A Boating Guide to Stokesby

Stokesby Village Sign

Stokesby Village Sign

Stokesby is a delightful village with a large tree lined village green. The Riverside Stores adjacent to the village green is open during the season and sell a wide range of goods and also serve teas. The Ferry Inn is situated beside the River Bure and has a pleasant beer garden overlooking the river. The village is 9 miles from Yarmouth and is a good stop off point to wait for the ebb tide when journeying down through Yarmouth and across Breydon Water. The journey to Yarmouth takes between 1½ and 2 hours.


Broads Authority Moorings at Stokesby

Stokesby BA 24 Hour Moorings

The Broads Authority moorings are situated right alongside the village green and children’s play area. There is room for about three boats. The tide flows fast here so always come into moor against the tide. Additional mooring space is available downstream of the Ferry Inn (Fee).


Stokesby Village Green

Stokesby Village Green

The large tree lined village green is well kept and makes an ideal spot for a picnic.


Children’s Play Area

Stokesby Village Green and Play Area

The play area has swings, seesaw and a roundabout all set on safety matting, within view of the staithe.


Stokesby Riverside Stores and Tearoom

Stokesby Village Green and Riverside Stores

The Riverside Stores and Tearoom is situated beside the village green a short stroll from the moorings.


The  Ferry Inn

The Ferry Inn at Stokesby on the River Bure

The Ferry Inn is a traditional English pub serving good food and has a riverside garden with moorings available for patrons.