End-April to mid-September 2017 – Available every Saturday (& bank holiday weekends on Sunday’s) – For customers staying on site only – You can now rent a canoe to paddle Constable Country’s famous river Stour.
Our neighbour Griff Rhys Jones described the area as the “Venice of East Anglia” and we have a beautiful stretch of river to explore both upstream and downstream.
Canoe Hire – 10am till 5pm (7 hours) – £54 all day hire – Buoyancy aids for children are free of charge. The canoes can seat either 3 adults only or 2 adults & 2 children – Canoes can be taken to the Anchor Inn Pub downstream via two step weir portages. Canoes can be shared between groups & taken both upstream & downstream from the site.
£3 – per adult buoyancy aid (full day hire)
We have limited availability of canoes for hire on site. Please let me know if this is something of interest and I can check availability for you.
Once booked, any cancellations must have at least 24 hours notice.
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org for availability and bookings.
The Blue Owl Ceramics Studio is a wonderful place to visit as a family or solo and offers coffee & cake, a gift area and a fun craft zone for children & adults. Please call up for ceramics painting bookings – Nayland Road, Gt. Horkesley, Essex, CO6 4AH – 01206 271 990 – (2.6 miles)
Dedham Vale Vineyard is set in 40 acres of glorious rolling English countryside, on the edge of the Stour Valley in the Dedham Vale. The vineyard produces six styles of award winning wines, and the Estate offers its proprietary cider, signature fruit liqueurs as well as vineyard tours – Dedham Vale Vineyard, Green Lane, Boxted, Essex, CO4 5TS – 01206 271 136 – (4.3 miles)
East Bergholt – The Hay Wain scene by John Constable (1776-1837) was painted at Flatford Mill and it is now a famous tourist destination – Flatford Road, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6UL – 01206 297110 (15.0 miles)
River Stour Boating – Provides 1 and 2 day guided trips by Canadian canoe along the river Stour in Suffolk. The trips run through the Dedham Vale area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Constable Country – Certain trips start on-site – riverstourboating.co.uk – (0 miles)