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The Golden Hind Museum Ship
The Quayside, Brixham Harbour, Devon, TQ5 8AW

Travelling to Us

For up to date travel information see the Travel Line at

By Local Ferry:

Several ferries offer local services to Brixham from Torquay, Paignton and Dartmouth.

Western Lady Ferries
01803 293797

Paignton Pleasure Cruises
Tel 01803 529147/ Boat 07767 622727

By Bus:

No 12 bus runs frequently between Torquay, Paignton, Newton Abbot, Kingskerswell .
The Golden Hind is three minutes walk from the central bus station. for timetables for all local buses.

Stagecoach operate express coaches between Torquay, Paignton, Totnes, Ivybridge and Plymouth.
The nearest stopping points for Brixham are Paignton (change to No 12 bus) or Torquay and take the ferry across Torbay to Brixham.

National Express Coaches
National Express operate direct services between London and Brixham with a network of connecting coaches and alternative routes.

For details of all coach journey options by all operators see:

By Car:

Follow signs to Torbay/ Torquay/ Paignton from the A30, A380, A38 or A385 until you pick up signs for Brixham then follow Brixham Harbour or the appropriate car park signs. The ship's postcode is TQ5 8AW

There are several car parks within a short walk of the Ship.
Central Park (Short stay)
Oxen Cove (Long stay)
Marina Multi Storey  (Long stay, postcode TQ5 9BW)

Park and Ride Car Park - Postcode TQ5 0JT

By Train:

Mainline services to the South West and from Cornwall/ Plymouth operate to Newton Abbot and Totnes with connections to Torquay and Paignton.

The nearest train station is Paignton, followed by Torquay. Onward travel to Brixham by bus/ ferry or taxi.

By Air:

Exeter International Airport is the nearest International Airport approximately 40 minutes drive from Brixham (30 miles).

Bristol Airport is approximately 90 miles from Brixham and offers a number of low cost airlines flying to and from Europe with international connections from across the world.

London Heathrow Airport is 150 miles from Brixham and offers numerous international flights. 
The Heathrow Express train service operates between London Heathrow and London Paddington. Trains for Devon leave from either London Paddington (fastest and most direct) or London Waterloo. Trains bound for Devon leave regularly from London Paddington (Newton Abbot or Paignton) are the nearest mainline stops.

There is also a rail/coach service operating between Devon and London Heathrow. The mainlines trains between Devon and London stop at Reading rail station. RailAir is a dedicated non-stop coach service that links Reading Station with Heathrow Airport. You do not need to be travelling by train to take advantage of this service.

National Express operates coaches via London, via Bristol, or via London and Newton Abbot. In combination with National Express Airport.

By International Ferry

Brittany Ferries operate ferries from France and Spain to Plymouth, Poole and Portsmouth which serve the Devon and the South West of England.>

By Eurostar Train

Eurostar services operate from France and Belgium to London Kings Cross railway station. Connecting trains for Devon and the South West depart from London Paddington or London Waterloo, both stations are accessible via London Underground or taxi.

By Cruise Ship:

If you are arriving in to Torbay by cruise ship, your cruise operator and information kiosks on the harbour side will provide you with information about travel options to Brixham. Please also see the above info on local ferries and buses.  

By Cycle:

Bicycles can be cycled along the Harbour side adjacent to the Ship.

By Foot:

The Ship is five minutes walk from the South West Coastal Path