Swanage Boat Park

Boat Park

Swanage Town Council Boat Park is situated off Peveril Point Road. Turn left off Seymer Road and carry on through Broad Road Car Park. Click here for a map.

Bookings to launch or store your boat at the boat park can be made by contacting the Tourist Information Centre on 01929 422885. Launch and storage fees can be found here.

All users of the boat park and slipway must be aware of the boat park regulations.


Situated on the foreshore you will find Swanage District Angling Club and also the boat house for Swanage Lifeboat. Both inshore and off shore boats are housed here. For information on the lifeboat, crew and news, visit their website on www.swanagelifeboat.org.uk .

Fishermen’s Huts

Swanage Town Council’s Fisherman’s Huts are also situated on the foreshore. There are 19 huts that local fishermen can rent from the Town Council, enabling them to have ample storage for nets and equipment whilst having easy access to the sea.

The huts are numbered from 1 – 20, missing out No. 13 as this is considered unlucky for fishermen! There is currently a waiting list for these huts, if you are a registered fisherman and are interested in going on the list, please contact the Town Hall on 01929 423636 or e-mail admin@swanage.gov.uk.
Peveril Boat Park Temporary Closure

This year the Town Council is only able to accept bookings for the boat park for the period 1st May to 31st October 2014 and this is because the Council has been advised by the RNLI that they will be rebuilding their boathouse adjacent to Peveril Boat Park from mid-November 2014. Space will be required at the boat park for a compound for the contractors and also to house the Inshore Lifeboat whilst the works are taking place.

This action will pose a significant risk of disruption to boat park users, including potential health and safety problems. Unfortunately, the decision has therefore been made to close the boat park at the end of the summer season 2014.

However, please note, the boat park slipway will remain open to the public. Some trailer storage may also be made available at North Beach Car Park, a further update will follow.

Temporary closures of the slipway may be required from time to time and this will be advertised via a new webpage which has been developed by the local RNLI  Team. Please see:
www.swanageboatpark.co.ukIt is anticipated that the boat park will remain closed for approximately 18 months and will re-open in Spring 2016. We apologise for any inconvenience this closure may cause.