Our Attractions

 Visitor Information
 Background and history


 Boat Plans

Flatners .....Turf Boats..... Withy Boats ....... Weston Super Mare Boats .....Bridgwater barges






A fully loaded boat
  Turf boats have considerable flare to allow very large but light loads to be carried. The bottom is flat


Richard Brunning tries out the model at Shapwick


 The turf boat in the museum with a part load. The boat was built by M Sweet 1961, oak bottom and elm sides.