  • Cambridge Punting; All You Need to Know

    There are more punts on the river Cam than on all of the other rivers of England combined. Punting is massively popular in Cambridge, both with locals and visitors alike and is a multi-million pound industry. The punt touts (the street sellers encouraging people to go punting) are far less popular but that’s another story. […]

  • The Hidden Gems of Cambridge

    While everyone knows about the colleges and the river and, of course, the punting, there’s so much of Cambridge that gets left off the tourist guide. I’ve lived here all my life and there are some truly wonderful places that you may not see in the everyday travel guide. Here are a few of my favourites, […]

  • Punting Misadventures

    There is a rich sub-culture surrounding punting and life on the river Cam that is not without its quirks that make it so unique. Here are a few things to be aware of when punting, especially on sunny days and during the busiest times on the river. Collisions Punting is incredibly popular – there are […]

  • Things you must do whilst in Cambridge

    Cambridge’s rich culture is evident anywhere you look; from the imposing old buildings to the magnificent gardens and the town’s numerous museums, there is something for everyone in this ancient city. The birthplace of the modern rules of football and home to one of the most prestigious universities in the world, Cambridge today is an […]