One Hour Boat Trips

Regular one-hour Chelmer Cruises boat trips run from two locations along the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation. Hop on a boat from Paper Mill Lock near Chelmsford or Heybridge Basin in Maldon.

All trips are Wheelchair and pushchair friendly.

Ticket Prices

  • Adults £6
  • Children £5 (up to age 16 years excluding babes in arms)
  • Family £20 (for a family of four)

Trips operate most days from Good Friday until the end of September. Please call the Kiosk to check availability and book your cruise on 07943 025 846. You can also purchase your ticket from the Kiosk, Daisy Meadow car park, Heybridge Basin CM9 4RW.

Group Bookings

Charter one of our boats for your group outing or celebration or book now: Download the booking form

One Hour Boat Trips

Regular boat trips depart from Paper Mill Lock in Chelmsford and Heybridge Basin in Maldon. Find out more about our one hour boat trips.


See location map for Chelmer Cruises.

Contact Us

To find out more about booking any of the vessels, call Sarah Phillips on 01245 226 245 during office hours or email