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Welcome to the Ferry Boat Boat Inn, North Fambridge, Essex. The Ferry Boat is a 500 year old riverside pub offering accommodation as well as renowned beer, food and hospitality. Located beside the River Crouch next to Blue House Farm, the Essex Wildlife Trust's 600-acre sanctuary, the pub is a freehouse with principal beers being Green King IPA, Ruddles County and Abbot.

The purpose built accommodation is all ground floor set in a courtyard behind the Inn and is rated Three Diamonds by the English Tourism Council. The Ferry Boat is also featured in the AA Pub Guide 2002. All rooms have TV, tea & coffee making facilities, and cots are available. One room is equipped to allow disabled access.

We are open 12pm - 11.30pm every day.

The Ferry Boat Inn accepts all major credit cards:
Unfortunately American Express is not accepted

Recent Comments

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Idyllic pub (free house) with lovely atmosphere used by many locals. The food is great and cooked freshly to order. Beer well looked after.


Great atmosphere; great beer; and told by friends that food is great too.

Darren in the city

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