Port Authority:
Padstow Harbour
The Harbour Office
Padstow Cornwall
PL28 8AQ England

Tel: +44 (0)1841 532239
Fax: +44 (0)1841 533346
Email: info@padstow-harbour.co.uk

Padstow Bay is open to the W and NW winds and is not recommended as an anchorage if a significant ground swell is running. Anchorage can be obtained in Port Quin Bay (50degrees 36'N 4degrees 54'W) where the holding ground is good and shelter from Wly winds is obtainable in the West side of the bay inside the Mouls.

The Commissioners operate the Black Tor Ferry, this is a pedestrian ferry operating between Padstow and Rock. The first ferry to Rock is 0800hrs and the last is 1950hrs at the height of the summer and 1650 during winter months. The ferry service is continuous on demand. An evening water taxi runs outside ferry running times.

Call sign Padstow Harbour. Call on channel 16. Working channel 12.

The Harbour Office is manned from 0800hrs to 1700hrs Monday to Friday
and 2 hours either side of high water seven days a week.

Besides the Port Arthur moorings. inner quay running moorings and North Quay running moorings the Padstow Harbour Commissioners have approximately 180 seasonal and holiday moorings at Rock. The Commisioners also control the Dinghy Park at Rock.


GMT: Summertime/daylight saving time = GMT plus 1 hour (April to October).

Full facilities are available.

Limited chandlery but most items can be obtained within three days.

The harbour has its own grab/hopper dredger "Mannin",
this can be hired by contacting the Harbour Master.