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10. Orwell River Cruises, Ipswich

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Orwell River Cruises, Ipswich


Take to the water for a relaxing journey around the historic waterways of Ipswich, Harwich Harbour and the River Orwell - voted ones of the most beautiful rivers in England by the Royal Yachting Association.  

A purpose built vessel, the Orwell Lady, runs regular, scheduled cruises, leaving from Orwell Quay in Ipswich Wet Dock.
 
Learn about the maritime history of the area, from sumuggling and shipbuilding to industry and warfare. Experience gentle wooded river banks and farmland upstream, to the historic Harwich harbour and the bustling modern container port at Felixstowe near the sea.  

The Pin Mill Cruise
Lasting approximately two and a half hours taking in the most beautiful wooded stretches of the River Orwell

The Harwich Harbour Cruise
Lasting around three and a half hours, journey down the River Orwell taking the opportunity to see the UK's largest container port at Felixstowe and the Historic harbour of Harwich before returning to Ipswich.

Theme Night Cruises
Orwell River Cruises  hold various seasonal and special theme nights with food and music included in the ticket price.  For details and prices check out the Theme Nights page. The cruises last approximately three and a half hours as the route is the same as the Harwich Harbour Cruise.

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How to get there: please click here for directions.

Orwell River Cruises Bookings - Cruises can be booked from the following location:
Tourist Infomation Centre
St Stephen's Church,
St Stephens Lane,
Ipswich
England, UK

Orwell River Cruises opening Times:
Cruises take places from April to October annually. Please see the Orwell River Cruises Website for a full cruise timetable.

Orwell River Cruises Admission:
 
Harwich Harbour Cruise             
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £32.00               
Adult £13.00
Child (under 16 years) £7.00
Concessions £10.50

Pin Mill Cruise
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £26.00               
Adult £10.00
Child (under 16 years) £6.00
Concessions £8.50

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