Eat, Shop, Live, Work, Stay, Play & Relax in the heart of the South West


Royal William Yard blends Plymouth’s historic naval past with award-winning design. Home to a stunning collection of Grade I listed buildings, the yard has been reanimated to offer something new to experience on every visit, making it one of the best places to eat, shop, work, stay, relax and play in the heart of the South West.

It’s a much-loved, destination, with a mix of bustling restaurants, bars and shops, water sports and even our own marina, sitting alongside a lively artistic community, with a packed calendar of events, and so much to see and do.

Surrounded by water, Royal William Yard offers breath-taking views over Plymouth Sound and across to Cornwall - a vibrant hub for locals and tourists alike.

What's On

We've got some great events throughout the year, promising an eclectic mix of high quality activities and experiences for the whole family.

Shark Trust Oceanic 31 Exhibition — Ocean Studios

Mon, Jul 1st at 10:00am - Wed, Jul 31st, 2024 at 5:00pm

Location: Ocean Studios, Factory Cooperage


Mark Fielding Portrait Clinic

Wed, Jul 24th at 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Ocean Studios, Factory Cooperage

blur: To the End - Everyman Cinema

Wed, Jul 24th at 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: Everyman Cinema, Melville

“Whether it’s energetic activities on the water, or dining with friends, the Yard is the perfect place to relax, rejuvenate, re-energise and get inspired.”
Royal William Yard Felix Mooneeram External restaurant 0719 010

Visit Us

Royal William Yard is a place of discovery; you can truly explore where Plymouth has come from and have incredible experiences in the process.

We’ve worked hard to regenerate this magnificent place, build an inclusive community, and create a legacy for the future for Plymouth.

There is something for everyone to do and enjoy. So you can curate the type of experience you want; come and stay, play, or relax on your own terms.