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Royal William Yard

| Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RP, England
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Royal William Yard is one of the best places to work, rest and play in the South West. The award winning Grade 1 listed ex-Naval victualling yard in Plymouth is home to a stunning range of leading restaurants, bars, galleries, shops and an eclectic range of high quality, local and national unique events - from monthly good food markets, theatre and outdoor cinemas through to live music and circus performances.
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“river cottage” (17 reviews)
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| Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice just to walk around and admire the sea views, enjoy a coffee or a meal. Very relaxing, no free parking though.

Thank DevonHungover
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the many nicely refurbished apartments in the yard for 3 nights, and really enjoyed our stay. During the day, you can take a stroll along the water or in the nearby park (or do a day excursion to one of...More

Thank Tobias R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really like coming here, some great eateries at good prices, the view across to Mount Edgcumbe the little ferry running between Cremyll. The ferry to the Barbican has now returned and it great to travel between the two. Good outside seating when the weather good...More

Thank susan952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Royal William Yard in Plymouth was built between 1826 and 1835 and was the major victualling depot for the Royal Navy until 1992. It has been restored and is one of the most magnificent grade 1 industrial monuments in the UK today. I visited...More

Thank lisamicklewright
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy walk from Plymouth. Great places to eat, just a shame most are chain-restaurants rather than original outlets. A lovely atmosphere in an evening especially.

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked all the way here from Plymouth on a recent visit to the city & to be honest I wish I hadn't bothered. The buildings are impressive & imposing but that's about it. There are a few restaurants & some sort of weird art gallery...More

Thank Carl A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks again to Bev and everyone at Royal Williams Yard for a fabulous trip. We love our little apartment by the water . We travel from Abu Dhabi regularly to visit our son in university. It's always a long trip so we need somewhere we...More

Thank lesley6610
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Checked into number 20 Brewhouse at RWY a couple of days ago and very impressed. We were warmly welcomed and our host couldn't have been more helpful. The apartment is perfectly situated and stunning throughout. The decor and fittings are very modern and luxurious. The...More

Thank LeanneY9
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went to the Royal William Yard hoping to see ... well, something historic. There are the imposing buildings, of course, but nothing substantial to tell you what happened here. I was expecting, at least, a museum of some sort - but there is nothing...More

3  Thank Philip_Timms
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Been here with family, boyfriend and friends! Perfect for all weather with indoor & outdoor seating, variety of different restaurants and bars and a great atmosphere.

Thank Rhiannon T
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Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
First Sunday. But be aware of the parking problems and the expensive studied presentation. It's all a it precious and neither abundant or competitive. You need to go at least once to get the measure of the... More
22 March 2017|
Response from Alex R | Property representative |
There is information on berths on the official website, under the 'Getting Here' > 'Mooring Tariff' page. (the official website url ends in com rather org so just check you are on the right website).
21 October 2015|
Response from Pearshaped | Reviewed this property |
They have a bar and a wine bar not sure how long it's been open