Accessibility Statement

Shakespeare Marina is a privately operated marina. The perimeter of the site is secure, and is not open to the general public, other than by appointment. We offer telephone, email, and face to face contact with our customers as well as connection by social media.
Below is useful information in regard to access and facilities here at Shakespeare Marina. We aim to help you as much as we can.

On arrival

  • If you are interested in viewing the marina, please contact us first by phone 07967 461057 or email to arrange a suitable time to visit and you discuss your arrival route.
  • We will happily show you around our facilities during office hours.
  • The entrance is sign posted off the A4390, and the immediate driveway is currently a mixture of temporary surface and permanent roadway, offering passing points for vehicles.
  • Upon arrival the vehicle entrance gates are operated by a mobile phone system. Please press the Intercom button which is connected to the marina office.
  • Alternatively, visitors can call the Marina office directly during office hours on 07967 461057 who enable access.
  • On call service is available for emergencies on 07967 461057

Car Park

The carpark has both tarmacadam and a rougher shingle surface.

  • We have a 100+ carparking spaces.
  • Speed limit is 5mph.
  • The carpark is partially lit with solar lighting and CCTV
  •  Electric charging points are available for 2 vehicles.
  • Accessible parking bays are available nearest the marina office.
  • There is sufficient space and visibility that no pedestrian/vehicle separation is required.

Public Areas

  • The marina is staffed 7 days a week with a dedicated office space.
  • A dedicated accessible toilet is fitted with a with a shower and distress alarm.
  • Our standard washroom facilities also benefit from ambulant shower cubicles.
  • There is a laundry room however access is somewhat limited.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome in all areas.

External walkways

  • Surface from the car park to internal walkways are both tarmac and shingle surface, over a mixture of flat and contoured ground.
  • There is a single pedestrian shingle route exiting the marina onto the river Avon towpath via a locked gate operated with a keypad.
  • Our pontoons are designed to ‘rise and fall’ depending on river levels as a protection against flooding.
  • Depending on the river level the gradient of these walkways/access ramps can be rather steep, this may make access difficult for some electric scooters (please check manufacturer guidance) and un-assisted wheelchair users.
  • Boaters with mobility issues are encouraged to moor in berths 40 – 48 which are nearest to the main walkway/access ramp leading to the marinas facilities.
  • We actively discourage obstacles being placed on any of the pontoons and walkways at all times for the benefit and safety of all.

Local amenities

  • The nearest bus stop is 1200m away on the road outside Waitrose Supermarket
  • The nearest amenities including a supermarket, chemist, vets, coffee shop within 1500m.