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We are now accepting advance visitor bookings for the marina. Pre-booking is essential and we are fully booked until 13th July.


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Take a deep breath… and relax. Welcome to one of the most peaceful rivers on the south coast.

Open to visitors from 4th July

Update: Please note we are now fully booked until 13th July.

Phase 1 of our marina redevelopment is now complete, and from Saturday 4th July we will reopen to visiting vessels. Our new visitor berths on the South Visitor Pontoons offer convenient walk ashore positions, electricity and water supply.

To ensure a safe and enjoyable stay for visitors, and our permanent boat owners, we are limiting the number of visiting vessels per night and have introduced a new procedure for pre-booking your stay. Whilst Covid-19 remains prevalent and we are midway through our marina redevelopment, we will not be able to accept speculative overnight visitor bookings. We regret that the Visitor North area is not available to visitors this season.

Read on to find out how to book your stay.

Visitor boat mooring on the Beaulieu River

One of the few privately owned rivers in the world, the Beaulieu River has been carefully conserved by the Montagu family for over four centuries. The result is an unspoilt haven which benefits from modern facilities and a personal touch.

Whether you want a peaceful getaway or an action-packed adventure, the Beaulieu River has something for everyone. Visit us for the day, overnight or even longer.

Why visit the Beaulieu River?

The Beaulieu River is a great place to contemplate. It’s my special place where I feel completely chilled. Sir Keith Mills GBE DL

Stay overnight from only £10

A visiting vessel on the Beaulieu River

Enjoy open views of the Solent on one of our visitor buoys (moorings 1 – 8) for only £10 per night, up to a max of 7 nights.

Located just ten minutes from the entrance, moorings 1 – 8 offer a cheaper alternative to our marina. They are marked with a green V and can accommodate vessels up to 40ft. They have a white pick up buoy and are marked with a green V.

Please note this offer does not entitle you to use of the marina facilities.

Visiting rates

For visiting yachts, per vessel, per night, subject to availability. 

From 4th July 2020
River Location  Overnight* Short Stay**
Marina £4.00/metre £2.00/metre
 River (upstream of Needs Ore) £2.25/metre £1.00/metre
Visitor Buoys (up to 40ft)§ £10/night (max 7 nights) £8.00
From 1 November 2020 
River Location  Overnight* Short Stay**
River (upstream of Needs Ore) £2.00/metre £1.00/metre
Visitor Buoys (up to 40ft)§ £10/night (max 7 nights) £8.00

*applies from midday. We kindly request overnight visitors to vacate their mooring/berth by midday.

**A short stay is a four hour period between 09:00 – 18:00.

‡Swinging moorings are marked with a yellow V and have a yellow pick up buoy.

§Visitor buoys (moorings 1 – 8) are marked with a green V and have a white pick up buoy. Does not include use of the marina facilities.

Prices include VAT at the current rate.  Prices may vary if there is a change in the standard rate of VAT. 

Get a visitor mooring quote

Other services

Service  Price
Slipway: launch & recovery less than 4 metres* £5 per vessel
Slipway: launch & recovery more than 4 metres* £10 per vessel
Car parking* £5/day
Scrubbing grid** First tide: £25  Subsequent tides: £19.50

* Must be pre-booked via the online booking system, or added to your overnight stay booking.

**Bookable via the Marina & Boatyard Reception.

Prices include VAT at the current rate.  Prices may vary if there is a change in the standard rate of VAT.

Booking your visit

Overnight visits

Visitor swinging mooring on the Beaulieu River

From 4th July 2020, all overnight visits in the marina must be pre-booked and paid for in advance. 

River visitor moorings must also be pre-booked with payment in advance, with a mooring allocated to you on arrival. Remember a dinghy will be required to get ashore as we are currently not able to run the water taxi service.

Please note the Visitor North area is not open to visitors this season.

To book your overnight stay, please complete the visitor enquiry form and the team will call you back to confirm the booking and take payment.

The visitor buoys can be picked up and paid for by telephone on arrival.

Short stay visits

Short stays are available for a four hour period, between the hours of 09:00 and 18:00. These will also need to be pre-booked and paid for in advance to guarantee your space by completing the visitor enquiry form. Alternatively, you are welcome to call us on VHF channel 68 Beaulieu River Radio as you enter the river to check availability. If a larger vessel (15m plus) would like to guarantee a short stay, a premium booking can be made in advance via the Harbour Office.

What should I do upon arrival?

Beaulieu River team member using Harbour Assist technology

We ask pre-booked visitors to announce their approach to the marina via VHF channel 68, Beaulieu River Radio. One of the dockmasters will direct you to your visitor berth on the South Visitor Pontoons.



Receive 10% off visitor berthings with FlexiSail

We are pleased to be working with FlexiSail, a Hampshire based boat share membership organisation, as one of their Loyalty Partners. Simply present your loyalty card to receive 10% off overnight visitor berthing*. 

*Overnight stays on walk-ashore berths only. Excludes electric, midstream pontoons & swinging moorings. Subject to availability.

Download the Tide Times & Information Booklet

The Beaulieu River Tide Times & Information Booklet is your essential guide to the Beaulieu River and Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour. Take a look below or download a copy.


Interested in staying longer?

Find out about our annual moorings & berths and our temporary moorings

Boat mooring quote

Please note all overnight and short stays must be pre-booked and paid for in advance.

(Short Stay: maximum of 4 hours.)

All prices include VAT and are subject to change without prior notice.

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