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Rivers Yare & Chet Moorings and Amenities

River Yare River Yare

Norwich Yacht Station

Situated close to the railway station. A charge of £16 is made for overnight moorings from 10am and £8 for daytime mooring between 10am and 8pm. Refuse bins, toilets and showers on-site.

Rise and fall: 1ft 3in

All usual facilities of a large city
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Thorpe Green.

Situated in a cut made away from the main river. Free mooring is allowed at the village green and outside the Rushcutters for patrons. Beware the low rail bridges at either end of the cut where headroom can vary enough to trap the unsuspecting skipper until the tide has receded. 

Rise and fall: 1ft 6in.

Rushcutters Inn
Town House Hotel
The River Garden
Morrisons supermarket
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Free moorings outside the Waters Edge Inn for patrons or a little further away along a pleasant green area, just 10 minutes walk from the Inn. Electric hook up point.

Rise and fall: 1ft 9in.

Waters Edge P.H.
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The Ferry Inn provides free moorings and from here you can walk into the village.

Rise and fall: 2ft.

Surlingham Ferry Inn
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Brooms boatyard has a number of free moorings and is located on the main river. Toilets and showers at Brooms. The village is a short walk away.

Rise and fall: 2ft.

The White Heron P.H.
Coldham Hall P.H.
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Rockland Broad

Take either of the two dykes which connect the Broad to the River Yare. A narrow dyke leads from the Broad to the village of Rockland. There are free moorings at the village staithe. Moor stern on. Electric hook up point .

Rise and fall: 2ft.

The New Inn
Village store
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Free moorings are available outside the Beauchamp Arms public house

Rise and fall: 2ft 3in.

Beauchamps Arms


Free moorings for patrons of the Reedcutters public house, close to the sugar factory.

Rise and fall: 2ft 6in.

Reedcutters Inn
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Moorings outside the Reedham Ferry Inn, which is free if you are a customer. A 10 minute cruise further on will bring you to Reedham Village Quay. Here you will find free mooring with the assistance of a quay ranger to help you moor. If you want to visit the village, these moorings are the closest. Public toilets nearby. Electric hook up point. Refuse bins.

Rise and fall: 2ft 9in.


Lord Nelson
Ship Inn
Village Store
Fish & Chips
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Reedham Ferry Inn
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Berney Arms

Free moorings are available outside the Berney Windmill, which is just before you enter Breydon Water. As the next stop is Yarmouth with its low bridges, this is the last point at which to tie up and wait for appropriate tidal conditions to see you through with enough headroom.

Rise and fall: 4ft.

Berney Arms Inn - currently closed
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Great Yarmouth

Moor at the Yacht Station. Overnight mooring fee of £16 per boat for arrivals after 10 am. Day charge of £8 for stays between 10 am and 6 pm. Staff are usually in attendance between 8 am and 8 pm to help with mooring. We have a comprehensive guide to making the passage to or through Yarmouth HERE

Rise and fall: 6ft.

Bars, Nightclubs
Restaurants, Cafés
Cinemas, Theatres
Large supermarkets
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This large village is situated on the River Chet which runs for 3.5 miles from its junction with the River Yare. Free moorings are available either at Pyes Mill, which is a green space just before you see the boatyards of Loddon, or at the head of the river in the form of a large basin. Moor stern-on. Public toilets are available nearby. Electric hook-up points. Refuse bins.

Rise and fall: 2ft 6in.

The White Horse
Kings Head
The Swan Inn
Small Supermarket
Doctor & Chemist
Various Takeaways
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2024 & 2025 HOLIDAYS
Sleeps minimum
Taking pets
Duration of holiday

Start dates

2024 & 2025 HOLIDAYS
Sleeps minimum
Steers from
Northern or Southern Broads
Standard of boat
Please read guidance

Pet(s) allowed
240v system (?)
Has microwave
Bow thrusters (?)
Wifi onboard (?)
I know its name
From this boatyard

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