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Pre-booked visitor moorings in London

If you’re planning a visit to central London did you know you can pre-book a mooring for a small charge?

Book ahead for visitor moorings in London

London has some fantastic historic waterways that are alive with boats, so it’s not surprising that more people than ever want to visit London by boat.

To help ensure there is space for visiting boats, who would like the certainty of being able to visit and moor up in London, we are expanding the successful pilot of pre-bookable moorings in London.

From April 2024, we are introducing new pre-bookable moorings at Camden, Kings Cross Eco-Mooring and Angel Islington Eco-Moorings, for those who would like electricity when they moor up.

These extra pre-bookable mooring spaces will enable more people to visit London by boat and have the assurance of being able to moor somewhere when they arrive.

You will now find pre-bookable moorings in the following locations, priced between £25 - £35 per night:

Location and price

Little Venice£25
Rembrandt Gardens (Little Venice Pool)£25
Paddington Station£25
Paddington Merchant Square£25
Kings Cross Eco-Mooring£35
Angel Islington Eco-Mooring£35

What you need to know about the pre-bookable moorings:

  • Prices range from between £25 - £35 per night per boat (payment is taken when booking), depending on location
  • You can either book online through our licensing system so you'll need to have an existing account (or set one up)
  • Or you can book by calling our customer service team 0303 040 4040
  • You can book for one to seven days, with a maximum of seven days in a single visit
  • Arrival time after 1.00 pm, departure time by 12 noon
  • You'll receive a booking confirmation by email
  • You can change or cancel your booking free of charge up on your licensing account to 48 hours before the start of the booking period, or by calling the customer service team not later than 48 hours before the start of your mooring stay
  • There is no cancellation charge, as we want other customers to benefit from any unused bookings
  • If you moor without booking first, we’ll charge you an unauthorised use charge twice the daily booking fee

Go to our licensing system to check availability and make a booking.

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Last Edited: 02 April 2024

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