Welcome to Brightlingsea Harbour
The current Covid restrictions, as of Tuesday 5th January will be in force until Monday 8th March.COVID 19 Harbour Operations from 05 Jan 21.
The Covid restrictions will be changing from Monday 8th March relaxing over time, guidance for this.Harbour and Covid 19 - What next.
Brightlingsea Harbour is a small mixed leisure and commercial port with a rich heritage, situated in Brightlingsea Creek close to the mouth of the Colne Estuary where it meets the Blackwater and Thames Estuaries. The Harbour is within a nature conservation area of international importance. The River Colne is navigable on the tide for 7 miles to Colchester in Essex and the River Blackwater is navigable for 11 miles to Maldon. Brightlingsea is a day sail from most ports on the Thames Estuary.
Brightlingsea Harbour is a Trust Port managed by Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners. The Harbour Master leads a dedicated team of permanent and seasonal staff who oversee the day to day activities within the Harbour.