Suffolk Walking Festival – Ipswich Maritime Trail & Sail

from £25.00

A one hour guided walk around Ipswich Dock followed by a three hour Orwell cruise.

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  • Start date: 30/05/2020 10:00 am
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Sailing from: Ipswich
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An annual event in Suffolk, now featuring over 120 walks in the county.

Join Topsail’s historian for a  one hour guided walk around the dock area of Ipswich followed by a two and half hour river cruise to Pin Mill and back on board the historic Thames sailing barge “Thistle”, built in 1895. Learn about the history of Thames barges and their role in Ipswich. Bring a picnic or add a Cream Tea.

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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