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About

This is a really beautiful historic coastal cottage, furnished to very high standards and situated beside the sea wall, the Historic ships at Heybridge Lock, and a Nature Reserve which extends from its back garden

It is in a great location and offers lovely sea view walks, and bikes are freely provided.

Navigation Cottage is a historic listed weather boarded cottage set back from a sea lock at the mouth of the Blackwater Estuary. Restored London barges and yachts of different sizes and countries, come and go every day creating a cosmopolitan environment along the Essex coastline. The back of the cottage opens out to unspoiled marsh land and is a pit stop for migrating birds on their way to Africa, Scandinavia or Maldon, depending on their inclination and size…..

This romantic cottage has been modernised to offer a well equipped kitchen. Two lovely shower rooms designed to revive you once you have enjoyed a boat trip, or a walk along the sea wall or returned home from the many local attractions. In winter you can unwind in front of a fire or should you wish to stay in touch with the world enjoy our internet and Smart TV.

Navigation cottage was originally built in the late 1700’s and housed the foremen who worked on the canal. Thanks to their hard work, tonnes of cargo made its way along the waterway developing trade, whilst creating an outlet for adventure. The world was everyone’s oyster back then and we hope that spirit of exploration and escapism will be revived during your stay at this beautiful pearl of a cottage.

This cottage accepts well behaved dogs.

 

 

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Assistance dogs welcome

Booking & Payment Details

  • Advance booking essential

Cooking Facilities

  • Electric Hob
  • Fridge Freezer

Linen & Bedding

  • Towels Provided

Occupancy

  • Sleeps up to 4 - An additional single bedroom for a 5th person can be booked online

Parking

  • Free Parking on Site

Property Facilities

  • Enclosed Garden
  • Pet Friendly
  • Totally non-smoking
  • Wild Flower Garden
  • Wood Burner

Target Markets

  • Couples
  • Dark Skies / Stargazing
  • Dog Friendly Holidays
  • Families
  • Fires Allowed
  • LGBTQIA+

Map & Directions

Road Directions

You Cross the Historic Sea Lock by foot and walk across the grass banks to the cottage. You are provided with a free parking permit to park by the Sea Lock

Public Transport Directions

Trainline Journey Planner: Click Here

London Liverpool Street Station to Witham 45 mins

Taxi to Heybridge Basin 20 minutes

Taxis cost approx £15

Knights 01376 518 383

Crusader Cabs 01376 500 555

Waltham Taxis 01376 512 808

Terrys Cars  07710 778121

Navigation Cottage

Type:Cottage

Heybridge Basin, Maldon
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