Welcome to the Thames Visitor Moorings Website


This website is where you can find moorings and other useful information about boating on the Thames.

We provide information not just about the moorings, locks, bridges and facilities essential for boating but also about more general aspects of being on the river.  Our aim is to make your Thames experience relaxing and enjoyable, whether you are new to the river or know it well. Please look at our interactive map and use the filters to find out more.

Finding a Visitor Mooring on the Thames can at times be a challenge.  We would remind you to read the signage on site very carefully to avoid incurring excessive penalties.




River Thames Information

Canoeing and kayaking on the Thames

By Thames Visitor Moorings 01 March 2021 | 0 Comments

You can canoe or kayak on the Thames or use any type of craft on the non-tidal River Thames between Cricklade Bridge and Teddington Lock, however you will need a licence, known as a Registration Plate.



By 04 July 2017 | 0 Comments

Fires on boats have killed 30 boaters in the last 20 years. Most fires are preventable. This article provides tips and advice on how to protect your boat and crew from fire, and what to do should a fire break out.


Ten Essential Petrol Safety Tips for Boats

By Thames Visitor Moorings 27 June 2017 | 0 Comments

All boaters using petrol, and especially anyone new to boating, should appreciate the nature of petrol vapour especially in the context of the bucket-like quality of a boat cabin and hull.


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