Boat Trips on the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation
Hop on a boat from Paper Mill Lock near Chelmsford, or from the kiosk (just above Daisy Meadow car park) at Heybridge Basin, near Maldon.
Trips operate most days from Good Friday until the end of October, usually from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Trips depart every hour, on the hour, from both sites, and last just under an hour. Trips do not run in poor weather or on Mondays in October.
Our vessels are fully equipped to cater for passengers in wheelchairs and pushchairs
Trip prices (2023 rates) are:
- £6.50 adults
- £5.50 children aged under 16 (excluding babes-in-arms, for which no charge)
- £22 family ticket (for up to four people)
You can book tickets in person or by phone from Daisy Meadow Kiosk (07943 025 846) or Paper Mill office (01245 226 245) – seven days per week.
We sometimes also offer two-hour ticket trips from available Paper Mill on board Victoria – Dates and details from the Paper Mill office.