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Topsail Charters - Day Tours

Cooks Yard The Hythe | The Hythe Quay, Maldon CM9 5HN, England
+44 1621 857567
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A Grand Day Out...

We opted for a whole day trip around to Brightlingsea and back. Very relaxing way to see this neck... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Roonzster
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Braintree, United Kingdom
Daysail on River Thames

Very professional and welcoming crews take you on a journey you will never forget! Just returned... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Gina S
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Maldon, England, United Kingdom
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River Cruises on board historic sailing barges including cream tea cruises, lunch and evening sails, day trips. Finalist in Visit England Best Small Attraction 2015.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great trip” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cooks Yard The Hythe | The Hythe Quay, Maldon CM9 5HN, England
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We opted for a whole day trip around to Brightlingsea and back. Very relaxing way to see this neck of the coastline. We were fed at various times all day, and the bar made for an extra pleasant trip. V.chillaxing with excellent service and local...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Very professional and welcoming crews take you on a journey you will never forget! Just returned from a day sail on the Thames. Good food, great knowledge , and an experience to thoroughly enjoy. (The glorious weather was just the icing on the cake! )...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We wanted a relaxed yet sophisticated wedding reception and that was exactly what we got. We've always loved the Thames barges and Hydrogen moored at Maldon seemed a perfect venue. It was an amazing day, we hired a jazz trio to play during our 2...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

A fantastic couple of hours sailing along the river and eating a gorgeous plough and lunch with crumble dessert. Lovely slow and relaxing. Crew were very knowledgeable and friendly. Would go again.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We joined the 6 hour Suffolk Rivers Cruise from Ipswich to the mouth of the Orwell and Stour rivers and back on board the Thistle with its friendly crew. A departure at high tide obviated the need to use the lock to exit Ipswich Marina....More

1  Thank Gerald B
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

My wife, me and two of our friends went cruising tonight. Lovely restored wooden barge, very clean. Nice relaxing cruise, plenty of seating. We had a ploughman's on board which was very nice, fresh ingredients the ham and cheese were very nice. The below decks...More

Thank Peter P
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Spent a wonderful afternoon sailing on the Hydrogen Barge - 10th August - from Maldon up river. Had a lovely Afternoon Tea, met some friendly people. Staff were very friendly and approachable. If you fancy a couple of hours of peace and tranquility then board...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

My family of 13 took on this trip to radio Caroline for my 70 th birthday from Brightlingsea on the Thame barge hydrogen. We were looked after all day with food, snacks tea. Biscuits .and lunch. The crew were great. The Caroline ship was very...More

Thank wakeboard1
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Spent this afternoon gently watching smaller boats drift past, while under sail . The cream tea was a delight. The staff excellent. Very helpful and formative . Will definitely be booking again. Thank you . The Gray party.

Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday Sunset cruise aboard Hydrogen. There was an added bonus of having a cocktail singer on board. The cruise itself down the Blackwater was around 2 hours in total. There was a lovely relaxing atmosphere on the boat and all of...More

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Foodie99999
19 June 2017|
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Response from Stephanie V | Property representative |
Hi there, I'm afraid we don't allow dogs on our public trips, but we do have a phone number for a local professional dog sitter if that is of help. Please e-mail the office if we can be of further help. Regards Steph
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Uptonparkrangers
14 August 2016|
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Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
Nothing at all just turn up and eat lunch
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