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"the lock" tea room at Heybridge Basin is bright and airy with a large and inviting sun terrace which offers the finest views over the Blackwater Estuary. 'the lock' takes full advantage of fresh and local produce and serves delicious salads, sandwiches, hot lunches and handmade cakes. There's soft ice cream too - for kids of all ages! The specialities at 'the lock' include traditional English breakfast (served until 11am) and afternoon teas.
Located right on the river front of Heybridge Basin 'the lock' is popular with walkers, bird watchers, sailors and people just looking to unwind.
Groups must book
Open all the time
SUMMER 9-5PM Every day including Saturday and Sunday. WINTER 9-4pm Monday - Friday and 9-4.30pm Saturday and Sunday.
Basin Road, Heybridge Basin, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4RS
Map reference: TL 872069 Lat: 51.72954 Long: 0.70932
Parking : free
Nearest station : 14 miles (22.5 kms) from Chelmsford station
There is limited access for wheelchair users.