FAQs

Who owns Lympstone Harbour and the foreshore and the Moorings?

The Harbour, Slipway, beach and moorings are the property of the Lympstone Fishery and Harbour Association (LFHA).   To use LFHA property for boating activity, users shall be licensed members of LFHA.   Pedestrians alone have free access to LFHA property.  

LFHA membership does not give access to the Sailing Club.  For that, join the Sailing Club. 

The Stores beneath the balcony looking towards the Estuary is LFHA property

Do pedestrians have access to LFHA property?

How do I apply to keep my vessel at Lympstone?

If you are a permanent resident within the Parish of Lympstone please click on/tap on the Membership Application Form on the navigation.    All vessels using the Lympstone foreshore, Harbour or moorings shall be licensed by the LFHA and display a License Label.   No Harbour or mooring facilities are available to non-Lympstone residents.

There are various limits that apply to the size of larger vessels, Cruisers (8.6m) and RIBs (6m).  Contact the Board before purchase. 

Is fishing permitted from Lympstone shores?

Fishing is not permitted from land between Parsonage Style, north of Cliff field, and Quay Lane to the south.

Please email the Harbour Board Membership Secretary with any further questions about the use of LFHA property or this website