Marinas in North Wales
There is a good choice of marinas in North Wales, where you can safely berth your boat. Furthermore, they provide a great point of call for additional marine service suppliers. We do recommend that you ring ahead to check space is available. They can get very busy, particularly in the Summer months.
For further, specific details about any of the marinas in North Wales listed here, please contact them directly.
The first purpose-built marina on the North Wales coast, Conwy Marina is superbly situated opposite Conwy’s 13th Century Castle. There is good shelter when approaching except in strong NW’lies. This is a large 500-berth marina, with fully serviced berths on pontoons. These are accessed through half tide and high water. Outside of this period, vessels must wait at the pontoon outside the gate entrance. Contact 01492 593000 or visit www.quaymarinas.com for further details.
Deganwy Marina lies on the River Conwy under the old Deganwy Castle, facing the town of Conwy with its medieval castle. Completed in 2004, this modern marina offers berths for 165 craft on floating concrete pontoons. It is entered via an automatic tidal gate accessed through half tide and half water. In addition, If the marina entrance is closed, there are holding pontoons at the seaward northern end of the Conwy Harbour pontoons. Contact 01492 576888 or visit www.quaymarinas.com for further details.
Hafan Pwllheli Marina
Situated on the River Rhyd-hir, Hafan Pwllheli Marina has 400 fully serviced pontoon berths and excellent onshore facilities. Access is possible for most yachts at virtually all states of the tide. The marina will accommodate a wide range of vessels, from deep draught sailing yachts to large motor cruisers. Contact 01758 701219 or visit www.hafanpwllheli.co.uk.
Holyhead Marina is still assessing the significant damage caused by winter Storm Emma. Contact 01407 764242 for further information. We will update this page once further information becomes available.
Holyhead Sailing Club
Holyhead Sailing Club has swinging moorings with a launch service. This is manned daily throughout the season. Call 01407 762526 or visit www.holyheadsailingclub.co.uk for further details.
Situated on the Menai Strait, Port Dinorwic’s location, in a small narrow valley, provides excellent shelter. The marina is divided into three sections. The inner lock basin has 120 berths. The tidal pontoon basin has 100 berths. In addition, outside the sea-lock entrance, the tidal pontoon accommodates 20 berths. Contact 01248 671500 or visit www.portdinorwic.com for further details.
Situated within two minutes walk of the town of Caernarfon on the banks of the Menai Strait, Victoria Dock has fully serviced berths on floating concrete pontoons. These accommodate nearly 50 permanent craft and up to 30 visiting vessels. The dock is accessible for approximately three hours either side of High Water. Contact 01286 672118 or visit www.caernarfonharbour.co.uk for further details.