Waverley Excursions

Departure Points

(Click on location titles for detailed departure point maps)

Sail from Clacton Pier.
Pier Postcode: CO15 1QX
Nearest Transport Links: Clacton train station 1 mile.
Parking: Pay and display car parking available on Agate Road (24 spaces) and High Street Car Park, access off Carnarvon Road (300 spaces). Both are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. On street parking around the Pier is limited to 1 hour.
Clacton Tourist Information Centre: 01255 686633 http://tinyurl.com/y7mqd96s

Sail from Gravesend Town Pier. No wheelchair access from the pier.
Pier Postcode: DA11 0BJ
Nearest Transport Links: Gravesend Railway Station 0.4 miles.
Parking:  Parking available on West Street or Horn Yard/Market Square. Both car parks charge £6.50 for between 4 – 24 hours.
Gravesend Tourist Information Centre: 01474 337600

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Coach Connection South Quay by the car park near the Nelson Museum
Coach Departure Postcode: NR30 2RG
Nearest Transport Links: Great Yarmouth Train Station 1 1/2 miles & bus station 1/2 mile.
Parking: Short P&D stay car park on King St, Long P&D stay car parks at St.Nicholas on the seafront & Fullers Hill just off the A11 or A12.
Great Yarmouth Tourist Information: 01493 846346

Sail from Halfpenny Pier.
Pier Postcode: CO12 3HH
Nearest Transport Links: Harwich Town Station 1 mile.
Parking:  Pay & Display parking at The Quay

Pick up point is coach connection from Orwell Quay
Postcode: IP3 0BQ


Sail from Tower Pier beside Tower of London.
Pier Postcode: EC3N 4DT
Nearest Transport Links:  5/10mins walk from Tower Hill underground
Parking: No parking available at the pier, Snowsfields NCP & Q-Park Bucklesbury House both 11 minutes walk to Pier.
Greenwich Tourist Information Centre: 0870 6082000

Coach Connection from Margate Pier.
Pier Postcode: CT9 1JD
Nearest Transport Links: Margate Train Station 1 mile.
Parking: Pay and display available at Margate pier, Trinity Square and College Sq.

Sail from Southend Pier.  Arrive at Pier gate 40 minutes before departure.  Passengers pay Pier Toll – adults £5.20 return, seniors / children £2.60 return.
Pier Postcode: SS1 1EE
Nearest Transport Links: Southend Central 0.5 miles
Parking: Various pay and display;  Fairheads Green/Shorefield Road; Seaway Chancellor Road.
Pier Visitor Information Centre: 01702 215620
Southend Visitor Information Centre: 01702 618747

Coach Connection from Southwold Pier. Upon entering Southwold follow the brown tourist signs to the Pier. Southwold Pier North Parade.
Pier Postcode: IP18 6BN
Parking: P&D car parking available at The Pier North Parade.
Southwold Tourist Information Centre: 01502 724729

Sail from Whitstable Harbour.
Pier Postcode: CT5 1AD
Nearest Transport Links: Whitstable train station 1 mile.
Parking: Public P&D car parking available on Harbour Street – Whitstable Harbour, Harts Lane – Vicoria Street and Westgate Terrace – Gorrell Tank.
Whitstable Visitor Information Centre: 01227 378100