Top 10 Romantic Activities for Couples in Cambridgeshire

The county of Cambridgeshire is full of exciting, relaxing, and romantic activities for couples! From active couples to laid back couples, there is something suitable for everyone!

Below we have put together a list of the top 10 romantic activities for couples in Cambridgeshire and its surrounding areas, including educational experiences, active escapes, and animal interactions. No matter what it is you are looking for when you come and stay with us, we are sure you will find something that is right up your street!

We are happy to offer any additional information about the below experiences and are also available to provide any further suggestions.

Come stay at one of the lovely properties we manage at Boutique Lux, and we will ensure your experience is as fantastic as possible!

1. Scudamore's Punting in Cambridge

Fun days out: scudamores punting
Scudamore's Punting from their website

If you are looking for a romantic, relaxing and unique way to see the beautiful historic city of Cambridge, then punting with Scudamore’s is the way to go!

They have various locations around the city and the punt will take you up and down the gorgeous, serene River Cam, where you can choose between a stress-free guided punt by a professional, or a more hilarity-ensuing self-punt with your beloved partner, taking turns to crash into other unsuspecting boaters and drifting off-course!

One of the perfect romantic activities for couples – expect either a relaxing, educational boat trip or a more hilarious, and sometimes – wet, experience – either way, you will have the time of your life!

  • Location: Various locations around Cambridge, visit their website for more information
  • Times: 364 days a year from 9 am – 4:30 pm
  • Prices:
    • Standard Hourly Punt Hire: £33 per hour
    • Concession Hourly Punt Hire: £26 per hour
    • (Cheaper prices available when booked in advance)
  • Contact:
    • Phone: 01223 359 750
    • Email:

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2. Cambridgeshire Wine School

Cambridge Wine School from their website

The Cambridgeshire Wine School is an independent company offering fun-filled wine education including wine tasting and wine courses in the beautiful city of Cambridge. Here, you will taste new, unique wines and learn in a relaxed and welcoming setting, improve your confidence when it comes to buying wine and making new discoveries!

The wine school also offer their luxurious ‘Saturday Intros to Wine’ which include champagne and a delicious lunch, as well as their 8-Part World of Wine Tour Evening Course where you will have the opportunity to sample over 50 wines from 12 countries!

  • Locations: Dependent on the course or activity chosen
  • Times: Vary from day to day – visit the website for more information
  • Prices:
    • Dependent on the course or activity chosen
  • Contact:
    • Phone: 01223 655391
    • Email:


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3. The Animal Experience at Stretham

Stretham Animal Experience from their website

The Animal Experience at Stretham offer some incredible opportunities for you to get up close and personal to many remarkable animals!

Some of the animal experiences they offer include reptile experiences, meerkat experiences, hawk walks, birds of prey and even coati cuddles! Make sure you book directly as they don’t allow drop-ins. Let us know if you’re interested and we can help arrange a booking for you!

  • Location: The Animal Experience, Cambridge Road, Stretham, Ely, CB6 3LU
  • Times: Vary from day to day – visit the website for more information
  • Prices:
    • Vary depending on activity and animal chosen
  • Contact:
    • Phone: 01223 269654
    • Email:


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4. Romantic Micro-Plane Tour of Cambridge

Micro-Plane Tour from TripAdvisor

Take an unforgettable trip across the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside on a romantic micro-plane ride! Discover the unique beauty of Cambridgeshire in a unique and exciting way – fly over the stunning Cambridge University, Kings College Chapel, the southeast coastline, and many more!

One of the top romantic activities for couples, this private tour for you and your partner will be remembered for years to come!

  • Location: Fowlmere Aerodrome Memorial, Fowlmere Aerodrome, Royston SG8 7SH
  • Times: Vary from day to day – visit the website for more information
  • Prices:
    • From £140 per person
  • Contact:
    • Through TripAdvisor

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5. Adventure Rutland

Adventure Rutland from their website

Adventure Rutland is the perfect romantic day out for you active, adventurous couples!

This adventure company offers a wide variety of different activities to suit all personalities: from watersports and high ropes for the adrenaline junkies to climbing walls and axe-throwing for the competitive partners!

We hope that a trip to Adventure Rutland brings you closer together and doesn’t end in divorce or separation!

