The Butley Ferry

The Ferry will be operating from Saturday 30th March 2024 until Sunday 13th October 2024.

Operating hours

The ferry runs on Saturdays, Sunday and Bank Holidays only, between 11.00am and 4.00pm

Mid week openings are available to pre-booked groups. A minimum of one weeks notice is required and it does rely on a volunteer being available. This cannot be guaranteed. A minimum charge of £30.00 is made for this service.

We may not operate in strong winds.  Please call ahead to check we are able to operate.

Contact us

Butley Ferry telephone number is:  07913 672499.


£2.50 for adults and £1.50 for children under 12 and for bicycles.  Dogs cross for free.

Walks and Cycle Routes

There are a number of circular walks and cycle routes which include the ferry and allow you to experience to the full the unique landscape of the Alde and Ore Estuary.

We publish a leaflet with a free map which is available at the ferry and from local outlets. To view it online or download it, click the button below.


The Butley Ferry is sponsored by the Alde & Ore Association.