Enjoy a glorious day out, exploring the ancient town of Maldon with its museum, natural marina and the quaintly decorated pastel coloured houses along this picture perfect traditional English seafront.
Maldon is a picturesque town on the Blackwater estuary in Essex, England. It is the seat of the Maldon District and a starting point of the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation. It is most renowned for Maldon Sea Salt which is produced in the area. This tour includes a memorable cruise on the legendary boat the ‘Viking Saga’, which was built in Wallasea Bay, Essex in 1947.
Meeting Point: Gants Hill Library at 8.30 am
9. 40 - Arrival in Maldon and meet your tour Guide at the Oak House Coffee Restaurant.
10.00 - 11.00 - Thematic tour of Maldon.
12.00 - Viking Saga pleasure boat cruise.
13.00 - Marine Walk and lunch at Jolly Sailors.
14.00 - Free time to explore a choice of the Promenade Park, Museum or Marine Cottages.
15.15 - Daisy Meadows and Heybridge Basin.
16.00 - 17.00 - Heybridge Pleasure Boats Canal Tour
17.15 - Depart Maldon for a return journey to Gants Hill.
18.15 - 18.30 – The tour ends and arrives back at Gants Hill.
You will need suitable clothing, please check the weather (warmth/waterproofs) and comfortable shoes for exploring.
Lunch: There is a choice of a meat, fish and a vegetarian dish, which you can select on the day.
Transport: Minibus or coach