Woolverstone Marina
Woolverstone, Ipswich, Suffolk
(01473) 780206

Facilities & Services

  • 235 berths
  • Max LOA: 24m
  • 110 swinging moorings with water taxi service
  • Calor gas
  • Boat lifting and storage ashore
  • Storage sheds
  • Chandlery
  • Laundry facilities
  • Riverside Bar and Restaurant
  • Yacht brokerage
  • Sailing school
  • Caravan park
  • RYA training centre
  • MDL WiFi
  • Fuel (diesel)

Woolverstone Marina is set in 22 acres of glorious parkland on the picturesque River Orwell. Within easy reach of the sea and a multitude of scenic destinations, this is a great base to start cruising.

There are 235 pontoon berths and 110 swinging moorings with a water taxi service. There’s also is an on-site caravan park and a sailing school.

Boatyard facilities
Woolverstone Marina offers excellent boatyard facilities for boat repairs or maintenance work. There is storage ashore for over 250 boats as well as yacht stores and undercover mast storage.

There’s a purpose-built lifting dock and cradle hire, and a wide, easy-access slipway, including an access pontoon, with ample space for car parking and trailer storage. There is also a main Volvo Penta dealer on site along with a well-stocked chandlery and specialist riggers.

Out and about
Next to the marina, the River Stour is particularly scenic and there are numerous creeks in Walton Backwaters to explore.

To the south, the Colne and Blackwater estuaries offer varied sailing, while turning north takes you towards the River Deben where you can cruise upriver past Ramsholt to the pretty town of Woodbridge.

Our Chatham Maritime Marina, situated on the River Medway in Kent, is just a day's cruise away.

A little further up the coast is the Ore/Alde River, where a fast tide sweeps you past Havergate Island, up to picturesque Orford and on to Aldeburgh. If you’d like to go further afield, Ostend in Belgium is only 92 miles away from Woolverstone, whilst Holland and France are also within easy reach.

Freedom Berthing gives you even more freedom to explore any of the 18 marinas in our UK network stretching from Devon to Suffolk, plus 96 European destinations in France, Spain and Italy.

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