You can set the pace, from invigorating seascapes and water sports to tranquil sunsets and coastal walks, the mood can change with you. Join us and you’ll soon get into the flow of what we call #YardLife
Swim in the tidal pool
Take a dip in the tidal swimming pool at Firestone Bay, accessible form The Yard, and swim surrounded by spectacular views of Plymouth Sound.
Charter a sailing boat
Working with Cremyll Keel Boats, Royal William Yard offers you the unique experience of chartering your own classic sailing boat for corporate or private use.
South West SUP
Explore the coastline by renting a paddleboard from Firestone Arches or book in for a guided excursion from day to night with South West SUP.
ACE Swimming located at Firestone Arches offer professional coaching to help you achieve your swimming goals and become an ACE swimmer.
Powerboat training and trips
Braye Sea School offer a range of training courses to ensure safety at sea and powerboat excursions.
Plymouth Boat Trips Ferry
Hop on and off the new Barbican, Royal William Yard & Mount Edgcumbe ferry service, linking three iconic destinations on the water.
Royal William Yard Marina
With short term visitor berths and annual contracts available and perfect for motor boats and smaller yachts, the visiting mariner can soak up the atmosphere of this unique and special place.