Heybridge Basin Pleasure Boats

Experience a relaxing one hour cruise along the the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation from Heybridge Basin.

The Elver is a 25ft steel narrow boat which cruises at a leisurely 4 knots allowing passengers ample time to take in the scenery and wildlife of this little known waterway.

Feel free to take a picnic, tables are available onboard.

Departure times are at 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm & 4.00pm from the bank adjacent to the steps from Daisy Meadow car park. 2017 trips start April 15 until the end of October.

Prices: £7.00 adults, £5.50 children & concessions.

Advance booking is recommended - call 07835 657462

A 2 hour sunset cruise is also available. Enquire at kiosk or call for details.


Why not explore the canal at your own pace. These sturdy rowing boats are designed for a maximum of 4 adults and are available for hire on an hourly basis.
1 hour £12.00, 2 hours £23.00, 3 hours £34.00


FREE Parking Days for Christmas
FREE parking in all Maldon Town Centre pay and display car parks on Saturdays 9th, 16th and the 23rd December (charges still apply at Promenade Park)

Click here for details of the car parks in Maldon

Santa Fun Run in Maldon

Why not take part in this year's Santa Fun Run in Maldon's Promenade Park on Sunday December 17. This annual event raises funds for Maldon's David Randall Foundation.

Click here for details of entering this event.