Thames Sailing Barge
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About

A popular way for social or special interest groups to enjoy a day out together. Our vessels
are large and comfortable with a spacious saloon below decks and seating up top.

Suits all ages, and the sturdiness and size of our barges should, reassure even the most
nervous of land lubbers!


Groups are welcome to bring a picnic but why not choose from one of our delicious home
made meals supplied by our in-house catering company and supplied from Maldon High
Street. Includes Afternoon Teas, Simple Lunches, Fork Buffets and Seated Meals.

Christmas Parties available.

Guide Prices

Mid-week Sail from £20 per person
Catering from £6.50

Facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit - Up to 30 guests
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • One way system
  • Outside seating
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Queuing system
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Groups

  • Coach parking - Nearby at Promenade Park
  • Drop Off Point - At Quay
  • Facilities for Coach Driver - Close to High Street and Prom Park
  • Facilities for groups
  • Typical visit duration - You have use of the vessel all day if you wish including the two hour sail

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Sole use of venue
  • Wedding receptions

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Single sex groups welcomed

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:Maldon Quay - from A12 South take A414 for Danbury and Maldon and follow into Maldon. Follow signs for town Centre and come down High Street. At bottom of high street, take left fork down Church Street to Quay. Parking at bottom of High Street in Edward Bright Close (Marked "P-Hythe Quay". From A12 North take exit for Witham and follow signs to Maldon.By Public transport: Timetables and information can be accessed via the public transport information partnership Traveline South East. Traveline allows you to plan journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town or village, named station or stop, or point of interest. Call 0871 200 2233 to speak to an operator and plan your journey, or log onto www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk and simply type in where you are travelling from and to for a detailed trip summary.The nearest railway station is Witham, which is 7 miles away.

Topsail Charters Group Visits

Type:Group Travel Visits

Topsail Charters, Cooks Barge Yard, The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN

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Tel01621 857567

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018

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