Trips on Lucy Lavers

Following her return from Dunkirk, Lucy Lavers now lives in the working fishing port of Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk,

where she served twice as the town's relief lifeboat. She gives pre-booked trips afloat from Easter to October (weather permitting) to the public, schools and other groups, acting as a floating ambassador to help people understand and experience our maritime heritage. 

On land her story will continue to be told through films, photographs and displays at Rescue Wooden Boats Maritime Heritage Centre in Stiffkey, Norfolk, and here on the website. 

Book a trip on Lucy Lavers by contacting the Tourist Information Office in Freeman Street,  Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk / 01328 710885.  For special trips (see below) or whole boat charters, contact us.  

2017 dates so far confirmed

  • Mon 3rd July 12.45pm
  • Sat 8th July 5.00pm
  • Mon 10th July 6.15pm
  • Weds 12th July 9.00am
  • Weds 19th July 1.00pm
  • Sat 22nd July 4.15pm
  • Weds July 26th 7.30pm
  • Sun 30th July 9.30am
  • Weds 2nd Aug 1.00pm
  • Sat 5th Aug 4.00pm
  • Weds 9 Aug 6.30pm
  • Sun 13th Aug 9.00am
  • Weds 16th Aug 11.00am
  • Sat 19th Aug 3.00pm
  • Weds 23rd Aug 6.30pm
  • Sun 27th Aug 9.30am
  • Mon 28th Aug 9.30pm
  • Weds 30th Aug 10.30am

Adults: £15 / Children (4-16 years): £7.50, pay on board.

Trip time: approximately 45-60 minutes.

Limited spaces are available and all trips are pre-booked only.  All trips are subject to weather conditions.

Meet on Tugboat Yard (see map) 15 minutes before departure. Full safety and instruction details at the Tourist Information Office.

Directions for Tugboat Yard: walk to the road beside the quay and, facing the sea, turn right and walk until the road turns inland up the hill. Tugboat Yard is the grassed area ahead on the left. 

NEW!  Vouchers for Special Trips Afloat are available online here for an extra memorable trip on Lucy Lavers with a glass of bubbly and a certificate of your trip.  Dates for these trips should be arranged separately with us, not through the Tourist information Centre, so buy your voucher and we will contact you!  Any enquiries?  Email us here.

Image: Gary Anthony

For more images, visit the Lucy Lavers New Life Afloat photograph collection.