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Guests of the Essex Inn can use our two single person kayaks to explore the Rappahannock River or one of the many smaller creeks and tributaries in the area!  Our kayaks are 10-foot Emotion Guster kayaks provide the perfect combination of comfort, stability and performance.  Paddles and all safety equipment are also available at the Inn.  


For guest usage, simply give us a call toll-free at 866-ESSEX-VA to reserve. 

3rd  Thursday River Concert Series   Free!     June-September 2023
3rd Thursday is back in 2023 with more bands and a new location! Join us at the Rappahannock River Park on Newbill Drive on the 3rd Thursday in June-September from 5:30PM - 8:30PM.  Check out this season's line up:


June 15 – Good Shot Judy (Jazz Band)


July 20 – Stuck on a Name (Reggae)


August 17 – The Docksters (Reggae)


September 21 –Another Level (Cover Band)

Join the Pickleball Craze!  New pickleball courts and one tennis court are located just around the corner from the Inn.  Forgot your gear?  We have a pickleball set for you to use.

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