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Another visit to a very pleasant area

Took sister-in-law over from Australia on a rural trip and ended up at Heybridge Basin. An outlet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RAH1975_21
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
Walk along the river

A good place to go for a relaxing walk along the rive. Interesting lock and two pubs and a cafe for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terri545
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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Heybridge, Maldon, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took sister-in-law over from Australia on a rural trip and ended up at Heybridge Basin. An outlet for the Chelmer and Blackwater canal, situated not far from the River Chelmer estuary. This is a very pleasant visit for a sunny day and as it was,...More

Thank RAH1975_21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place to go for a relaxing walk along the rive. Interesting lock and two pubs and a cafe for eating and drinks. Also peaceful boat trips along the river if required.

Thank Terri545
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returned to have a drink and stroll along the waters edge to find it very busy. Lovely place to visit but gets busy at peak times

Thank Denzolie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A first for us despite it being less than an hour from home. Found it while waiting for an appointment elsewhere and was a great place to while away the time. Free car park then a stroll along the canal path, turned round and walked...More

Thank Neal192
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We headed over to Heybridge basin after being in Maldon earlier in the day. It's only a short drive. We ate at the pub and went for a long walk along the estuary. It's a very interesting walk with lots of bird life on the...More

Thank dexterBucks
Reviewed 11 August 2017

One pub had a pretty bog-standard pub menu which didn't reflect the maritime nature of the area - the other had a wide choice of sea-food.

Thank AndytheBike
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We go to Heybridge Basin at least twice a year, such a peaceful beautiful tranquil place, watchin g the boats go through the locks to the estuary , and some lovely walks just lovely. free parking in the carpark which always helps, but a must...More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you enjoy boats you will love The Basin. Houseboats mored along the canal banks. Yachts coming & going. A lock to keep both adults & youngsters amused. A well known tea room & a couple of pubs, what more can you want on a...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

It's a bit of a bugger to find if you aren't local but it's worth the trouble, free parking and a couple of decent pubs to refresh you after a pleasant stroll along the estuary. Take binoculars and some bread for the ducks on the...More

Thank HampshireJellybelly1
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely views and enjoyable for walkers and tourists. Tiptree tea rooms and 2 pubs serving food and drinks.

Thank Katie P
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legerton
9 August 2017|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response, but if you go again walk along the sea wall to the Mill Beach Pub or a little further to the Mill Beach Caravan Park, its about 20 to 30 minutes walk but worth it. Both have a lovely little beach... More
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samantha.sunshine
1 August 2017|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
Yes as no problem, your dog will love it, try walking along the sea wall towards the Mill Beach Pub (20 to 30 minutes) & if your really enjoy a walk continue towards Osea Island.(45 to 60 minutes) If you're really... More
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samantha.sunshine
1 August 2017|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
Yes as no problem, your dog will love it, try walking along the sea wall towards the Mill Beach Pub (20 to 30 minutes) & if your really enjoy a walk continue towards Osea Island.(45 to 60 minutes) If you're really... More
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