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Mount Batten Ferry

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 10:45 PM
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Mount Batten Ferry
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  • Average5%
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We operate a passenger water transport service between the historic Barbican and Mount Batten in Plymouth. We operate a scheduled daily service all year round. Weather and circumstances permitting. See website for details and find us on Facebook
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Commercial Wharf, Plymouth, England
+44 7807 249127
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Reviewed 1 week ago

More reliable than the commuter trains and always a cheap and friendly service. If only all commuting could be this easy!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting relations in Plymstock, about 4 km from Plymouth City center and had been catching the bus back and forth until my uncle told me about the Mount Batten Ferry. A brisk walk from home to the ferry pier at Mount Batten got...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you near Mountbatten this is defiantly the way into Plymouth, £1.50 each way and free car parking

Thank tony w
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Convenient and cheap little ferry which got us from Mount Batten to the Barbican very quickly! It's shorter by water. Helpful staff and smooth crossing. A bit of fun too!

Thank guardianangel1955
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Over last weekend our Granddaughter (5 year old) stayed with us. We decided to take the car to Mountbatten and get the ferry across to The Barbican. The Granddaughter loved it. Being a Plymothian riding the Mount Batten Ferry gives a pleasant reminder of how...More

2  Thank bert s
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Regular half hourly boat service between Mount Battan and Plymouth Barbican, £1-50 each way. Free parking on the Mount Battan side. The skipper is not very welcoming or informative and currently only a small boat is running taking a maximum of 12 passenger s, so...More

Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve used this service many times over the past few years, it’s my favourite way of getting to town and back, always a friendly crew / skipper depending on which boat is used, boats are always clean and hazard free, long may this excellent service...More

Thank Karl R
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I love this ferry! I came to Plymouth to take the eldest to the University. I also wanted to visit a world famous blue ribband winning power boat that is based nearby. The ferry is cheap, fun and at night one of the most beautiful...More

Thank richardt9499
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Used the ferry on Thursday 2nd November as a group of 4 adults, 1 child and 1 baby. Have used many times before when visiting the area with no issues at all however on this occasion I was left disappointed. The skipper was so miserable...More

Thank Sarah M
daniel s, Owner at Mount Batten Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Dear Sarah, Many thanks for your comments. I am sorry to hear you were unhappy with the service. The service runs on a scheduled service daily and always try to offer good customer service. Please except my apologies. You would never be left stranded. In...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We used the Mount Batten ferry. It offers a great service, with caring staff. A very useful service indeed. I will definitely use it again.

Thank Isgoodereinit
daniel s, Owner at Mount Batten Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Hi, Many thanks for you positive feedback. The ferry staff always try to offer a good service in demanding conditions and welcome nice comments. Thank you

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Teresa T
1 July 2018|
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Response from daniel s | Property representative |
Hi Dogs are allowed and more than welcome but they must be on a lead. A mobility scooter can be loaded onto the vessel but this is via a designated lift on each of the pontoons, if this is required then we will have to... More
30 June 2016|
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Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean Mount Edgecombe from Admiral's Hard to Cremyll or Mount Batten from Commercial Wharf?
17 March 2015|
Response from Colin H | Property representative |
Yes dogs are welcome with no charge.