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 2022


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

Wednesday May 25th: Visit to East Ruston Old Vicarage Gardens followed by ‘tea and cake’ in the tea rooms.  Meet at the entrance at 2pm and enjoy your own meander through the gardens finishing at the tea rooms 3.30pm-4pm for your own tea-time choice.  Entrance to the gardens is £11.50pp.

Saturday 11th June: The Summer BBQ in the Garden, Staithe Road, Ludham, from 1pm.  Bring your own food to cook, drinks and chairs.

Wednesday 6th July: Coastal Walk in Overstrand starting and finishing at the Sea Marge Hotel (NR27 0AB) where a traditional afternoon tea (sandwiches, cakes and pastries, scones with jam and cream, tea or coffee) has been booked for 4pm. Booking for afternoon tea (cost £15.75pp) essential by 29th June; The walk will leave the Sea Marge at 2.30pm. Please be there in good time so we are not late for tea.

Tuesday 19th July: Cruise or drive to the Ferry Inn Stokesby for lunch at 12.30pm.  Booking, with menu choices, essential by 12th July.  See the menu at https://www.theferryinnstokesby.co.uk/our-menu

Monday 1st  August:  Guided tour of the Plantation Garden, 4 Earlham Rd, Norwich NR2 4DB, starting at 10.30am.  Lunch has also been booked at Ask Italian, Chapelfield Plain, for 12.30.  The Plantation Garden is a Grade 2 listed English Heritage Garden; the tour will take approx. 1hr. Cost £3pp.  Booking for the tour and/or lunch essential by July 25th.

Wednesday 24th August: Cream Tea Event in Horning.

Tuesday 6th September: Picnic at How Hill.

Friday 30th September: Fish and Chips at the White Horse, Upton. Note change of date

Tuesday 18th October: AGM followed by Supper and the Stan Coles Trophy Quiz.

Thursday 17th November: End of Season Supper at the King's Head, Coltishall.

Tuesday 6th December: Winter Walk and Lunch. Details to follow.

Visitors and guests are always welcome at Herons Meetings.

If you have any comments or suggestions regarding the Womack Herons, please send them to enquiries@womackherons.org.uk.