Explore naval history at the Royal William Yard

Plymouth, Devon

Hop aboard the ferry and enjoy the stunning Plymouth coastline from the water to reach this cultural hotspot.

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Constructed in the 1800s as a naval victualling yard, Plymouth’s Royal William Yard is home to the largest collection of listed Naval buildings in Europe. This iconic setting on a stunning waterfront location is now a cultural hotspot for a fantastic range of art galleries, bars and restaurants, including Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage Canteen and French themed Le Bistrot Pierre. 

The Naval Base and the Royal William Yard both acted as backdrops for the film Churchill - the Hollywood Years which saw Hitler move into Buckingham Palace and plan to marry into royalty, while Churchill was actually a genius spy who single-handedly won every battle he took part in.

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