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Boat Trips:North Walsham & Dilham Canal Historic Boat Tours at North Walsham and Dilham Canal

Boat Trips, Thu 6 May - Sun 31 Oct 2021, £40

Ella II

Ella II

The electric tour boat Ella II on the water near Ebridge Mill.

Due to COVID-19, please check directly with the venue/accommodation provider for potential new visiting and booking procedures.


Take a guided boat tour of Norfolk's only sailing canal, built in 1826, onboard an electric boat named after the last commercial vessel to sail the route.

Tours last around one hour and can be arranged at a time of your choosing, with boats thoroughly cleaned between uses and Covid secure measures in operation. Tours embark from Ebridge Mill car park, from where a steerer guides passengers upstream, taking in the wildlife and providing background history of this fascinating waterway.

From its hay day, busy with working wherries, to years left abandoned, to its current period of restoration, the North Walsham and Dilham Canal has had quite a history. This boat tour is the perfect way to learn more about the waterway and support its ongoing restoration, with all money helping funding the charity that operates the canal: The North Walsham & Dilham Canal Trust.

Children welcomeDogs accepted

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Dates Times
Thu 6 May - Sun 31 Oct 2021 08:00 to 21:00
Boat tours are limited to one a day (up to five passengers per boat trip, plus the skipper) and can be arranged at any time of your choosing. Arrange by phone. Later changes can be made due to weather if needed.


£30 per boat trip of up to five people.

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Thu 6 May - Sun 31 Oct North Walsham & Dilham Canal Historic Boat Tours


Ebridge Mill pond to Swafield Bridge,
North Walsham,
NR28 9NG


See location of North Walsham and Dilham Canal on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 305294  Lat: 52.81342 Long: 1.42014


Explore 2.3 miles of a restored Norfolk treasure. Canoe, sail, walk, fish, swim or walk and enjoy a wealth of wildlife.

Parking: free


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted