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King's Lynn
52°45.100'N, 000°23.500'E Chart icon.png
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Visitors Pontoon

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British Admiralty
1200 - The Wash Ports


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Sources for Weather forecasts:


  • 34nm to Wells-next-the-sea
  • 80nm to Great Yarmouth
  • 59nm to Grimsby
Ferry and work boats


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Visitors pontoon berth available, max draft 1.5 meters. It is situated on the East side of the river towards the South end of South Quay. Book in advance since there isn't much space:


  • Strong currents are common on the pontoon berth.
  • Maximum 7 nights stay
  • 8 moorings
  • Max length 20 meters - larger by arrangement
  • No showers
  • Public toilets
  • 24 hour CCTV coverage
  • General waste disposal available

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

  • Ouse Amateur Sailing Club, King's Lynn - premises shared by (taken over by?) Ferry Lane Social Club


Water Available from visitors pontoon
Electricity Available on visitors pontoon - Electricity meter cards available from Marriott's Warehouse and Tourist Information Center
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry ?
Garbage ?
Fuel None available
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers ?
Repairs ?
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?


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Eating out

  • Marriott's Warehouse - opposite the visitors pontoon this is a 16th-century warehouse with a restaurant offering Modern European menus, plus a cafe and gallery. Excellent food and service - recommended.


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Places to Visit

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References & Publications

See United Kingdom.


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