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Normanton-on-Soar Chain Ferry

Normanton-on-Soar LE12 5HB, England
+44 7487 252784
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Great shortcut from Normanton

Now, as residents in Normanton, we can get across to the other side of the river to go for a walk... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
John_in_Notts
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Nottinghamshire
We need more river ferries like this one

A wonderful discovery! The ferry really opens up the number of walks you can do in this area as... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
histman
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The Normanton-on-Soar Chain Ferry is a volunteer-run ferry service providing trips across the River Soar. The ferry, first mentioned on a map from 1771, is believed to date as far back as 1200AD. The Ferry operates on Saturday and Sunday, between 1st April and 30th September, from 10.00 to 16:30. Fees: £1 per person per crossing. 50p per dog/bicycle per crossing. Weekday group bookings on request.
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May 30, 2018
“Great shortcut from Normanton”
May 27, 2018
“We need more river ferries like this one”
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Normanton-on-Soar LE12 5HB, England
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Now, as residents in Normanton, we can get across to the other side of the river to go for a walk without going to Zouch and walking back. We went over on Sunday afternoon, and it was good to see how well the ferry was...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

A wonderful discovery! The ferry really opens up the number of walks you can do in this area as ferries were places where footpaths often went to in the past and so many of them today are just dead-ends. The boat and boathouse have been...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Lovely little trip, could have been 100 years ago. And it's only a quid. Nothing more to add to make up my 100 words minimum.

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

I'm really pleased the people of Normanton have reinstated this ferry, it's great thst you can now get to the pub in Normanton within an easy walk from Loughborough or Hathern.

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