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ADMIRALTY Leisure Charts

Paper chart coverage to support leisure mariners in coastal navigation around the UK

ADMIRALTY Leisure Charts

​​​​​​​​​ADMIRALTY Leisure Chart Folios contain A2 charts to support coastal navigation around the UK. Quality assured by maritime experts at the UKHO, each folio contains appropriate chart coverage and scales to help leisure yachtsmen, motor boat cruisers, ocean racing skippers and other leisure mariners maintain safety of life at sea.​

Other key features of Leisure ​Charts include:

  • Weekly Notices to Mariners (NMs) to ensure you have the latest safety-critical information

  • Information clearly highlighting coastal areas, slipways and racing marks to aid navigation, as well as harbours, marinas and pubs

  •  Tidal information, abbreviations, radio services and symbols

  • Average of 18 charts included in each folio, giving users comprehensive coverage and good value for money

  • Convenient and durable, with each chart printed on A2 heavyweight chart paper

Folio coverage and availability


You can view coverage of UK and Irish waters, as well as each folio's limits by clicking on the titles of each folio in the below table.​

​​​Folio​Title​Edition No. / Date
The Solent and Approaches 19th (25/03/21)
​East Devon and Dorset Coast, Exmouth to Christchurch​11th (24/03/16)
The West Country, Falmouth to Teignmouth12th (​26/04/18)
​5603Falmouth to Hartland Point, including the Isles of Scilly12th (02/09/21)
​​5604The Channel Islands​8th (05/07/18)
​5605Chichester to Ramsgate and Calais to Oostende​​14th (23/01/20)
​5606Thames Estuary, Ramsgate to Canvey Island
12th  (05/08/21)
​5607Thames Estuary, Essex and Suffolk Coast12th (13/12/18)
​5608Bristol Channel​7th (06/06/19)
​5609North West Wales including Menai Strait​4th (22/03/18)
​5610The Firth of Clyde​6th (26/09/19)
​5611West Coast of Scotland, Mull of Kintyre to Point of Ardnamurchan​6th (18/02/16)
​5612Northern Ireland, Carlingford Lough to Lough Foyle3rd (28/07/16)
​5613Irish Sea - Eastern Part including Isle of Man4th (​10/09/20)
​5614England - East Coast - Orford Ness to Whitby​9th (07/02/19​)
​5615England - East Coast - Whitby to Edinburgh​4th (08/07/21)
​5616 ​Scotland - Point of Ardnamurchan to Shaint Islands​3rd (08/02/18)
​5617​​Scotland - East Coast Fife Ness ​to Inverness and the Caledonian Canal​2nd (15/11/12)
​5620 ​South West Wales​4th (23/04/20)
​5621 ​Ireland - East Coast, Carlingford Lough to Waterford3rd (​16/07/15)
​5622 ​Ireland - South Coast, Waterford to Kinsale​3rd (04/01/18)
​5623 ​Ireland - South West Coast, Bantry Bay to Kinsale​​4th (04/02/21)

You may also be interested in NP109 - North West Europe catalogue , which contains a full list of ADMIRALTY Leisure Chart Folios, Standard Nautical Charts and details of other Leisure products for this area.



We provide regular ADMIRALTY Notices to Mariners (NMs) to help you ensure your ADMIRALTY charts are maintained and up-to-date with the latest safety critical information.

These weekly NMs can be downloaded for free from our website, or the paper bulletin can be bought from your ADMIRALTY Distributor.

View and download the latest NMs here >​


We also provide Notices to Mariners (NMs) for our Leisure chart series, as well as guidance on how to apply these updates to Leisure Charts. 


Download the Guide to Keeping Leisure Charts up-to-date ​​​>​


How to buy

Each ADMIRALTY Leisure Chart Folio has a recommended retail price of £44.30.

Please note that all prices do not include VAT and other local taxes. To find out more information or to organise purchase, please contact your ADMIRALTY Distributor. If you don't have a preferred distributor, you can search a list of worldwide, experienced and trusted distributors on our find an ADMIRALTY Distributor page.

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