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Marina and boat storage - Wat Tyler Country Park

Wat Tyler Country Park Marina - Moorings, Chandlery, Boat and tender storage facilities on Pitsea Creek.

Image -Wat Tyler Marina at high tide showing pontoons
Map showing route from River Thames to Wat Tyler Marina
Wat Tyler Country Park Marina is located at the end of Pitsea Creek in the picturesque Essex marshland on the northern shore of the Thames estuary.

Access to Pitsea Creek is via Holehaven Creek at the western tip of Canvey Island .

Usable depth of water in Pitsea Creek

Max depth of creek at high water 6.1 metres (20 feet).

Most boats between 6.1 metres (20 feet) and 9 metres (30 feet approx) can get in and out of moorings 2.0 hrs either side of high tide. Some can do it at 3 hrs either side.

Height restrictions

Tidal barrier at the entrance to Vange Creek will restrict height of passing vessels to about 9 metres (30 feet approx) .

Moorings

Max length of moorings

  • 1 x 12 metres (40 feet approx)
  • 1 x 10.5 metres (35 feet approx)
  • 5 x 9 metres (30 feet approx)
  • remainder for 6 - 7.5 metres (20 - 25ft ) craft.

Max beam of moorings

  • 3 metres (10 feet approx)

Visitor moorings

Visitor moorings are normally available. For details and or instructions about visitor moorings at Wat Tyler Marina, see contact details bottom of page.

See also: Wat Tyler Country Park Marina -  Rules & Regulations (PDF) [32KB] (opens new window)

Most boats between 6 metres (20 feet approx) and 9 metres (30 feet approx) can get in and out of moorings 2.0 hrs either side of high tide. Some can do it at 3 hrs either side of high tide.

Permanent moorings

Permanent moorings must be applied for. For further information and enquiries about permanent moorings at Wat Tyler Marina, see contact details bottom of page.

See also: Wat Tyler Country Park Marina -  Rules & Regulations (PDF) [32KB] (opens new window)

Storage Facilities

Wat Tyler Country Park Marina vessel storage compound, CCTV on entrance gates, chain link/barbed wire fence, Hi-security locks - Separate compound for dinghies/tenders, personal storage lockers available.

24 hour access for licensed key holders

Max length in compound 18 metres (60 feet approx)

Storage facilities must be applied for

For further information and enquiries about storage facilities at Wat Tyler Marina, see contact details bottom of page.

See also: Wat Tyler Country Park Marina -  Rules & Regulations (PDF) [32KB] (opens new window)

Marina general amenities

We have...

  • Water
  • Electricity hook-up
  • Toilets
  • Cafe
  • Chandlery
  • Major Store under 1 mile away
  • Emergency Phone

We do not have...

  • Fuel
  • Showers
  • Manned VHF station

Further information and marina enquiries

For further marina information and enquiries see contact details below.

Wat Tyler Marina

  • Address
    • Wat Tyler Country Park
    • Pitsea Hall Lane
    • Pitsea, Basildon
    • United Kingdom
    • SS16 4UH
    • Essex
  • Telephone01268 552749
  • Mobile07521 052255