Woolverstone Marina
Woolverstone, Ipswich, Suffolk
(01473) 780206

Facilities & Services

  • 235 berths
  • Max LOA: 24m
  • 110 swinging moorings with water taxi service
  • Luxury lodge park
  • Boat lifting and storage ashore
  • Riverside Bar and Restaurant
  • Chandlery
  • Storage sheds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Yacht brokerage
  • Calor gas
  • Sailing school
  • RYA training centre
  • Electric Vehicle Charging - Tesla & Universal Type 2
  • 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 a luxurious on-site lodge 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.

24/7 Storage
We also offer secure and convenient storage facilities onsite. So if you need to stow boating gear, or you have business or household goods to store, click here to find out more.

Woolverstone Lodge Park
Our new luxury Woolverstone Lodge Park offers a stunning retreat nestled in 25 acres of tranquil woodland beside the River Orwell. Perfect peace and luxury living combine into a unique escape for couples and families looking to unwind in the beautiful Suffolk countryside.

Sophistication, style and blissful touches of luxury mean that these exquisite lodges offer an idyllic slice of riverside life. Breakfast to birdsong on your private decking as you watch the wildlife go by or kick back after a day's adventures in your very own hot tub with starry skies above. There truly is something for everyone.

Whether you love to be on the water, with sailing, canoeing and river cruises, or you prefer to stay firmly on dry land with wonderful walks and exhilarating cycle trails; you can enjoy a range of activities or do as little as possible and relax. RSPB reserves, Constable Country and the Heritage Coastal hotspots of Aldeburgh, Southwold and Orford are all easily accessible. At Woolverstone Lodge Park, you can relax, enjoy and discover, with this gem of English countryside.

Bookings are made through the Hoseasons website or by calling their team on 0345 498 6060.

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 over 130 European destinations in France, Spain, Italy and Portugal.