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Reedham Ferry Inn - Chain Ferry

Reedham Ferry Inn - Chain Ferry

Ferry Road, Reedham Ferry Inn, Reedham, NR13 3HA, United Kingdom

Boating Days Out - Boat Trips

Tel 01493 700999

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About Reedham Ferry Inn - Chain Ferry

The Reedham Ferry is a vehicular chain ferry which crosses the River Yare in Norfolk. It crosses the river near the village of Reedham, forming the only crossing point between the city of Norwich and Great Yarmouth and saving users a journey of more than 30 miles.

The current ferry was built in 1984, was designed and built at Oulton Broad by the late Fred Newson & the present owner. The ferry can carry up to 3 cars at a time and can carry a maximum weight of 12 tonnes.

There has been a crossing at Reedham since the early 17th Century. The original ferry was called Norfolk Horse Ferries UNDER STABLE the horse drawn vehicles were the main users of the ferry boat.

The Archers came to Reedham Ferry early in 1949 and proud to boast we are still here now after 3 generations.

The ferry boat in 1949 was still being hand-wound across the river yare until early 1950 when the ferry became motorised.

The hours of operation are from 7.30AM to 10.00PM Monday to Fridays and 8.00AM to 10.00 Saturdays and Sundays, summer and winter alike.

The Ferry Charges are as follows:

Car / Light Van £4.00
Car / Light Van Day Return £7.00
Coach £10.00
Lorry Under 7 Tonnes £7.00
Caravan / Trailer £2.00
Motorcycle £2.00
Pedestrian £0.50
Multi Ticket £30.00

For more information please contact us on 01493 700429 or Email us via the contact button on this page


General Services

  • 5 Star Rating

Special Opening

  • Open - All Year
  • Open - Christmas
  • Open - Easter
  • Open - New Year

Car Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Pay & Display Parking


  • Disabled Friendly
  • Guide Dogs Accepted


  • Pets Accepted

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