The triangular basin is flanked by Bathurst Parade, Lower Guinea Street and Commercial Road (John Sebastian Quay). Its entrance to the main harbour runs along Trin Mills. British Admiralty Map Reference 1179 covers the Bristol Channel area, including the floating harbour of which Bathurst Basin forms a small part. The location of the entrance to Bathurst Basin is  51°26’53.9″North and 2°35’39.8″West.

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The Basin

Detailed information about the Basin from the Harbour Master, with links about entering and leaving the Floating Harbour.

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Water quality

Water quality testing in Bathurst Basin was resumed in July 2023, three years after testing was re-started elsewhere in the Floating Harbour.

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The Marina

The marina in Bathurst Basin is run by the Cabot Cruising Club which meets in the John Sebastian Lightship. Details of the marina are on this page.

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Bathurst Basin is part of the City Docks Conservation Area and is overlooked by a number of historic Grade II listed properties.

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