Thorpeness Meare

The Meare is a shallow boating lake like no other. A wide range of dinghies, kayaks, large family rowing boats, canoes, punts and sailing boats are all available for hire. Many of these are the original boats from 1913, repaired over the winter and these boats lend the Meare an air of timeless enjoyment.

The Meare, Thorpeness, Suffolk, England, IP16 4NW

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Thorpeness Meare

The lake with its islands and surrounds covers some sixty acres and has over forty acres of water. Yet, nowhere is the lake more than three feet deep and so it provides a very safe boating environment for children of all ages.

The islands were named by J.M Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan and each have their own attraction to explore from ‘The Fort’ to the ‘Dragon’s Lair’.

Many of the boats are original, from when the lake was created around 1913. These lend the Meare an air of timeless enjoyment.

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