FAMILIES can experience a traditional sailing ship as it visits Southend tomorrow.
People can walk the deck, take the helm or even experience the thrill of sailing when the tall ship Mercedes docks at Southend Pier UK .
Vistors can tour the ship from 11am to 5pm tomorrow and Friday and take a cruise on it between 11am and 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. Admission, which does not include entrance to the pier, costs £1 for adults and 50p for children up to 14 years old.
A cruise costs £35 for adults, £20 for children up to 14 years old and £100 for a family of two adults and two children.