Lymington Motorboating Arriving Lymington River

Arriving by sea?

We're the first marina you arrive at when you enter Lymington River. If in doubt, follow the ferry!

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Arriving by road?

Lymington is well connected by road and situated on the edge of the New Forest National Park.

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Marina Map

Whether you're berthing for the first time, or you need a reminder of where everything is, download a copy of our marina map to help guide you around the site. 

Approaching By Sea

Call 'Lymington Yacht Haven' on VHF Channel 80 for berthing assistance. If in doubt, follow the ferry!



Deep waters

Accessible at all states of the tide. Approach to the river WPT 50° 44'.20N 01° 30'.28W. Leading lights 319 degrees, fixed red 12/17m 8M.
First port hand mark - Jack in the Basket - post with barrel - Flashing red (2 seconds).
Channel is marked by red piles with square top marks to port, green piles with triangular top marks to starboard. Minimum depth below Chart Datum is 2.5m with several areas having deep water berths with 3m below CD.

Arriving at Lymington for the first time?

Watch our helpful guide to entering the River and arriving at the Yacht Haven.

Cruising distance from Lymington
Yarmouth 3 n.m.
Hurst Castle 3.5 n.m.
Colwell Bay 4.5 n.m.
Alum Bay 6.5 n.m.
Beaulieu River 7.5 n.m.
Cowes 9.5 n.m.
Hamble River 15 n.m.
Studland Bay 20 n.m.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard 22 n.m.
Poole Harbour 24 n.m.
Chichester Harbour 31 n.m.

Directions By Land

Lymington Yacht Haven, Kings Saltern Road, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 3QD

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Lymington is well connected by road and situated on the edge of the New Forest National Park.

By road

Lymington is connected to the M27 through the A337 through Lyndhurst, or A326 via Beaulieu. Use postcode: SO41 3QD. You'll find ample free parking on-site.

By rail

Lymington Town Train Station is a 15minute walk away. This branch line connects to Brockenhurst with direct lines to Bournemouth, Southampton and London hourly.

By air

Southampton Airport is 40 minutes away with daily flights to Glasgow, the Midlands and Europe.