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Sailing Barge Cruises

Relaxing Orwell River Cruises on board the vintage sailing barges, Thistle, Hydrogen and Kitty.

Hore your own barge for a group of up to 50 people  for a birthday party, wedding anniversary, wedding, club trip, staff party or celebration with Sailing Barge Cruises.

Alternatively, join one of the public trips sailing from Ipswich on the dates below:

April 21, May 19, June 30th, July 28th - Orwell Barge Lunch Cruise

A leisurely cruise on board sailing barge Thistle from Ipswich Dock to the mouth of the river and back.

Join sailing barge Thistle in Ipswich Dock for a relaxing and memorable river cruise, passing under the Orwell Bridge, past Pin Mill and Woolverstone to the mouth of the river before turning round.

Cruse from 1130-1430.

Find out more about the Orwell Barge Lunch Cruise.

Sat July 1 – Pin Mill Barge Race

From Ipswich. Follow the racing barges for a great spectator day.  

0800-1630  £60 fully catered.

Find out more about the Pin Mill Barge Race.

Attraction name:
Sailing Barge Cruises
From £20 per person
How to get here:
Moored outside the Old Customs House (by Pizza Express). 15 minute walk from Ipswich Station via Burrell Road.
By car, enter Ipswich via A137 and follow signs to Ipswich Dock. Public Car parks around Star Lane and Key Street.