• Craft Registrations

    All craft must be registered to take to the water on any part of the Inland Waterway network of England (canals, rivers, navigations). The River Stour Trust can issue craft registrations for unpowered and manually propelled private craft on behalf of the Environment Agency. This tariff applies to manual vessels only, for example, canoes, kayaks …

  • Flatford & Dedham Locks

    Our plans to refurbish Flatford and Dedham Locks are closer to reality following the £40,000 awarded from the Veolia Environmental Trust. Our Treasurer, Gareth Cole, put together the successful application and said: “This grant is great news. It means we can push the project forward and start work on the much-needed repair and replacement of …

  • The Granary

    The Granary can be privately hired for a variety of functions including meetings, seminars, classes, parties, naming ceremonies and weddings. Click here for more information.

  • John Constable Returns

    The restored Stour lighter, the John Constable, is available for private charters from Spring through October (depending on weather and stream conditions). Click here for more information. River Stour Trust Vice President, Griff Rhys Jones, launched passenger services for the restored lighter in May 2013.