Birds of the Crouch Cruise – NEW

from £50.00

Explore the River Crouch from North Fambridge Marina, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify our visiting winter birds. Includes light lunch.

  • Start date: 14/03/2020 10:30 am
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Sailing from: North Fambridge
15 spaces available
Aged 12 and under

During the winter months, the saltmarshes and mud flats of the River Crouch are home to many visiting winter birds. Join the barge at North Fambridge Marina and head down river past Burnham on Crouch and RSPB Wallasea Island to the River Roach, a small creek with it’s own seal colony. Expect to see impressive flocks of wild fowl and waders and maybe even raptors. Experts from Swallow Birding ( are on board to help spot and identify. The barge has central heating, and included is a late hot lunch.

Lunch Hearty Homemade Soup with Granary Bread, Homemade Chocolate Brownie with Forest Fruits and cream. The bar serves hot, soft and alcoholic drinks.

Boarding details are sent by e-mail 4 weeks before a trip or when booking (check your junk folder). Be ready to board the barge 1/2 hour before sailing. Search for car parks near Maldon CM9 5HN, Ipswich IP4 1FH, Brightlingsea CO7 ODY, Harwich CO12 3HH