Top 5 Marinas to Visit on the Inland Waterways

Whilst on your adventures on the inland waterways, it can be difficult to choose which marina to moor your narrowboat. Whether you are looking for a permanent mooring or just wanting to book for a short stay then you should have a read through our top 5 marinas to visit on the UK inland waterways.

St Katherine’s Dock – The River Thames, London

St Katherine’s Dock is located on the River Thames, and is well known for being one of the best marinas to stay in London. With a wide range of facilities surrounded by stunning scenery, you definitely will not be disappointed. They also offer an outstanding a social calendar which includes many enjoyable nautical events and activities throughout the year.

Visit their website to find out more: https://www.skdocks.co.uk/marina

Chirk Marina - Langollen Canal, Wales

This peaceful marina is the perfect place to get away and relax and explore the stunning countryside. Their fully secure moorings, gives you peace of mind when staying overnight. Just at the top of the marina, there is a bar and restaurant on site, making it easy for you to enjoy a meal out with friends or family. Whilst on your adventure on the Langollen Canal, you will see many iconic landmarks each day.

Visit their website to find out more: http://www.marineserviceschirk.co.uk/

Gayton Marina – Grand Union Canal

Gayton Marina is situated in a great location, with many facilities on site and nearby such as their marine chandlery and other shops. You can experience the countryside passing through unique towns and villages. This marina offers both short term and long term moorings, but get in touch with them in advance to check their availability.

Visit their website to find out more: https://www.gaytonmarina.com/

White Bear Waterside Marina – Leeds & Liverpool Canal

White Bear Marina is the largest marina on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, with many onsite and nearby facilities, you will definitely find something of interest. They offer secure waterside moorings, shower and laundry facilities, making it easy to feel at home at this peaceful marina. With pubs, restaurants and shops within a walking distance, this a great location for you to stop on your travels.

Visit their website to find out more:  https://www.aquavista.com/find-a-marina/white-bear-waterside-marina

Bath Waterside Marina – River Avon, Somerset

Bath Marina has many leisure moorings, which is great if you are looking to get away for a holiday or long weekend on your narrowboat. There are two canal side pubs that are within a 10 minute walk of the marina. Whilst on your visit, you can take a stroll to see many historical buildings, such as the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey Tower.

Visit their website to find out more: https://www.aquavista.com/find-a-marina/bath-waterside-marina-and-caravan-park

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