Royal William Yard Parking
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Royal William Yard is a Grade I listed collection of historic military buildings, shops, eateries, and a bed and breakfast. It was built between 1825 and 1831 and has the largest collection of Grade I Listed military buildings in Europe.
You can rent a paddleboard from Firestone Arches, and book in for a guided excursion, or go for a swim in the tidal swimming pool at Firestone Bay. Take a stroll along the South West Coast Path and enjoy the view out over the water, or enjoy a session of yoga out on the grass. ACE Swimming is the place to visit for swim camps and private lessons for open water swimming.
It also hosts events like Invisible Circus’ street entertainers, Barbican Theatres ‘Bard in the Yard’, and the Plymouth Art Centre's Open Air Cinema. You can check out installations like the ‘Squiggly Wiggly Giant Squid’, an award-winning interactive art installation.
Tours of the Royal William Yard are the perfect way to learn about the history of the yard. If you want to book a private tour, get in contact with the resident tour guide by calling 07876402728 or emailing [email protected]. Tours last between an hour and a half and 2 hours, and cost £5 per person for groups of over 12, or £60 for groups under 12 people.
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Parking at the Royal William Yard
If you’re looking for parking at the Royal William Yard, there is an on-site pay and display car park with more than 400 parking spaces. You can pay for parking at the machines in the car park using coins or cards. The cost of using this car park is as follows:
- 2 hours: £2.00
- 3 hours: £3.00
- 4 hours: £4.00
- 5 hours: £5.00
- 6 hours: £6.00
- 7 hours: £7.00
- 8 hours: £8.00
- 9 hours: £9.00
- 24 hours: £10.00
You can also pay for parking here using the Paybyphone app and the location code 59542.
There is a free car park on Strand Street which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are 53 spaces in total, including 4 disabled parking bays.
The Martin Street car park is a little closer to the city centre and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It has a 2-metre height restriction and will cost the following to use:
- £1.20 for up to one hour
- £2.40 for up to two hours
- £3.60 for up to three hours
- £4 for up to 24 hours
You can also purchase a monthly season ticket for this car park for £79. To pay for parking here, you can pay with your card at the pay and display machine in the car park, or use the RingGo app and the location code 16895.
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By Train: The Plymouth train station is a 5-minute walk from the Royal William Yard and services the CrossCountry and GWR lines.
By Bus: Line 34 stops at the Royal William Yard.
By Car: The Royal William Yard is about 5 minutes’ drive from the centre of Plymouth, and 15 minutes’ drive off the A38.
By Ferry: The Royal William Yard Landing terminal is just a minutes’ walk from the Royal William Yard and services the Plymouth Barbican Ferry.
Disabled Parking near the Royal William Yard
If you’re looking for accessible Royal William Yard parking options, there are 6 disabled parking spaces in the Devil’s Point car park, and 4 in the Strand Street car park.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to the Royal William Yard, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
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Where is the Royal William Yard located?
The Royal William Yard is about 5 minutes’ drive from the centre of Plymouth. It’s just a 5-minute walk from Devil's Point.
What is there to do here?
Royal William Yard is home to historic military buildings, and it has a wide range of places to eat like Bistrot Pierre, Column Bakehouse, Le Vignoble, Prezzo, Seco Lounge, Wagamama, Wildwood, and The Hook & Line. You can also go paddleboarding or for an open-water swim. There’s also a tidal swimming pool at Firestone Bay, and you can go for a stroll and take in the view over the bay from the South West Coast Path.
Can I stay at the Royal William Yard?
The Grade II listed Residence One building is home to Rooms by Bistrot Pierre, which offers 14 modern rooms with features such as free Wi-Fi, TV, en-suite bathrooms, and tea and coffee making facilities. You can choose from a Double Size Room, King Size Room, Super King Size / Twin Room, or a Suite.
When is the Royal William Yard open?
The Yard is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but restaurants and businesses will have their own individual opening hours.
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Latest Royal William Yard parking reviews
Good parking space, a little awkward to find the entrance but, spaces were readily available and clearly marked. We booked for 48 hours. Would definitely recommend this space.Gillian
parking is up the ramp on the roof, and we missed the turn in the first time. Loads of room and central. will use it againGraham
A bit tricky to find the entrance on the busy road ( postcode takes you to the wrong side of the building). Owners helpful, good location, rooftop location seems secure up off the road.Melanie
Convenient. Easy to find. Good price for 24 hours.John
Hi brilliant location helpful guys for any queries, Literally in the city centre and a great priceWikas
Easy to find once you use Post Code on Sat Nav. The bay number is a blue plate (ours was 22) on the ground about 2 feet from the timber fence/border. The bay is 10 minutes cycle from Brittany Ferries. Great value.Roger
Used before very convenientAndrew
Easy straightforward booking with the App with good information....Nice secure space...FYI location of space would be easier to find if original description said at rear of the property other than that excellent choiceAndrew