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Open Days 16th & 17th Sept 2023

This September we welcome the 3 vessels of The Cirdan Trust as part of their 40th anniversary. Queen Galadrial, (1937 Baltic Trader 32m x 6.4m x 2.4m draft) Faramir (1981 Bermudian Ketch 22m x  5.25m x 2.5m draft) Duet (1912 classic Yawl 20m x 3.4m x 2.2m draft) The Cirdan Trust was founded in 1983 to [...]

By | September 13th, 2023|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Days 16th & 17th Sept 2023

Open Day Weekend – 17th &18th June 2023

Gates open 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday. There will be the usual pop-up cafe and a visiting historic vessel mooring up at the visitor berth for people to have a close up look at. After a considerable absence from Hermitage (last visit was in 2015 )  VIC96 is steaming (literally firing up [...]

By | May 19th, 2023|Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 17th &18th June 2023

Open Day Weekend – March 18th & 19th 2023

Touchstone returns to Hermitage, fresh from drydock. Gates open 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday Motor tug Touchstone will be coming and will to be open to visitors, there will be a pop-up cafe in the pier house and of course the resident live-aboard boats to view close up, mainly Dutch and English river barges, with one [...]

By | March 15th, 2023|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – March 18th & 19th 2023

Open Day Weekend – 17th &18th Sept 2022

Hermitage welcomes the historic vessel Havengore for the September open days weekend, in the year of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. It will be open to visitors during the normal open day hours of 11am to 4pm. Havengore was specially commissioned by the Port of London Authority in 1954 to act both as its flagship and principal [...]

By | September 1st, 2022|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 17th &18th Sept 2022

Open Day Weekend – 18th &19th June 2022

After more than three years tug Touchstone returns to Hermitage Gates open 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday Motor tug Touchstone will be arriving from Chatham Historic Dockyard to be open to visitors, there will be a pop-up cafe in the pier house and of course the resident live-aboard boats to view close up, mainly Dutch and [...]

By | May 31st, 2022|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 18th &19th June 2022

Open Day Weekend – 26th & 27th March 2022

The first open weekend of 2022 has sailing barge "Will" here, fresh from dry dock, winter repairs and maintenance. The vessel is available for visitors to look at close up, as well as tour round the deck (with care). She is a working charter barge, taking groups of people on private charters now, rather than [...]

By | March 8th, 2022|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 26th & 27th March 2022

Open Day Weekend – 4th & 5th Sept 2021

Two years on from our last Open Days, the 2021 ones coincide with Open House. No need to book, but there may be limitations on numbers and the pop-up cafe that is usually in place in the pier house will be operating but in a more distanced mode. The pier house is of course well [...]

By | September 3rd, 2021|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 4th & 5th Sept 2021

Open Day Weekend – 21st & 22nd Sept 2019

The Open Weekend coincides with Open House London, and also with Wapping Open Studios (a dozen local artists are exhibiting). Hermitage gates open 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday and there is the usual pop-up cafe in the pier house providing refreshments. This weekend we have visiting vessel Thames Sailing barge "Lady Daphne" [...]

By | September 4th, 2019|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 21st & 22nd Sept 2019

Eel Barge “Korneliske Ykes II” en route to Hermitage

The eel barge "palinaak" has been spotted in Sea Reach at the mouth of the Thames about an hour ago, under power, as it heads to London. We look forward to it arriving at Hermitage later this afternoon.

By | June 21st, 2019|Hermitage River Projects, Open Day|Comments Off on Eel Barge “Korneliske Ykes II” en route to Hermitage

Open Day Weekend – 22nd & 23rd June 2019

The June Open Days of 2019 will be taking place this weekend. It is a special occasion as 2019 is the tenth anniversary of the building of Hermitage Moorings. We have two vessels coming to Hermitage and open to the public, one, called "Korneliske Ykes II" , is sailing from The Netherlands, re-enacting a trading [...]

By | June 17th, 2019|Hermitage River Projects, HRP Front Page, Open Day|Comments Off on Open Day Weekend – 22nd & 23rd June 2019