Suffolk Rivers Cruise - June

A relaxing day exploring the Stour and the Orwell.

10:30am - 4:30pm

£65.00 fully catered 

Board the historic Sailing Barge Thistle outside the Old Custom House along the Ipswich Waterfront; from there you'll head out through the dock and experience the levelling at the lock before heading onto the River Orwell.

The trip will take you under the Orwell bridge, past Woolverstone, Pin Mill (one of the most painted places on the East Coast) and to Shotley near the mouth of the river, with it’s old naval training buildings. 

At Felixstowe, you'll pass the huge container ships and Port before heading across to Harwich Harbour and into the River Stour. The Stour is a very pretty river with sights such as the fantastic architecture of the Holbrook Royal Hospital School, Grayson Perrys’ Dream House and the grand beach huts at Wrabness.

Food served on-board and included in the ticket price:

Tea or coffee and biscuits; Hot Buffet Lunch of freshly cooked Chicken Breast with Gammon, Celery & Tomato Sauce, New Potatoes, Carrots, Garlic Courgette, Freshly baked Chocolate Brownie with Forest Fruits & Cream; Tea with Homemade Fruit Cake.

Vegetarian, Vegan,  GF, DF and all other diets catered for as long as advance notice is given.  Meat by Buntings of Maldon, Veg by Greens of Maldon.


Ipswich Old Custom House, The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN, Maldon, CM9 5HN


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