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Plymouth hosts CPGA Pilot Gig inter county championships

Plymouth hosts CPGA Pilot Gig inter county championships

The 2022 National County Championships, organised by the Cornish Pilot Gig Association and sponsored by Korev will be held here, at the Mount Batten Centre, Plymouth, this weekend. Unlike regular gig rowing regattas and championship fixtures, where rowers compete for...

Mount Batten Tower Open Day

Mount Batten Tower Open Day

After nearly three years we are delighted to be able to, once again, open the Mount Batten Tower up to the public! On Thursday 13th October between 10am and 3pm the Tower will be open to celebrate Maritime UK week and enable visitors to get a 360 degree view of...

Water Safety Weekend

Water Safety Weekend

We are hosting a FREE weekend of water safety for Plymouth families on the weekend of the 1st and 2nd October. “Drowning is preventable, yet over 400 lives are lost to drowning across the UK and Ireland, every year. Water safety education is vital and, in some...

Centre Closure – Monday 19th September

Centre Closure – Monday 19th September

The Mount Batten Centre will be closed on Monday 19th September to enable our team to pay their respects to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. There will be a member of the team on site only as a point of contact for guests staying in our accommodation on that date. The...

RYA Dinghy Instructor October Half Term

RYA Dinghy Instructor October Half Term

Are you looking to qualify as a Royal Yachting Association Dinghy Instructor? Perhaps to help out at your local sailing club, to progress your instructional portfolio or in preparation for summer job - whatever your motivation, look no further! Working in partnership...

Proud to be a stamping station for the new SWCPA passport

Proud to be a stamping station for the new SWCPA passport

The millions of visitors who will be walking the famous 630-mile South West Coast Path this summer will now be able to keep a unique record of their journey, thanks to a new Coast Path Passport that has recently been launched. The new Coast Path Passport means that...

SailGP returns to Plymouth

SailGP returns to Plymouth

We are so excited that Plymouth is a host city for SailGP again this year and that all the excitement of the third event of Season 3 will happen in the Sound on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July. We've put together a dedicated page for the weekend's event which you...

Mount Batten Tower SailGP Experience

Mount Batten Tower SailGP Experience

Would you like to watch SailGP from one of Plymouth's most historic landmarks? On Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July we are offering a Mount Batten Tower SailGP Experience on each day to include an afternoon tea with sandwiches and a cream tea, a small bottle of...

Advance notices for 20th, 23rd and 24th July

Advance notices for 20th, 23rd and 24th July

ADVANCE NOTICES FOR WEDNESDAY 20TH, SATURDAY 23RD AND SUNDAY 24TH JULY WEDNESDAY 20TH JULY: We have received notification from Western Power that on Wednesday 20th July we will have two breaks in our electricity supply during the day. The first will be between 0800...

We’re celebrating 23 years today!

We’re celebrating 23 years today!

Today the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre celebrates its 23rd anniversary! Officially opened on the Mount Batten peninsula by HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, on 23rd June 1999, the Centre has, over the last twenty three years, welcomed...