Brightlingsea Foot Ferry, photo by Colm O Laoi

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Seasonal foot ferry connecting Brightlingsea, East Mersea and Point Clear

Use of the ferry greatly reduces road miles – typically a round trip by road between Brightlingsea and Point Clear is 20 miles, but takes just 3 minutes on the ferry. The round trip by road to East Mersea is 40 miles, but only takes approximately 9 minutes by ferry.

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Brightlingsea to East Mersea Foot Ferry

Type:Pedestrian Ferry

Bromans Lane, East Mersea, COLCHESTER, Essex, CO5 8UE

Tel: 01206 302200

Opening Times

* Ferry runs April-September