• EA Advisory Notice – Bures Mill (upstream reach)

    7 July 2016 – The Environment Agency have just issued an Advisory Notice for the upstream reach at Bures Mill. An issue with an automatic gate at Bures Mill has created the low water levels which are causing problems for river users.

  • Craft Registrations 2016/17

    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 …

  • All aboard!

    From Easter 2016… The Granary Tea Room at Sudbury is open every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday from Easter Sunday 27 March. Pop down for a cuppa, light lunch and delicious homemade cake. Not forgetting the riverside views and the chance to enjoy a boat trip. Our trip boats at Sudbury, Flatford and Dedham are available for scheduled river trips and private …

  • Join the crew

    We are looking for volunteers to join our team of skippers and crew operating our fleet of electric launches on the River Stour in Suffolk, made famous in John Constable’s paintings. The boats operate from Spring through October every weekend, and occasional weekdays, but you can volunteer for as many or few days as you …