Welcome to Big Dog Ferry

Running between Beccles Lido and Geldeston, The Locks Inn Community Pub, The Big Dog Ferry offers a relaxing 3-mile boat trip along the River Waveney, with opportunities to spot otters, kingfishers and marsh harriers.

Disembark at The Locks Inn Community Pub to enjoy great food, drinks and live music or stay aboard for the round trip.

If you’re feeling more energetic, take a one-way ticket and walk back to Beccles along the Angles Way via Shipmeadow or the Norfolk river path via Dunburgh.

Well behaved dogs are welcome.

Explore, Excite & Inspire!


Enjoy a delicious selection of freshly prepared food and drinks. From hot meals, sandwiches and treats to hot and cold drinks, Go Bananas Play have everything you need


Let Big Dog Ferry Play take away the strain of party planning by providing the party of a lifetime.


Check out how you can find us, best ways to get there and when we are open!


Additional discounts will be made available to:

  • Families of 3 or more

  • Registered Childminders

Under 10 Months


10 Months - 3 Years Old


4+ Years Old