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Canterbury Punting Company

Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NQ, England
+44 7786 332666
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45-Minute Punting Tour in Canterbury
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Canterbury Punting Company offer river tours around Canterbury's historic city centre.You can choose either a Historic tour, a haunted river tour or a romantic tour for two. Tours last around 50 minutes.The boats used are traditional punts, which have comfortable cushions and blankets.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (156 reviews)
“relaxing trip” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
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Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NQ, England
+44 7786 332666
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fan attic, relaxed adventure with good history, a fun guide and a relaxing environment! Just wonderful!

Thank Ruth L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to see Canterbury. The history of Canterbury is closely connected to the Stour River, and the Canterbury Punting Co experience is an excellent way to get really close to that. Our guide Peter not only offered excellent commentary but also...More

Thank sfcprofdickson
Reviewed 1 week ago

This punting tour is very worthwhile. You get to see parts of the city you wouldn't see by foot , and the history information given by our guide Harry was fascinating. We started our tour at the Water Lane cafe with an excellent coffee, while...More

Thank aussiedee
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us took a very dear friend to Canterbury to celebrate his 70th Birthday. Among the surprises we had planned for him was a private punt tour. Ashley our Guide was extremely informative and gave us many interesting facts along the way. We...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a river trip ,we got a really good interesting amusing and visually beautiful trip . Duncan was very friendly and an interesting guide ,he made it very pleasant to sit back and enjoy the river .

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were having our wedding photos taken in the Franciscan Gardens. When a lovely guy called Ashley approached us to ask if we would like a trip on the river. I have to say I was nervous getting into punt in a wedding dress, veil...More

Thank gagsq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time on the river with friends. Sebastian did a great job of giving us lots of information with added humour (even naming the ceramic animals along the way) while punting along. Would definitely recommend it for something quiet to do in Canterbury!

Thank Churnabog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As it was my dads birthday me and my sister came to Canterbury to treat him to lunch, we came across this tour and thought this would make it much more special for his 50th! The trip did not disappoint! Our guide was Venti(I think?)...More

Thank Mummy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were extremely fortunate with the weather. The blue sky and warm sunshine made our punt down the Stour very enjoyable. Our guide, Sebastian, was very knowledgeable and clearly enjoys his history. He spoke with great passion and made us all feel very welcome aboard....More

Thank mart2611
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this attraction tucked away from the main street and were glad we made the effort. On a beautiful sunny day, with a boatman who knew his history of Canterbury, it was money well spent.

Thank Lehkyj
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Clare S
Are you open in December? We're visiting from 21 st and would love to go on a boat trip.
18 December 2016|
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Response from Polly O | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the punting company either but they are closed during the winter.
Peter A
We will be touring around in May following our Lions Convention in Eastbourne, then staying for two nights in Canterbury, going on to Leeds Castle, Cambridge and Lincoln, before returning home to Liverpool. As we intend to see as many places as possible, the Punt tour sounds fascinating. How long does it last, what times does it operate, and how much does it cost?
12 April 2016|
Response from Duncan W |
Hi, we start from 10.30am, until 5pm,it's a 40 minute guided tour, and costs £10 per person, £8 students/seniors, and £5 children. D