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Canterbury Punting Company

Stour Street | Waterlane Coffee House, Canterbury CT1 2NQ, England
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Relaxing way to while away an hour

Lovely sunny day. The guy doing the punting was very knowledgable about what we saw. Only 6... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mark K
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Fareham, United Kingdom
Very relaxing trip

A very enjoyable trip along the river Stour in Canterbury. Relaxing and comfortable on the punt and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BrianRowland
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Dover, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Stour Street | Waterlane Coffee House, Canterbury CT1 2NQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very enjoyable trip along the river Stour in Canterbury. Relaxing and comfortable on the punt and a very friendly and amusing punter in Sam. Good way to escape the crowds. Would highly recommend and the coffee shop also.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got our tickets and price in the high street and the member of staff gave us the wrong price. We told him our daughter was two but he charged for her anyway. The price put us off and we almost walked away. We went...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I's first trip to the UK in May consisted of spending the first few days in Canterbury. I booked a private tour for just the two of us online ahead of time, and the check in for our tour went smoothly, and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Sunny bank holiday Sunday afternoon having a wonderful trip with Quentin as our host. We thoroughly enjoyed the banter, the history, the signing and the fun. What a super and enthusiastic, entertaining chap! We all loved our experience having tied up with the Weavers...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely punting trip on the river Stour with a well informed guide. They provided us with blankets which just made the trip a lot more comfortable. Views were lovely...

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Trip actually took 45mns,seemed longer as these punts are very uncomfortable you can't actually sit up.at least try and sit facing forward, elderly don't bother,

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gavinbanfield
7 June 2018|
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Response from lel1978 | Reviewed this property |
They may not check this. Call them instead.
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Chetanna
22 October 2017|
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Response from Ashley D | Property representative |
Yes, that is possible. You do need to book a time slot for that kind of tour.
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Clare S
18 December 2016|
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Response from Ashley D | Property representative |
If the rainfall is small enough that the river doesn't flood, then we will be open. This is highly unlikely and hasn't happened since 2009 when we opened.
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