Afternoon Tea Cruise for Two on a Thames Sailing Barge in Essex
Take a 'two island' cruise, sailing to Northsea and Osea Island, setting off from Maldon for a wonderful sightseeing adventure with afternoon tea. Board the barge at Hythe Quay, a bustling area with a proud sailing history before heading up past a Northsea Island RSPB reserve, teaming with gorgeous natural wildlife. Sail up to Heybridge Basin (the entrance to the Chelmer and Blackwater Canal), go past Millbeach and finally, to beautiful Osea Island. While on board, enjoy a delightful afternoon tea, consisting of tea, scones with jam and cream and homemade cakes. Sit back on this blissful two hour cruise, relax and take in some of the most beautiful natural scenery in Essex.
- An afternoon tea cruise from Maldon
- Winners of the Visit Essex - Best Small Attraction 2015 award
- See gorgeous Essex sights
- Take afternoon tea on board
- Availability Description
Available one midweek date per week from March to October.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age is 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 three 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.