Boat Trips

Le Bouchon is pleased to offer a round trip aboard the Elver. The trip runs to either the Heybridge Basin or Beeleigh weir and back exclusively for customers of our hotel and brasserie between April and October. These trips are perfect for a post-lunch or pre-dinner excursion. Take in the lush green canal scenery and wildlife.
The boat departs from the hotel’s private mooring at The Square, Heybridge and travels to Heybridge basin and back in approximately 50 minutes.
The boat trips embark from the hotels private mooring adjacent from our car park. Boat trips are available Friday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm - 1st April to 31st October (subject to weather conditions)


Boat trips taken in conjunction with lunch, afternoon tea or dinner are charged at £6 per person, minimum 4 people.
1 - 3 people from £24
4 - 6 people £6 per head

Exclusive hire of the boat trip: £70 ( for up to 12 people of one party).

Please note that the boat cannot sail in high winds, but will sail in light rain under the cover of a canvas roof and sides.

Please check the forecast on your chosen date. If wind gusts approach 35 miles per hour it is likely that your trip will be cancelled. We will make every effort to give you 24 hours notice should this be the case.

Please enquire by phone or email or complete the enquiry form here


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The Square, Holloway Road
Heybridge, Maldon CM9 4LT
Tel:01621 856 511

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