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.
For our disabled visitors, please see our disabled parking update: New Year, new place, new spaces.
The Yard is only about half an hours walk from the city centre - explore the different routes here.
Why not cycle here? The yard has plenty of lock-up space for bikes, and you'll be helping ease congestion on busy days.
The Barbican, Royal William Yard and Mount Edgcumbe Ferry service links three iconic destinations on the water
It's easy to drive to the yard, with plenty of pay and display parking (although things get a little busy on market day so plan in advance).
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.
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Build your itinerary
With so much to see and do, it can be hard to keep track of it all! Thats why we’ve made a handy itinerary builder to help out.
You can put together an itinerary of things that catch your eye at Royal William Yard to help make planning your next visit a breeze - and you can even share it with your friends too!
1. Click/tap to add
Wherever you see the ‘+Add to itinerary’ button, you can add these to a wishlist of things you’d like to do on your next visit.
2. Click/tap to expand
Once you’ve started adding items to your wishlist you’ll see them appear in a little popup at the bottom right of your screen.
3. View, share & print
Tap ‘view & print’, and from here you can view, print and share your itinerary with your friends.