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Maldon Barge Trip
4th July 2016 @ 11:15 am - 2:00 pm
A two hours sail on board a Thames Sailing Barge will include a Ploughmans lunch. These historic barges have been an iconic sight around the East Anglian Coast for at least 150 years and with their ability to nose their way into small creeks and inlets and also take on the often stormy North Sea on their journeys around the coast, and trading in and out of London. Before the making of the modern road system they were the trading lifeline for the coastal part of our County.
We will be on a vessel converted for cruising with modern facilities but it must be emphasized that this trip is only suitable for those with full normal mobility, wearing suitable clothing and flat shoes must be worn.
Sailing time will be approximately midday and passengers should be available for boarding 45 minutes before that time ie 11.15am on Monday 4th of July 2016, all timing is however dependent on the tide. All food is home made and is prepared either on broad on in the Riverside Kitchen and the menu is cheese and Ham Ploughmans followed by Apple and Blackberry Crumble and cream. Tea and coffee can be bought at the bar, also something stronger should you feel the need!
We hope that you will join us for this chance to see the wildlife and the lovely views from the water, from the deck of your own sailing barge.
The price is £39.00 and parking (pay machine) is available nearby.