Swanage Boat Park


Update - November 2017

The boat park is currently closed pending essential ground stability works being undertaken.

The Town Council approved the necessary funding for these works at the Extraordinary Council Meeting held on 18th October 2017, and the official tender process for the re-stabilisation of the boat park has now commenced.


This is a major project for the Town Council and the capital cost is significant. The Town Council is therefore hopeful that a contractor will be appointed before the end of the calendar year. Until the tender process is complete we will not know when the selected contractor will be able to undertake the works, or how long the works will take. However, we are extremely keen to open the boat park for the 2018-19 season, and we will keep you up to date as more information is forthcoming.

If you would like to have your name added to the mailing list to receive early notice of the reopening of the park, please complete and submit the ‘Expression of Interest’ form below.

For future updates regarding the boat park, please visit this webpage, and Swanage Information Centre Facebook page

We look forward to hearing from you.


Boat Park update - 26th May 2017  &  Boat Park information leaflet - 26th May 2017

All prospective customers should complete the online form below as this will ensure that your request will be formally lodged/acknowledged.

Once we have a definitive date for the reopening of the boat park we will formally write to all those on our mailing list.


Expression of Interest Form

Swanage Boat Park Application Form
House Number/Name
Email address
Contact Number
Boat Details
Name of boat
Preferred boat grid number (please enter 'X' if unknown)
Length of boat/trailer
Type of permit required
Please enter the text as shown in the box


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 on the link for a map of the area.

Bookings to launch (or store, when the boat park re-opens in 2017) your boat at the boat park can be made by contacting the Swanage Information Centre on 01929 766018.

Launch and storage fees.

All users of the boat park and slipway must be aware of the boat park regulations. Please take the time to review these. Thank you.



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 latest news, please 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.