Drakes Wharf Apartments
About Drakes Wharf Apartments
Drakes Wharf offers beautifully designed, contemporary apartments in a Grade I listed building on Plymouth’s beautiful waterside. It’s situated within the world-class development of Royal William Yard, a historic naval site that sits on Plymouth Sound alongside the mouth of the River Tamar and hosts a range of stunning historic maritime buildings. Royal William Yard is also home to a variety of fantastic retail outlets and restaurants, so you’ll have countless places to eat and shop right on your doorstep. That’s not to mention the countless events, exhibitions and activities on offer here.
We offer three superb contemporary apartments at Drakes Wharf, which are fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy a break here and put you in an ideal location for trips to Plymouth’s vibrant waterfront and city centre. The Drakes Wharf apartments also make a superb home base for exploring other attractions in Devon, including Dartmoor National Park and the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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Things to Try
The Barbican is Plymouth’s historic harbour, with its cobbled streets and charming ambience. Explore its fascinating heritage, visit some of the city’s top attractions, take a look at a range of independent shops and art galleries, or just find somewhere to enjoy a tasty meal or refreshing drink.
National Marine Aquarium
Plymouth’s National Marine Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the UK, where you can come face-to-face with all kinds of incredible denizens of the deep. Meet sharks, jellyfish, octopuses and more, with a mixture of species that originate close to home and those found elsewhere in the world.
Plymouth Gin Distillery
The Plymouth Gin Distillery, also known as the Black Friar’s Distillery, has been in operation since 1793. A range of different tours are available to visitors, where you can learn about the history of the place, find out how gin is distilled, and of course sample the final product yourself.
This Grade I listed George II era mansion house, once called “the most impressive country house in Devon”, is well worth a visit. Enjoy a relaxing walk in the idyllic gardens, with fascinating follies, exotic trees, and gorgeous flowers, or explore the secrets of the incredible house itself.
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For Food and Drink
There’s plenty of superb places to grab a bite in this bustling city. Enjoy some traditional fish and chips at the Cornwall Street Fish Bar, enjoy a varied menu including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options at Fletcher’s Restaurant, or indulge in some classic pub food at the Crown and Anchor.
There's lots to see along Plymouth's famous waterfront. On Plymouth Hoe you'll find Smeaton's Lighthouse, with its viewing tower, as well as various monuments and statues, including one of St Francis Drake. It’s also worth taking a tour around the Royal Citadel, a defensive coastal fortress built in 1566.
In the summer months, there’s no better place to take a dip than the Tinside Lido, an open-air swimming pool that overlooks the sea. The South West Coast Path also runs through the city if you’re looking for a fantastic walking route that will take as you as far as you’d like to go.