Thames Sailing Barge Cruise with Lunch in Essex for Two
Board a vintage barge from Maldon Quay and enjoy a delightful cruise to Northey and Osea Islands. This sightseeing voyage is the perfect way to explore the picturesque waterways and scenery at a leisurely pace. Sail to Heybridge Basin, entrance to the Chelmer and Blackwater Canal, and travel on past the stunning seaside resort of Millbeach, and finally, to the beautiful and enchanting island of Osea. While travelling, a delicious ploughman's lunch will be served followed by a tempting pudding for dessert. Sit back, relax and soak up the beautiful scenery of the Essex countryside as it slowly drifts on by. This delightful round-trip cruise is the ideal experience for those seeking a peaceful afternoon on the water.
- Delight in a ‘two island’ lunch cruise for two
- Winners of the Visit Essex - Best Small Attraction 2015 award
- Sail past Northey Island and Osea Island
- Enjoy a traditional ploughman's lunch followed by a pudding
- Availability Description
Available one midweek date per week, from March-October.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age 18. Participants with limited mobility can often be accommodated, please discuss with our partner at the time of booking.
The experience takes place in all weather conditions apart from extreme conditions such as flooding.
Cruises last approximately two hours.
- Numbers on the Day
There are a maximum of 50 people on board.
- Dress Code
Dress for the weather with a hat, sunglasses and sun cream in summer. Please avoid high heels.