Royal William Yard | Getting Here

Getting Here

Plan your route to the Yard, by foot, car, bike, boats and more...

Plymouth is linked to the main motorway network via the A38 (M5). 

Regular train services from Plymouth to London run from the mainline Plymouth rail station. 

Exeter International Airport is approximately 50 minutes drive away with flights to major UK cities, Europe and North America. 

Brittany Ferries provides services to Roscoff in France and Santander in Spain and the Torpoint and Cremyll ferries provide direct links to Cornwall by water.

By Foot

Why not walk to the yard. It takes about 30 minutes from the city centre, 25 minutes from the historic Barbican and is located on the South West Coast Path.

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By Water

Hop on and off the our local ferry service from Royal William Yard Marina which can take you between Royal William Yard, the historic Barbican and even over to Cornwall to Visit Mount Edgcumbe

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By Bike

Why not cycle here? The yard has plenty of lock-up space for bikes, and you'll be helping ease congestion on busy days.

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By Car

Parking information for the Yard can be found here. On busy market days, why not consider coming by waterbus from the Barbican or catching a bus?

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By Bus

From the City Centre, you can catch the Plymouth Citybus 34 Service which leaves from Royal Parade every 30 mins. This takes you to the main gate of Royal William Yard in under 10 minutes. There are other buses to Stonehouse bridge (5/5A and 21/21A) which is a 10 minute walk to the Yard.

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Site Map

To support your visit Royal William Yard, here is a site map highlighting parking, bike racks, walking routes and all the fun activities and places you can visit whilst here.

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Royal William Yard,

Sat Nav

Plymouth is linked to the main motorway network via the A38 (M5). Use Post Code PL1 3GD for Sat Nav directions. Once on Durnford Street, follow Royal William Road round to the right, do not go straight on. You will see a large cobbled roundabout and the entrance to the Yard is straight in front, you have arrived.