King's Lynn

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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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Charts

British Admiralty
1200 - The Wash Ports

Weather

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Sources for Weather forecasts:

Passages

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

Communication

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Navigation

See http://www.kingslynnport.co.uk/leisure/

Berthing

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:

Note:

  • 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

Amenities

Facilities
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 ?
Supplies
Fuel None available
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers ?
Services
Repairs ?
Internet ?
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Vehicle rentals ?

Provisioning

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Eating out

  • Marriott's Warehouse marriottswarehouse.co.uk - 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.

Transportation

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Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References & Publications

See United Kingdom.

Comments

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