Tiller & Wheel Ltd offer boat experiences based around the historic vessels of the East Coast, including their own Thames sailing barge Edith May and Whitstable oyster smack, Thistle. Experiences include Afternoon Tea Cruises, Barge Races, Catered Day Sails, and static events including functions, talks, and music nights. Based in Lower Halstow, near Sittingbourne, but also operate from Chatham Maritime, and takes part in events around the East Coast.
May to October
Trips are available from £18 for a 1hr Medway River Cruise to £150 for a barge match experience.
Unfortunately, none of the vessels are suitable for those with impaired mobility.
For Lower Halstow: Newington and Rainham
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At Lower Halstow, guests can park in the brickfields car park at the end of Lapwing Drive (ME9 7DZ).
At Chatham, guests can park in the Marina car park (ME4 4LP) or the large multi-storey by the Odeon.
Free Parking • Toilet
Picture Credit: Tiller & Wheel.