Welcome to Kings Bromley Marina

Tel: 01543 417209

Office Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday 0900 to 1630
Sunday 1000 to 1500

Monday to Friday 0930 to 1600
Saturday 0900 to 1600
Sunday 1000 to 1500

Quay service closes half an hour before the office

Set in beautifully landscaped grounds in a marina that lifts spirits, Kings Bromley Marina on the Trent and Mersey Canal hosts 275 narrowboat berths in two phases linked by a canal style bridge.

Friendly yet tranquil, a perfect narrowboat marina to just sit and enjoy being on your boat, or to explore the Four Counties and Cheshire Ring. 

A few miles from Fradley Junction in Staffordshire and a short cycle ride or walk to the nearest pub, Kings Bromley Marina is also conveniently situated for Lichfield and Beeston with the M6 only 20 minutes away.

With all the necessary inland marina services on site many berth holders stay for several years enjoying the combination of seclusion and convenience.

We welcome visiting and seasonal canal and narrowboaters too.

To read all about Kings Bromley Marina and what is has to offer, see below, or for a bespoke berthing quote and to find out about our Flexible Berthing Scheme, please call 01543 417209 or click here.

More information on kings Bromley and our other inland marinas is here, in our 2021 Yearbook.

Boat Sales at Kings Bromley Marina

Boat Sales at Kings Bromley Marina is operated by Great Haywood Boat Sales.
If you would like to view a list of all boats currently for sale or would like further information please click here
or telephone 01889 881960

  • Sue Poynton
    Marina Manager

    Sue came to Kings Bromley Marina as a berth holder in 2007 and fell in love with the place.  She jumped at the chance to join the staff in 2011 and became Manager in 2012.  

    She likes to talk to customers and help them get the best out of their Marina experience, although she does get sidetracked into chatting to their dogs as she loves animals.

  • Linda Nokes
    Marina Assistant

    Linda has worked for Castle Marinas at Kings Bromley Marina since 2010.

    Linda is a highly experience boater, bought her own boat in 1996 and cruised the system before arriving in Kings Bromley as a Winter moored three years ago.

    And she liked it so much she is still here.

  • Ian Poynton
    Maintenance Manager
    Ian’s background prior to working in the marina in 2007 was chiefly in the manufacturing sector.
    However he has always enjoyed practical work the most and also set up his own landscaping business in Yorkshire.
    When Ian and his wife Sue then moved south he was offered the job of groundsman at Kings Bromley and it has grown from there into looking after all the site maintenance.

Explore the Marina

Kings Bromley Marina is surrounded by countryside

Contact Castle Marinas using the following methods:



Kings Bromley Marina
01543 417209


Kings Bromley Marina,
Lichfield Rd,
Bromley Hayes,
WS13 8HT

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Narrowboat Holidays with Castle Marinas

Castle marinas operates nine marinas on the UK's inland waterways network including some of the UK's leading inland marinas catering for all types of narrowboats and river cruisers. From our base at Wigrams Turn Marina, we also run a Black Prince hire fleet of some 16 narrowboats, ideal for holidays of all types.

Black Prince Holidays offer award winning luxury narrowboat holidays from 9 locations across the UK, including Wigrams Turn Marina. All narrowboats have full central heating, 240v electric, Freeview, DVD and mobile WiFi, making the Black Prince Holidays fleet one the best equipped on the canal system.

Ideally situated at the head of the Oxford Canal, Wigrams Turn in Napton is a base that offers a starting point for a large number of interesting routes. The Warwickshire Ring, for the more energetic and experienced, contrasts the beautiful countryside around Warwick with city life and industry through Birmingham and Spaghetti Junction. Trips of beauty and interest can also be achieved, including Stratford Upon Avon, Oxford, Snarestone, or a visit to the Waterways Museum at Stoke Bruerne, depending on the number of locks you wish to negotiate.

Visit the Black Prince Holidays website for more details including special offers canal boat holidays.


Marina Information & Layout

Kings Bromley Marina is a 275 narrowboat berth inland marina located on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Stafforshire. The berths are divided across two phases linked by a canal style bridge. To view our marina layout, please click here.

The Trent and Mersey Canal stretches from within a few miles of the River Mersey, near Runcorn to the River Trent in Derbyshire and is just over ninety miles long. It is one of the earliest canals to be built and is known for its tunnels at Harecastle, Barnton, Saltersford and Preston Brook.

