Barge Trips

Please book Barge Trips through Topsail Charters, details below

Swallow Birding have joined forces with Topsail Charters to offer a superb selection of birdwatching barge trips. You can choose from either a 'Walk & Cruise' a 'Four hour Sail' or a 'Full Day Sail'.

Look at the great selection of trips, all will have expert leaders from Swallow Birding to show you the varied selection of wildlife on the Essex Saltmarsh Coast.

To book on these exciting trips phone Topsail Charters on 01621 857567
Email: info@top-sail.co.uk
or you can book through their website:
http://www.top-sail.co.uk/
PLEASE BOOK BARGE TRIPS THROUGH TOPSAIL CHARTERS, DETAILS ON LEFT OF PAGE


Saturday 14th March 2020
BIRDS OF THE CROUCH CRUISE – 1030 – 1430
Leaders: Richard Allen & Glyn Evans

Explore the River Crouch from North Fambridge Marina, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify our visiting winter birds. Includes light lunch.

£50 Fully Catered



Sunday 15th March 2020
BIRDS OF THE CROUCH CRUISE – 1030 – 1430
Leaders: TBA

Explore the River Crouch from North Fambridge Marina, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify our visiting winter birds. Includes light lunch.

£50 Fully Catered



Sunday 22nd March 2020
BIRDWATCHNG SAIL AND WALK – 1030 – 1430
Leaders: Steve Grimwade & another

Join the barge at Maldon for coffee at 1000 and sail 1030-1230 with lunch of homemade soup with bread, followed by chocolate brownie with fruits and cream.
Lunch is followed by an optional guided sea wall walk with experts from Swallow Birding, finishing approx 1430.

£40 Fully Catered



Monday 23rd March 2020
BIRDWATCHNG SAIL AND WALK – 1115 – 1515
Leaders: Steve Grimwade & Simon Wood

Join the barge at Maldon for coffee at 1045 and sail 1115-1315 with lunch of homemade soup with bread, followed by chocolate brownie with fruits and cream.
Lunch is followed by an optional guided sea wall walk with experts from Swallow Birding, finishing approx 1515.

£40 Fully Catered



Saturday 28th March 2020
BIRDS OF THE COLNE CRUISE - 1030 – 1430
Leaders: Richard Allen & Chris Poole

Sail from Brightlingsea and explore the River Colne, past Fingringhoe Wick bird reserve, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify waders, divers and raptors.
Includes light lunch of homemade soup with bread, followed by chocolate brownie with fruits and cream.

£50 Fully Catered



Sunday 29th March 2020
BIRDS OF THE COLNE CRUISE - 1100 – 1500
Leaders: Glyn Evans & Yvonne Watling

Sail from Brightlingsea and explore the River Colne, past Fingringhoe Wick bird reserve, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify waders, divers and raptors.
Includes light lunch of homemade soup with bread, followed by chocolate brownie with fruits and cream.

£50 Fully Catered



Friday 3rd April 2020
BIRDS OF THE BLACKWATER DAY CRUISE - 0815 – 2000
Leaders: Simon Wood & another

Sail from Maldon and explore the River Blackwater with experts from Swallow Birding.
Fully catered with Breakfast, morning coffee and biscuits, a delicious lunch and tea with sandwiches and cake.

£60 Fully Catered



Sunday 26th April 2020
SUFFOLK RIVERS BIRDWATCHING DAY - 1000 – 1600
Leaders: Yvonne Watling & another

Sail from Ipswich and explore the Rivers Orwell & Stour, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify waders, divers and raptors.
Includes Coffee & Biscuits, Hot Buffet Lunch, Tea & Cake.

£60 Fully Catered



Monday 27th April 2020
SUFFOLK RIVERS BIRDWATCHING DAY - 1000 – 1600
Leaders: Chris Poole & another

Sail from Harwich and explore the Rivers Orwell & Stour, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify waders, divers and raptors.
Includes Coffee & Biscuits, Hot Buffet Lunch, Tea & Cake.

£60 Fully Catered



Saturday 10th October 2020
SUFFOLK RIVERS BIRDWATCHING DAY - 1030 – 1630
Leaders: Richard Allen & Chris Poole

Sail from Ipswich and explore the Rivers Orwell & Stour, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify waders, divers and raptors.
Includes Coffee & Biscuits, Hot Buffet Lunch, Tea & Cake.

£60 Fully Catered



Sunday 11th October 2020
SUFFOLK RIVERS BIRDWATCHING DAY - 1030 – 1630
Leaders: Yvonne Watling & another

Sail from Harwich and explore the Rivers Orwell & Stour, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify waders, divers and raptors.
Includes Coffee & Biscuits, Hot Buffet Lunch, Tea & Cake.

£60 Fully Catered



Saturday 17th October 2020
BIRDS OF THE COLNE CRUISE - 1000 – 1400
Leaders: Richard Allen & Chris Poole

Sail from Brightlingsea and explore the River Colne, past Fingringhoe Wick bird reserve, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify waders, divers and raptors.
Includes light lunch of homemade soup with bread, followed by chocolate brownie with fruits and cream.

£50 Fully Catered



Sunday 18th October 2020
BIRDS OF THE COLNE CRUISE - 1000 – 1400
Leaders: Glyn Evans & Yvonne Watling

Sail from Brightlingsea and explore the River Colne, past Fingringhoe Wick bird reserve, with experts from Swallow Birding helping you spot and identify waders, divers and raptors.
Includes light lunch of homemade soup with bread, followed by chocolate brownie with fruits and cream.

£50 Fully Catered



Sunday 25th October 2020
BIRDS OF THE BLACKWATER DAY CRUISE - 0800 – 1930
Leaders: Steve Grimwade & Glyn Evans

Sail from Maldon and explore the River Blackwater with experts from Swallow Birding.
Fully catered with Breakfast, morning coffee and biscuits, a delicious lunch and tea with sandwiches and cake.

£60 Fully Catered



Saturday 31st October 2020
BIRDWATCHNG SAIL AND WALK – 1030 – 1430
Leaders: Simon Wood & Carla Davis

Join the barge at Maldon for coffee at 1000 and sail 1030-1230 with lunch of homemade soup with bread, followed by chocolate brownie with fruits and cream.
Lunch is followed by an optional guided sea wall walk with experts from Swallow Birding, finishing approx 1430.

£40 Fully Catered



Sunday 1st November 2020
BIRDWATCHNG SAIL AND WALK – 1100 – 1500
Leaders: Steve Grimwade & Simon Wood

Join the barge at Maldon for coffee at 1045 and sail 1115-1315 with lunch of homemade soup with bread, followed by chocolate brownie with fruits and cream.
Lunch is followed by an optional guided sea wall walk with experts from Swallow Birding, finishing approx 1500.

£40 Fully Catered