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The River Cam, Cambridge

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Relax along the The River Cam while watching punts (a long, narrow flat-bottomed boat) and other rowing vessels go by. This main river flowing through Cambridge in eastern England is enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. Take in the punting from afar or opt for a guided trip, so that you can admire the architecture, spot the Mathematical Bridge, or learn some history of the various colleges. Note that although it may seem expensive to take a punt out, the ideal shallow, gravelly conditions make it worthwhile. Spring and summer are the best times to visit, but be prepared for crowds. Plan to see The River Cam and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cambridge sightseeing planning app.
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  • Beautiful walk along the river Cam to Grantchester. Not the couple of miles as told on walking your. Highly recommend but leave your self plenty of time. 
    Beautiful walk along the river Cam to Grantchester. Not the couple of miles as told on walking your. Highly recommend but leave your self plenty of time.  more »
  • Lovely location to visit in sunny days, we really enjoyed our visit in here , the weather was spot on great views and excellent place to visit, highly recommend. 
    Lovely location to visit in sunny days, we really enjoyed our visit in here , the weather was spot on great views and excellent place to visit, highly recommend.  more »
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  • Just go for a walk along the banks of the river, it's exceptionally beautiful during springtime!
  • Beautiful summer day out

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