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Portavon Waterside & Marina

Keynsham Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2DD
01225 424301


Connecting town and country on the River Avon

Situated on the River Avon, between Bristol and Bath, Portavon Waterside and Marina is a prime location for your mooring. Here, you have easy access to the River Avon and the Kennet and Avon Canal, in some of England’s most picturesque countryside. In this peaceful, leafy setting, there’s everything you need to enjoy the boating life, including a boat and engine services workshop and a fishing tackle shop. There is ample customer parking, and the pretty market town of Keynsham is within walking distance. Portavon Marina is a tranquil spot to spend time on your boat, while being within easy reach of Bristol and Bath.

Portavon facilities

We have your practical needs covered with a full array of Aquavista brilliant basics that you’d expect from modern waterside living including: 

Safety & security 

  •  A secure marina with key fob access gates and CCTV
  • All jetties have a non-slip surface and are well-lit at night 
  • Well-kept environments
  • 24-hour emergency call out


  • 2 showers and 2 toilets, open 24/7
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Refuse and recycling facilities
  • Free car parking
  • The Lock Keeper pub is next door


  • Fully serviced jetties
  • 1 Elsan disposal point
  • Excellent customer service

Mooring packages

Your mooring options at Portavon Waterside & Marina are:

  • Leisure moorings

If you choose an annual contract, as well as access to all of the facilities you also receive:

  • Explore 100 – Free stop-overs at other marinas in the Aquavista group
  • Moor Benefits – Access to our exclusive Moor Benefits programme
  • A choice of payment options – quarterly or annual
  • Regular newsletters and surveys – We make sure you’re up to date with any important news about our marinas, and we love getting your feedback on how we’re doing
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Explore 100 – your free Aquavista stop-overs

We have 29 unique and special locations around the UK, and our Explore 100 benefit means when you moor with us on an annual contract, you can stay at any of our other marinas for up to 100 nights at no extra cost*.

Find out more here

Things to do in Bristol and nearby

Take the Kelston Roundhill walk from where, on a clear day, you can see the two Severn bridges, the Black Mountains, the Wiltshire Downs and the Mendip Hills. Stroll into Keynsham for shopping, eating and drinking, then explore Manor Road Community Woodland, where you can wander through woods and wild flower meadows, spot wildlife and enjoy spectacular views to the Cotswolds. For family fun, spend the day at Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park and for history and culture, head to Bath, just 8.5 miles by road, or Bristol, one of England’s most exciting cities,  just 8 minutes away by train (or 7 miles by boat).


View from the Waterside Crew

"Portavon Waterside & Marina, what a great place to stay. Being one of Aquavista's smaller sites there is a great sense of community spirit. Everyone pulls together and help each other out, like good neighbours should."  

George - Waterside Manager

Opening hours

You can call us on 01225 424301 and we will be more than happy to help you or arrange an appointment to view the marina.

During seasonal and bank holidays our typical office hours may vary, please call the waterside office before making a visit.

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To moor with us at Portavon Waterside & Marina please get in touch

Call our Crew on

01225 424 301

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