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Magdalen Bridge Boathouse - Punting Tours

The Old Horse Ford | High Street, Oxford OX14AX, England
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Lovely way to pass the time on a sunny day

Took a 30 min chauffeured punt in the sunshine which was a very relaxing way to enjoy the River... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tom_Blancmange
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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Staff are rude, but can be good fun with friends.

At the end of out punt, We were charged for an extra 30 mins (£33 in total) , however in this time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
katiekillin
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Essex, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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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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"chauffeured punt"
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"great fun"
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"hen party"
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"sunny day"
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"ducks swimming"
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"clear instructions"
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"sausage rolls"
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"learn how"
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"called tom"
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"lovely scenery"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"amazing experience"
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"river trip"
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"visiting oxford"
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"botanical gardens"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a 30 min chauffeured punt in the sunshine which was a very relaxing way to enjoy the River Cherwell; definitely better than the DIY version! Our chauffeur was a very polite young six former who was a credit to both the company and Oxford....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the end of out punt, We were charged for an extra 30 mins (£33 in total) , however in this time we brought back another punt that was left. No sympathy for getting back 2 boats. It also takes 10 minutes to get out...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the queue to go punting on one of the sunniest days of the year.. and Olya gave us the most wonderful service to provide us Pimm's for our weight. She also shared how great a time we would have once on the boat #motivation.

Thank Heatherreid1211
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trip itself is no doubt fantastic fun! However they need to make their rules and Procedures more clear. We luckily had cash as they don’t take debit card, required a deposit and ID !! After our struggle back, a close encounter with death and...More

Thank Phillip H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a bottle of processco and plastic cups for the boat. We opted for the £22 hr boat do it your self. I got to sit back and relax while my partner did the punting. It is so beautiful and the punting is harder...More

Thank 500countrygirl
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

To celebrate our ‘P’ date month I decided to take my wife ‘Punting’. I had every intention of going for the self punt option. Having enjoyed a stroll close to the botanical garden, I realised it perhaps was not going to be the ideal day...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Really fun thing to do when visiting Oxford. Staff is super friendly and the surrounding of Magdalen College is beautiful!

Thank Magdalena O
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on the Oxford hop on hop off bus tour and took the chauffeured punt option which cost £30 for half an hour.You can do it yourself for £22 an hour but as we were lucky to be blessed with a sunny day the...More

Thank John E
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

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

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