Providing ease of access between the three communities for both local people and visitors to the area.
The Ferry provides not only a means of crossing the creek, but opens up opportunities to explore the attractions and facilities the area has to offer such as Cudmore Grove East Mersea and theEast Essex Aviation Society, Point Clear. For frequent visitors to East Mersea take advantage of the price reduction by buying tokens from the Harbour office or Ferry Coxswain. Our custom built ferry boat has a ramp which can be lowered to allow access for wheelchair users and cycles, as well as foot passengers using the service.
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. Download our ferry timetable here 2018 Colne Connection Ferry Timetable.
Our lunch cruises, harbour tours and nature walks open up an even wider oppurtunity to see what this beautiful area has to offer.