Combine a delightful three hour sail along the river Orwell with an equally delightful two course lunch at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall.

Starting from the harbour in Ipswich, Viking Mariners offer you an excellent way to sample the delights of sailing. Life jackets and wet weather gear (hopefully you won’t need it!) will be supplied and there’s usually a chance for you to take the helm if conditions and time allows.

After that, its a quick 10 minute drive to Kesgrave Hall where you can enjoy a long, leisurely lunch either on the terrace or inside the restaurant.

And the cost: £89.00 per person

To book call Kesgrave Hall on 01473 333741

Here are the sail dates for this year:

2017 Scheduled Dates

July August September
12th Wednesday 9th Wednesday 13th Wednesday
19th Wednesday 23rd Wednesday
30th Wednesday
Dedham, Colchester
overcast clouds
humidity: 100%
wind: 4m/s SE
H 14 • L 12
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