What we do



The Womack Herons gather round the barbecue at Salhouse Broad.
We stayed overnight and then cruised up to Coltishall.


Contact us



You can contact us by sending an e-mail to enquiries@womackherons.org.uk


Want to join in?

Members should check to see if booking is required. If it is, simply follow the instructions given with each event.
If you are not a member but would like to join, just send us an e-mail to the address above.


How to cancel

If you have made a booking but then you are unable to attend the event, please let the organiser know as soon as possible. Otherwise, we may have to pay for the meal.


Lifts to Boating Meetings

You don't have to own a boat to be a member of the Womack Herons. However, many of our meetings take place at riverside locations and some people travel there by boat.

If you would like a lift on one of the boats going to a meeting, you would be most welcome. To arrange this just send an e-mail to the following address:



Here are the details of future meetings. Members are welcome at all meetings.

In some cases, it is necessary to contact the meeting organiser to let them know you are coming or to choose menus or some other option. You will find details of how to do this with each event. Please note that some dates and venues may change. We will send an e-mail to all members if this happens. If you change your e-mail, please make sure that the organisers know or you may miss out.
Visitors and guests are always welcome at Herons Meetings.

Meetings 2019


The contact for all meetings is Tricia unless otherwise stated. Her e-mail is: tricia@womackherons.org.uk


Saturday 31st August:  Tea/Coffee and scones in Horning.  Cruise or drive to Horning for tea/coffee and scones in the garden at Tricia's house, served from 2.30pm. Booking not required but it would help catering to know numbers. Contact Tricia with numbers and for directions if needed.

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September: On Saturday 14th, cruise or drive to Gays Staithe (nr Neatishead) for a lunchtime BBQ from 1pm. BYO food and chairs.  Boaters may wish to stay overnight.   On Sunday 15th, drive, cruise or walk to The White Horse, Neatishead for lunch at 12.30pm.  Booking required by 7th September.

Friday 27th September: Cruise or drive to St Benet’s Abbey for a guided tour starting at 11am. This is St Benet’s 1000 year anniversary – come and discover more of its history, stories and secrets!  After the tour stay and enjoy a picnic by the river – bring your own picnic.  Booking is not essential but it would be helpful to know numbers for the tour.  Please let Tricia know by Monday 23rd Sept.

Friday 11th October: Guided Riverside Walk in Norwich followed by lunch. Meet at 11am outside The Compleat Angler pub, 120 Prince of Wales Rd, Norwich. The walk, led once again by Mike Flett, will take in the many points of interest along both sides of the river, and include a short diversion to Ketts Heights to enjoy the great view across Norwich. The walk will take about 1¼ hrs and finishes back at Bishop Bridge; from there it is an easy walk into Norwich centre.  By popular demand, lunch has been booked at Cote Brasserie, 29 Exchange St, at 1pm.  Booking for the walk and/or lunch by 3rd October.  See sample lunch menus click here.

Tuesday 29th October: Supper, AGM and Quiz, 7pm, Ludham Church Room. The short AGM gives the opportunity to review the past year, elect the Committee, and offer ideas and suggestions.  It will be followed by supper. The winners of the light-hearted quiz, set this year by Graham and Sue, will become the new proud caretakers of the Stan Coles Trophy! This is always a fun evening-don’t miss it!  No need to book but numbers for catering would be appreciated – contact Tricia.

Saturday 9th November: Lunch at The Maltsters, Ranworth.

Thursday 28th November: Laying Up Supper, Acle Bridge Inn

Tuesday 10th December: Winter Walk and silly hats. Details to follow.

Do you have any ideas for future meetings? Please let any committee member know what you would like to see next year.

All dates and venues are subject to change until the bookings have been confirmed. Keep looking in for details.