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Explore hidden gems along the glorious Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation. Have a picnic at Heybridge Basin and see the visiting yachts.  Or bring your caravan or motorhome to the peaceful Hoe Mill Lock, or hop on a trip boat at Paper Mill Lock.

There’s plenty to see and do along our wonderful Navigation. 

Places to Visit

Explore the area

Hoe Mill Campsite with caravans and tents
Boating along the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation

Boat Trips

Step on board one of our trip boats and enjoy a cruise along the glorious Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation in Essex with Chelmer Cruises. The Navigation offers nearly 14 miles of waterway to explore.