The College Punts


The College keeps two punts at Cherwell Boathouse, on Bardwell Road in North Oxford.

Who can book the punts?

All College members can book the punts, free of charge.
Alumni are also able to book the punts and should book through the Alumni Office (, rather than by the method below.

When are the punts available?

The punting season runs from the end of March to mid-October, and the punts can be booked from 10:00 to dusk (20:00/21:00/22:00 depending). The boathouse will be closed in adverse weather. You can book for time slots of between 2 and 4 hours. 

How do I book the punts?

To book, please contact Jocelyn Larsen ( with your date and time request. If your booking request is accepted, Jocelyn will confirm the booking by email, please print this email and hand the copy in at Cherwell Boathouse. Please be aware that Jocelyn works 09:00-17:00 Monday-Friday and will not respond to punt enquiries outside of these hours; please give plenty of notice in order to book the punts. 

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions?

Please follow social distancing guidelines. No more than two households can share a punt, maximum six people per punt.