Suggested Cruising Routes from Kings Bromley Marina.

Marina mooring facilities
Pontoon Facilities - Electricity/Water
Electricity and water and lighting are available on all pontoons for our customers use. Use of water is free. Electricity is available through the purchase of a card from the Marina Office at £12 per 100KWh.
Marina mooring facilities
Showers, Toilets (including disabled facilities) and Launderette
The toilets and shower facilities are available to all customers of the marina, open 24/7 and include disabled facilities.
The launderette facilities are open 24/7 and tokens for the washing machine cost £3
Repair facility on the Trent and Mersey Canal
Boat Maintenance and Repair Facilities
Onsite at Kings Bromley Marina is a dedicated work bay where boats can be moored to carry out minor jobs. Contact the Marina office for details of availability.
Marina fuel on the Trent and Mersey Canal
Fuel/Pump Out/Waste Disposal/Recycling
On the service quay at Kings Bromley you can obtain diesel, pump outs, coal, gas and chandlery
Recycling. The staff at Kings Bromley Marina are dedicated to enhancing and protecting the marina environment and take great pride in maintenance of the site. We recycle waste wherever possible and recycling facilities are provided onsite
Safe and Secure marina on the Trent and Mersey Canal
Castle Marinas Ltd takes the security of marinas in the group very seriously. Some members of our staff live onsite at Kings Bromley Marina which gives an added peace of mind to our boat owning customers. The marina is accessed by security gates. The gates can be accessed only by our boating customer key holders. Keys are provided by the Marina Office and require a £25 refundable deposit.
There is ample parking space on the marina. Plus plenty of places to offload supplies and shopping from your car to a trolley and hence easily to your boat. Parking is free and the marina site can only be accessed by key holders.
Marina Chandlery near Lichfield
Onsite Chandlery
Narrowboat and canal boat owners alike will be delighted to know there is an onsite Chandlery at Kings Bromley Marina. Open during office hours the Chandlery offers boat essentials plus some basic provisions.
Marina Moorers Lounge
Moorers Lounge

The moorer's lounge has tea and coffee making facilities (free of charge) for you to enjoy either inside or out on the patio area overlooking the water. There is also a sun trap summer house for berth holders to use at the other side of the marina.

Safe and secure marina in the Midlands
Marina Safety
At Kings Bromley Marina our primary function is to offer a safe, secure and enjoyable boating environment for all our boating customers. We want you to get the most out of your canal or narrowboating on the UK’s inland waterways plus be able to keep your boat in a marina with the best facilities and services.
To achieve this we draw all moorers attention to the following boat and marina safety points.
There are several potential hazards within a marina environment. Pontoons are  slippery when wet and icy. Please take care and wear suitable footwear. Please also take extra care at night and in strong winds.

Please leave no clutter, untidy cables or cycles on pontoons, these can cause a trip hazard and can impede access.

Children must be supervised at all times and must not ride in the trolleys. Lifejackets are advisable.

In the event of an emergency please contact the marina office immediately. You may want to make a note of the out of hours contact number. Ground staff are on duty during office hours plus staff are available 24 hours a day in the case of an onsite emergency.

Life rings and extinguishers are located around the Marina.

There is a first aid station in the Marina Office

Smoking is strictly prohibited near to the Pump Out, Diesel, Bottled Gas and Fuel areas

Our staff are there to help you. If you get into difficulties or in an emergency situation grounds staff are happy to assist in moving your boat for you. 

Any damage to pontoons, facilities or boats should be reported to the Grounds staff or the Marina Office immediately.

Please also do not allow oil contaminated bilge effluent to be discharged into the marina and be aware that hot central heating or engine exhausts can scorch wooden pontoons.

We value our customers opinions
Customer survey

We regularly collect information from our customers regarding our facilities and services.  We would be very grateful as a customer at Kings Bromley Marina, whether a visitor or an annual berth holder, if you could spare some time to complete our short survey. The results are anonymous unless you would like some feedback. We publish the results of the surveys on an annual basis. Please click on the link below and Thank you very much in advance for your time

Some stats from the most recent survey undertaken in July 2016.

80% of respondents chose the marina because of its layout and feel.

75% said the facilities were Excellent or Good.

91% said communication with the Marina office team is Excellent or Good.


"You've got it right for us, friendly but not intrusive and softly blended into the surrounding countryside"

"Great marina, lovely helpful staff and perfect setting"

Kings Bromley Customer Survey 2017

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