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Magdalen Bridge Boathouse - Punting Tours

The Old Horse Ford | High Street, Oxford OX14AX, England
+44 1865 202643
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Romantic and Athletic if you punt yourself

My girlfriend surprised me with this experience on our recent visit to Oxford. She opted for the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rob V
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Texas
Wonderful Experience

If you visiting Oxford this is a must do! I visited twice now the first time we tried Punting which... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
AliceMcQ1993
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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“great fun” (24 reviews)
“self drive” (5 reviews)
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The Old Horse Ford | High Street, Oxford OX14AX, England
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+44 1865 202643

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend surprised me with this experience on our recent visit to Oxford. She opted for the self-guided option and it was really fun. We hired a boat for an hour and decided to extend our time to two hours we enjoyed it so much....More

Thank Rob V
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

If you visiting Oxford this is a must do! I visited twice now the first time we tried Punting which was a very funny experience getting the hang of it but thoroughly enjoyable, and then the second time we tried the peddle boats where we...More

Thank AliceMcQ1993
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

I surprised my partner with a chauffeured punt for an hour and also a picnic which was the most amazing experience. I contacted Nick earlier on in the week in regards to pricing and he was such a lovely man I emailed him and he...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Me and my friends decided to go for a pedalo as we felt punting would be too difficult or one of us would fall in. It was really easy to steer and was great fun. The price for an hour divided by 4 was very...More

Thank melissa b
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We both learned how to punt in good time. It looks far easier than it is. The pole is very long, heavy and wet. If you aren't careful you will fall in when the pole sticks in the mud. You can pay a little extra...More

Thank advntrmom10
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Having read many books & seen movies with people punting down the river in Oxford, we knew from the time we planned our trip that this was something we wanted to do here. It was just 2 of us, my husband and me, and while...More

1  Thank operaelm
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A little chilly with the strong wind this morning but totally beautiful with the autumn trees surrounding us. Very quaint and romantic. Better to spend more and get the chauffeur as could totally relax in the arms of my husband celebrating 19 years of marriage....More

Thank golfer35
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A bit confusing at first to locate and to hire, but it was fun floating down the water by Magdalen College. There are a lot of tourists, and many of them were unsuccessfully trying to punt themselves- running into trees and each other. It was...More

Thank Helen J
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Five men and women of various ages and weight decided to get some beers and walk over to Magdalen College and for the first time ever, rent a punt for two hours. Truly the most fun on my Oxford trip!! Being mostly heavier set people,...More

Thank Lincoln O
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We hired two self-drive punts for one hour and had a brilliant time. You are provided with a map and quick instructions on how to use the punt .... then off you go! We had lots of fun and the route they suggest takes about...More

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