Queen Anne’s Battery is located right in the heart of Plymouth. Sitting on the opposite side of the to Mount Batten Tower, Queen Anne’s Battery dominates the Sound.
Queen Anne’s Battery is an historic location. It has been the base of many famous voyages to destinations far from British shores. Today, the marina offers facilities for yachtsmen and motor cruisers. It has 235 berths for boats up to 18 metres and a special area for visiting boats.
It offers excellent boatyard facilities for boat repairs or maintenance work. If your vessel is in need of a fix or a upgrade, you will find marine electronics, riggers, and engineers eager to help you.
The marina has a chandlery (the nautical kind, not the candle kind), brokerage and yacht charter, a provisions shop selling essential items as well as a café, bar and restaurant.
Visitors to Queen Anne’s Battery can enjoy great views of the marina and the open water beyond. The restaurant offers a menu of locally sourced sea food and other popular dishes. If you just fancy a drink with friends, you’ll find the bar a welcoming and cosy place.
Queen Anne’s Battery is also home to the Royal Western Yacht Club. It has hosted many yacht races over the year, including the single-handed Transatlantic Race, the Round Britain Race and the finish of the Rolex Fastnet Race.
The marina provides an ideal departure point for visitors heading across to Brittany or further afield. Explorers will also find plenty to find cruising around Plymouth Sound.
Further west there’s plenty to explore in the rivers Fal and Fowey along the rugged Cornish coast. Heading east towards Devon, visit Dartmouth, Torquay and the fishing village of Brixham.
Queen Anne’s Battery offers something to visitors from land and sea alike, so pop down and explore the marina next time you are in Plymouth.