Visiting the Shed

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We look forward to welcoming you to our next Open Days in 2019.

  • Sunday 19 May 12:00 16:30
  • Saturday 22 June 13:30 17:30
  • Sunday 7 July 13:30 17:30
  • Sunday 21 July 13:00 17:00
  • Sunday 18 August 13:00 17:00
  • Sunday 15 September 12:00 16:00 (provisional)
The Packing Shed Mersea Island Essex

On Open Days there is no need to book just turn up on the 'hammerhead' at the end of the jetty on the day. Boats depart and return at regular intervals.

For a small minimum donation (6.00 adults, 3.00 children) you can enjoy a wonderful afternoon out; the price also includes a Cream Tea at the shed for adults, juice and a biscuit for children. 

You can also hire the Packing Shed for special events - contact our Bookings Secretary, Bry Mogridge, on 01206 385123, for further details.  Also see Hiring the Shed for availability.

Picture courtesy of Paddy Ryan

Click here to see a local map of Mersea Island showing the location of the Packing Shed, the boat pick-up point and nearby car parks

Click here to see the tide times for the next few days.

Picture courtesy of Paddy Ryan


The Packing Shed is run solely by volunteers and relies on donations from the public to keep it going - anything that you can give will help preserve its future.
If you wish to donate - please click on the button below. 
Please click on 'Update Total' after you've entered the amount of your donation.

Thank You