Latest News from Port of Wells


Harbour Office Opening Times

Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday
9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Harbour Master, or staff on duty, will be present on the tide during peak season (beginning of June to end of August).  For the remainder of the year (September to end of May), a VHF listening watch will be maintained.


For emergencies in or around the harbour and coast, dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.  At sea, call Humber Coastguard, VHF Ch.16.

Facilities Barge

On the Town Quay pontoon is the facilities barge that has male and female showers and heads. There is also a washing machine and tumble dryer. Tokens can be bought from the Harbour Office at the top of the ramp to the Town Quay.

Harbour Launch

Those less familiar with the entrance can call the harbour of VHF 12 ‘Wells Harbour’ to seek more guidance and also request the Harbour Launch to guide them in if required.


Call sign “Wells Harbour” VHF Channel 12 on arrival at Leading Buoy or before. Harbour Office – 01328 711646.

Live weather

Weather and sea conditions information is available live here or at the Harbour Office.

Moorings and berths

Pontoon berths – if available – are just inside the quay to the west or berths alongside the quay wall. Visitors’ moorings available on request.

Night Entry

The Harbour Launch will help direct vessels if possible or requested. A good spotlight/torch is always helpful on entry.


For suitable positions contact Harbour staff. Please keep fairway and channel clear. Do not anchor in vicinity of the quayside within mooring areas or in front of the Lifeboat House.


Do not moor your craft from the middle to the east end of the main quay. This is used by commercial fishing vessels.


Diesel oil available on the tide at fuel berth. Contact Harbour Office. Fresh water is available at pontoons or from main quay.


Electricity is available at the pontoons. All refuse should be placed in bins on main quay. Do not dispose of refuse in the Harbour.

Hoist Facility

The Harbour has a 35T self propelled slipway hoist capable of lifting 35 tonnes which can be used to lift vessels out for maintenance.


All craft must observe the speed limits and must not create excessive wash in the inner Harbour and quayside.

Notice for visiting vessels

No crabbing, barbeques, chairs or picnic tables on the pontoons. Pontoons to be kept clear of all obstructions at all times.