Why not take a trip on the Brightlingsea/Point Clear East Mersea foot ferry. This is a custom built ferry has a ramp allowing easy wheelchair and pushchair access as well as cyclists and foot passengers.
Departs from East Mersea at 15 minute intervals past the hour between 10.15 and 16.15 (last crossing) calling at Point Clear. Ferry timetables are available from local shops, libraries and tourist information centres.
Visit the Foot ferry website for more details.