Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation Canal Camp

Dates: 31st August - 2nd September 2018

An active navigation managed by Essex Waterways Ltd, a subsidiary of the Inland Waterways Association. Families will help maintain this hidden gem which runs 14 miles from Chelmsford to Heybridge Basin.


Activities: Families will discover what it is like to manage a treasured stretch of waterway for the local community and wildlife. This weekend will see families become the wardens of the waterway and will discover what happens behind the scense to successfully manage an active waterway.

Accomodation: This weekend will see families staying on the Haybay Barge situated on the River Blackwater estuary, this weekend offers a unique experience for families to live like modern day navvies. Each cabin sleeps four people and is limited to 18 people.

Price: £15 per person

During the evening games and activites will be planned suitable for the whole family!

*Spaces Available*

To find out more please contact Alex Melson by clicking here.