White Mills Marina wins—again!

Published: Thursday, 23 September 2021

FOR the second year running White Mills Marina wins the top national accolade Towergate’s Inland Marina of the Year.

This is the Northamptonshire marina situated on the Nene at Earls Barton that has been awarded the prestigious national award.

Gary and Kay 2021Hugely welcomed

The announcement came at the virtual awards ceremony hosted by The Yacht Harbour Association on Thursday 16th September. And whilst there was no physical event to attend, the excitement and thrill of the announcement was hugely welcomed by the entire White Mills team.

Voted for by the public, White Mills was commended for its friendliness, hard working team and stunning location.

In the picture is Operations Manager Gary Butcher and Marina Administrator Kay Elderkin, with the 2020 and 2021 Inland Marina of the Year awards.

'Over the moon'

Commenting on the award, Operations Manager Gary Butcher enthused:

“We are over the moon to have won the title of Inland Marina of the Year again. It means a huge amount and it is great to get recognition for all the hard work we put in daily to ensure the boaters’ experience is an excellent one.

"The past 18 months have been challenging, but we managed to get through and continue to provide boaters with first class customer service in a safe environment. We would like to thank everyone who voted for us. We really are very grateful.

"White Mills is committed to attracting visitors to the Nene and surrounding Nene Valley, working closely with Destination Nene Valley and the Friends of the River Nene. With its fantastic outlook over open fields and amazing views, promoting tourism is not just aimed at boaters but campers too, White Mills is the home of a thriving and much lauded Certificated Camping and Caravanning Club site.

Wide range of services

The 141 purpose built berth marina opened on 1st April 2016 offering moorings for wide beam boats, narrowboats and cruisers, providing a wide range of on-site services from chandlery, gas, diesel and coal through to the award winning boathouse café.