For centuries men and women have rowed or motored passengers across the estuaries of the rovers Stour, Orwell, Deben, Alde and Ore and Blyth.
Today four ferries still run during the holidays and summer months, carrying thousands of passengers from one side of the river to the other.
The Butley Ferry is run by volunteers of the Alde and Ore Association and say they're concerned about a dropping number of passengers.
The Walberswick to Southwold ferry is rowed by Dani Church, the fifth generation of her family to run the boat. She says nostalgia plays a part in her passenger numbers.
You can learn more about the foot ferries of Suffolk and their running times here