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The Golden Hind Pirate Skirmish

Brixham Pirate Festival" May Bank Holiday. The Golden Hind Pirate Skirmish, Cannon and Gun Firing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ted_Collins
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Coalville, United Kingdom
Good for a fun visit

Well worth a look when you visit the harbour kids will enjoy this location. So have a look it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alank939
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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The Golden Hind in Brixham Harbour, is one of only two full sized replicas in the world of 16th century explorer and privateer Sir Francis Drake's famous ship. The Ship has been a feature of picturesque Brixham harbour for over fifty years...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| The Quayside, Brixham Harbour, Brixham TQ5 8AW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brixham Pirate Festival" May Bank Holiday. The Golden Hind Pirate Skirmish, Cannon and Gun Firing, Belly Dance, Captain Jack, Fancy Dress Competition, Queens Rangers Display, Pirate Music, The Star Gun Company, Brixham Buccaneers, William Prince of Orange Monument, Brixham Marina, Harbour. The Golden Hind is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ted_Collins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a look when you visit the harbour kids will enjoy this location. So have a look it doesn’t matter how old you are , never to old for some fun on board a real ship

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alank939
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unable to review this properly as it was shut, even though the opening hours on the website stated the contrary. Had travelled with a young person I was mentoring and it was disappointing and needed me to change plans quickly.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew G
SeanTwomey, Owner at Golden Hind Museum Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry that you were unable to visit the ship. All our opening hours are clearly displayed on the website: www.goldenhind.co.uk It is mentioned in several places that we are closed for the winter for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Brixham to look around and visit The Golden Hind. Sadly when we got there it was all closed up. We could only see it from the quay. There was some post dotted around so we got the general information about it. I really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phil C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Kids loved running around pretending to be pirates. The guides were very helpful - there was a good sticker trail to follow and as we went on Halloween there was a count the tiny pumpkin game which led to the kids winning mini skulls! My...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BricknellKing
SeanTwomey, Owner at Golden Hind Museum Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We hope to welcome you on board again soon.

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and good fun to see how Sir Francis Drake and his crew lived. All the staff on board were very friendly and informative

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scotty D
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We went on this boat which was a replica and didn't take long to go around. However there was a stamp game where you have to collect stamps for a prize at the end. I would recommend doing this as it is makes it more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

During the course of my business ( I am a Commercial Estate Agent I give my potential purchasers a trip around Torbay, without exception my people want to see the Golden Hind.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Orbslos
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We were recommended to visit this full-sized replica of Drake's famous ship and were not disappointed. Shown around by two charming Austrian girls, we took our time and learned a lot of history as well as seeing how cramped and unhealthy were the living conditions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geoffrey B
SeanTwomey, Owner at Golden Hind Museum Ship, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We will ensure your positive feedback is passed on to staff members. We look forward to welcoming you on board again soon.

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

The golden hind is a very good and cool pirate ship. It may not be the original ship, but it is a very good replica! It has a stamp activity for kids where you stamp a card 8 times in different parts of the ship....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Anne L
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Response from Mary E |
Well behaved dogs kept on the lead are welcome on board. 🐕🐩🐾
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natalieanderson15
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Response from VicheartsJP | Reviewed this property |
Some of the ship is but there are steps down to the lower and upper desks which you wouldn't not be able to get the pushchair up and down so you might struggle to see much. Hope this helps
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cfcmoo
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Ahoy there! You can pay on arrival pre-booking is not necessary. Golden Hind Crew
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