  • Location: Dependent on the activity chosen
  • Times: Vary from day to day – visit the website for more information
  • Prices:
    • Dependent on the activity chosen
  • Contact:


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6. North London Skydiving Centre, Wimblington

North London Skydiving Centre from their website

Not for the faint of heart! Skydiving is a bucket list experience for many, so why not tick it off your list with the love of your life falling from 15,000ft!

The North London Skydiving Centre specialises in providing tandem skydives and parachute jumps for first timers. They were established in 1997 and won numerous awards ever since. Feel confident, daring and place your trust in the experienced instructors!

  • Location: Chatteris Airfield, Block Fen Drove, Wimblington, March, Cambridgeshire. PE15 0FB
  • Times: Vary from day to day – visit the website for more information
  • Prices:
    • Vary depending on type of activity
  • Contact:
    • Phone: 01354 699 088
    • Email:


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7. Cambridge University Botanical Garden

Cambridge University Botanical Gardens from their website

The beautiful Cambridge Botanical Garden is filled with over 8,000 species of plants and provides a wide variety of different resources including plant material, horticultural expertise, as well as research and lecturing facilities.

However, in addition to study, the botanical garden offers visitors a stunning place for everybody to visit and benefit from. It offers a series of gorgeous landscapes through which visitors can discover the serenity of nature.

  • Location: 1 Brookside, Cambridge CB2 1JE
  • Times: Vary from day to day – visit the website for more information
  • Prices:
    • Standard Adult: £6 – please either print your ticket or have your online confirmation ready to show on a mobile device when you get to the gate.
    • Children 0 – 16 inclusive: FREE – must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please note that children must have a pre-booked ticket to enter the Garden – children’s tickets are free of charge and can be booked on the ticketing website. There is currently a maximum of 3 children allowed per adult.
    • Essential Carer for Disabled Visitor: FREE – no admission charge is made for companions of disabled visitors without whose assistance the disabled visitor would be unable to gain access to the Garden.
  • Contact:
    • Phone: 01223 336265
    • Email:


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8. Crafty Monkey Pottery Painting, St Neots

Crafty Monkey Pottery from their website

Are you looking for a new thing to do, a fun trip out or a unique and romantic activity to do with your partner? Why not look at Crafty Monkey!

Crafty Monkey is a craft workshop in the town of St Neots, offering a wide variety of activities to choose from, including pottery painting, jewellery making, decoupage, build-a-bear and more! Why not plan a romantic trip with your partner and make each other a hand-made gift?

  • Location: 12 Moores Walk, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire PE19 1AG
  • Times: Vary from day to day – visit the website for more information
  • Prices:
    • Vary depending on type of activity chosen
  • Contact:
    • Phone: 01480 219222
    • Email:


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9. The Cambridge Gin Laboratory

The Cambridge Gin Laboratory from their website

If you are looking for a tipsy activity to do with your partner – why not visit the Cambridge Gin Laboratory showroom? The Cambridge Gin Laboratory is a remarkable, unique space that provides insight into the most innovative distillery in the world.

The laboratory offers tailored private tastings that can vary from 1 hour to 3 hours long, in addition to interactive Sensory Masterclasses every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm.

  • Location: 20 High Street, Grantchester, Cambridge CB3 9NF
  • Times: Vary from day to day – visit the website for more information
  • Prices: 
    • Dependent on the experience chosen
  • Contact:
    • Phone: 01223 751146
    • Email:

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10. Manor Farm Woodland Walks

Manor Farm Woodland walks from their TripAdvisor

Take a romantic, serene stroll through secluded private woodland, hand-in-hand with the l0ve of your life and appreciate all that mother earth has to offer.

This private farm offers 1.1 miles of expansive woodland nature trails and also offer afternoon cream teas in a converted railway carriage on a pre-booked basis, as well as pots of tea/coffee, cakes, light lunches, full English breakfasts at the weekend and roast dinners on Sundays.

  • Location: 344 Main Road, Parson Drove, Wisbech PE13 4LF
  • Times: Vary from day to day – visit the website for more information
  • Prices: Free
  • Contact:


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We hope this list has provided you with a wide variety of options to make your stay with us the even more enjoyable and romantic!

For more ideas on how to spend your days with us, why not take a look at our Top 10 Fun Days Out?

Remember we are always on hand to offer any advice, to provide information or to answer any queries you might have. Just get in touch below, and we will respond to your request as soon as possible!

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