Facilities at Portpatrick Harbour - perfect for visiting boats from Ireland, the Isle of Man, Clyde and Highland sailing grounds

Portpatrick Harbour is ideally situated for visiting boats to and from Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Clyde and Highland sailing grounds while offering good shelter facilities.

The charming and unspoilt village of Portpatrick itself boasts great pubs and restaurants, a number of interesting shops, a museum, the nearby golf course of Portpatrick Dunskey and excellent coastal walks along the spectacular north Rhins coastline. 

Portpatrick is also at the western end of the 212-mile long Southern Upland Way to Cockburnspath on Scotland's east coast.


Mooring fees and forms 2024/5

All lengths are LOA (length over all)

Overnight visitors fees:

Up to 22ft LOA:  £20.00   

                                                 23ft-29ft  LOA:  £25.00 

                                                  30ft-40ft  LOA;  £28.00      

   Over 40ft LOA; £30.00

Annual/seasonal fees

Vessels (inner harbour) 7 metres LOA and over     

Alongside wall £88.00 Mtr April to April (annual)  

Afloat (trot mooring) £88.00 Mtr 1st April- 31st Oct (seasonal)

Afloat (trot mooring) £121.00 Mtr    April to April (annual)

Vessels (inner harbour) up to 7 metres LOA

 1st April- 31st Oct (seasonal)

  (alongside wall)  £71.50Mtr

Vessels (outer harbour) up to 7 metres LOA

April 1st- Oct 31st (seasonal)

Alongside wall £71.50 Mtr

Afloat mooring (off haul) £55.00 Mtr

For the avoidance of doubt; LOA (length over all) includes all ancillaries fore and aft in addition to the vessels manufactured hull length. These include, bowsprit, davits, swim platform and outboard motor (trimmed position) and should therefore be included in the LOA requested on this form for berthing purposes.

Winter storage onshore is available for boats and gear and is charged separately at £15.00 per Month from 1st November - 31stMarch. 


  info@ portpatrickharbour.org

Facilities at Portpatrick Harbour

  • Harbourmaster (telephone: 07565 102096)
  • fresh water
  • fuel by can
  • provisions store
  • toilets
  • showers
  • bars and restaurants
  • Post Office
  • slipway.

Access to slipway

Vehicular access to Portpatrick Harbour slipway and beach for boat launching and recovery operations  can be obtained by contacting the Harbour management on 07565102096 or via email at info@portpatrickharbour.org

Proof of insurance will be required.


All application forms should be returned by email to info@portpatrickharbour.org
or alternatively posted to 

Portpatrick Harbour Office

Portpatrick Harbour


OS Grid Co-ordinates: 199767, 554141  Latitude/Longitude: 54.8419, -5.1199