Visit Maldon - Boat Trips

Boat Trips

People boarding a sailing barge ready for a trip from Maldon
 
The Viking Saga departs from the sea wall between Promenade Park and The Hythe for 40 minute excursions out past Heybridge Basin towards Osea Island and then back in the opposite direction. Longer trips are also available.

Click here for details of trip dates and times
 
 
SB Kitty approching Hythe Quay at Maldon Topsail Charters operate sailing barge trips from Maldon's Hythe Quay

Why not take one of these boat trips?

Tuesday 18th June 2019  | 1245 - 1445 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £41.50, Children £31.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 22nd June 2019  | 1515-1715 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
CREAM TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a "Two Island" cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
Adults £25, Children £16. Add cream tea @ £6.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 26th June 2019  | 1830-2000 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
£25. Add cheese & ham ploughmans @ £12, smoked fish platter @ £20
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 27th June 2019  | 1930-2100 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
£25. Add cheese & ham ploughmans @ £12, smoked fish platter @ £20
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details



Thursday 27th June 2019  | 0830-1930 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
"SECRETS OF THE BLACKWATER" DAY SAIL
Essex as you have never seen it. A really relaxing day exploring the length of the River Blackwater. Fully catered with breakfast, lunch and tea.
£65.
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 1st July 2019  | 1100-1300 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
Adults £25, Children £16. Add homemade chocolate brownie with tea/coffee/soft @ £4.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 3rd July 2019  | 1230 - 1430 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £41.50, Children £31.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 4th July 2019  | 1315-1515 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
£35 including homemade Victoria sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea and coffee.
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 5th July 2019  | 1415-1615 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
£35 including homemade Victoria sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea and coffee.
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details



Tuesday 9th July 2019  | 1730-1930 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
£25. Add cheese & ham ploughmans @ £12, smoked fish platter @ £20
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 10th July 2019  | 1830-2030 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
£25. Add cheese & ham ploughmans @ £12, smoked fish platter @ £20
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 11th July 2019  | 1930-2130 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
£25. Add cheese & ham ploughmans @ £12, smoked fish platter @ £20
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 12th July 2019  | 0915-2030 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SECRETS OF THE BLACKWATER DAY SAIL
Essex as you have never seen it. A really relaxing day exploring the length of the River Blackwater. Fully catered with breakfast, lunch and tea.
£65.
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 13th July 2019  | 0930-1130 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
Adults £25, Children £16. Add homemade chocolate brownie with tea/coffee/soft @ £4.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 14th July 2019  | 1030-1230 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BRUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
Adults £25, Children £16. Add Sausage, Bacon & Egg Huffer roll with tea/coffee/soft @ £8
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 17th July 2019  | 1230 - 1430 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £41.50, Children £31.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 19th July 2019  | 1345-1545 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
£35 including homemade Victoria sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea and coffee.
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 25th July 2019  | 1730-1930 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
£25. Add cheese & ham ploughmans @ £12, smoked fish platter @ £20
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Tuesday 30th July 2019  | 1030-1230 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
Adults £25, Children £16. Add homemade chocolate brownie with tea/coffee/soft @ £4.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 1st August 2019  | 1230 - 1430 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £41.50, Children £31.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 5th August 2019  | 1530-1730 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
£35 including homemade Victoria sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and jam, tea and coffee.
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 8th August 2019  | 1800-2000 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
£25. Add cheese & ham ploughmans @ £12, smoked fish platter @ £20
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 9th August 2019  | 0800-1900 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SECRETS OF THE BLACKWATER DAY SAIL
Essex as you have never seen it. A really relaxing day exploring the length of the River Blackwater. Fully catered with breakfast, lunch and tea.
Adults £65, children £45
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 9th August 2019  | 1900-2100 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
£25. Add cheese & ham ploughmans @ £12, smoked fish platter @ £20
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 12th August 2019  | 1000-1200 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
Adults £25, Children £16. Add homemade chocolate brownie with tea/coffee/soft @ £4.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 15th August 2019  | 1230 - 1430 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £41.50, Children £31.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 16th August 2019  | 1300-1500 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £35, children £26 including homemade Victoria sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and ja
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 26th August 2019  | 0845-2000 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SECRETS OF THE BLACKWATER DAY SAIL
Essex as you have never seen it. A really relaxing day exploring the length of the River Blackwater. Fully catered with breakfast, lunch and tea.
Adults £65, children £45
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 28th August 2019  | 1015-1215 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
Adults £25, Children £16. Add homemade chocolate brownie with tea/coffee/soft @ £4.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 30th August 2019  | 1200 - 1400 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £41.50, Children £31.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Monday 2nd September 2019  | 1415-1615 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £35, children £26 including homemade Victoria sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and ja
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 6th September 2019  | 1715-1915 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SUNSET CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
£25. Add cheese & ham ploughmans @ £12, smoked fish platter @ £20
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 11th September 2019  | 1030-1230 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
MORNING CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater.
Adults £25, Children £16. Add homemade chocolate brownie with tea/coffee/soft @ £4.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Thursday 12th September 2019  | 1130-1330 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
£41.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Tuesday 17th September 2019  | 1400-1600 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £35, children £26 including homemade Victoria sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and ja
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Tuesday 24th September 2019  | 0815-1930 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
SECRETS OF THE BLACKWATER DAY SAIL
Essex as you have never seen it. A really relaxing day exploring the length of the River Blackwater. Fully catered with breakfast, lunch and tea.
Adults £65, children £45
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Friday 27th September 2019  | 1130-1330 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
LUNCH CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
£41.50
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Wednesday 2nd October 2019  | 1430-1630 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
AFTERNOON TEA CRUISE
Join one of our vintage barges at Maldon Quay for a two hour cruise to enjoy the quiet beauty of the River Blackwater. Ham & Cheese Ploughmans served with homemade coleslaw; Tomato, Cucumber & Basil Salad; Mixed Leaves Salad; Chutneys & Pickles; Granary Bread & butter. Followed by Apple & Blackberry Crumble with Cream
Adults £35, children £26 including homemade Victoria sponge, freshly baked scone with cream and ja
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Saturday 26th October 2019  | Sail 1030-1230, walk 1315-1445 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BIRDING SAIL & GUIDED WALK
Join for coffee and biscuits and a sail, followed by lunch and optional seawall walk. With experts from Swallow Birding
Adults £40, children £30
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

Sunday 27th October 2019  | Sail 1015-1215, walk 1300-1430 Departing from The Hythe Quay, Maldon
BIRDING SAIL & GUIDED WALK
Join for coffee and biscuits and a sail, followed by lunch and optional seawall walk. With experts from Swallow Birding
Adults £40, children £30
Contact Topsail Charters on The Hythe Quay, Maldon 01621 857567 or visit their Website for details

 
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens 2019
The Grand Opening of the Ornamental Glasshouse & Herb Garden at Beeleigh Abbey takes place on Friday 21st June around 12pm and Peter Seabrook will be present to cut the ribbon