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Clevedon

Clevedon is a charming Victorian seaside town overlooking the beautiful Severn Estuary. Popular features include Clevedon Pier, the sea front with pebbled beaches and a marine lake, ornamental gardens and a Victorian bandstand all within a 10 minute walk of each other.

Next to the Marine Lake is the Salthouse Field with a light railway running around the perimeter and a nearby mini-golf centre making it an attractive destination for families and young children.

The town is also home to the Curzon cinema which is the oldest purpose built cinema in the world Still showing films in Art Deco splendour. Hill Road offers a selection of unique and quirky independent shops for an afternoon of tea and browsing just a 10 minute walk from the Pier.

The Triangle, centred around a Victorian Clock Tower in the centre of Clevedon offers well known shopping chains and supermarkets. Plenty to see and do for time ashore!

View map of the departure point

Sailing from: Clevedon Pier, The Beach, Clevedon, North Somerset [Pier length 0.2 miles]

Postcode:
BS21 7QU

Access:
 By road - M5 Junction 20 / B3133. Follow signs to seafront.

Car parking: Limited parking along seafront road (free of charge) and on-street parking along residential roads behind the seafront.

Public transport: Yatton Railway Station (5 miles) or Nailsea & Backwell Railway Station (6 miles). Limited bus services to Clevedon from Yatton, Nailsea and Congresbury.

Local bus stop: Elton Road, Clevedon. Frequent X6 bus service linking Clevedon to Bristol. X5 Bus service linking Weston-super-Mare and Portishead to Clevedon.

Please use
http://www.travelinesw.com/ to plan your journey.

Additional local information: Clevedon Pier Tel: 01275 878846

* Special notice: Depending on the state of the tide, gaining access to MV Balmoral may involve negotiating several flights of stairs and may not be suitable for disabled passengers. Please contact us on 0117 325 6200 before booking.

 

    Breakfast Cruise: River Severn under Bridges calling at Lydney
    Sail up through Walton Bay, past Nore Point & Lighthouse and the docks at Avonmouth. Continue up the River Severn, under the Old & New Severn Bridges to call at Lydney before returning. A great early cruise, don't forget you can get a full cooked breakfast and snacks on board!
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    Cruise & explore: Ilfracombe
    Take the classic Bristol Channel excursion to the vibrant and historic North Devon town of Ilfracombe. Sail to Penarth, past Lavernock Point, Sully Island and then across to the view the Exmoor Coast from Foreland Point & Lighthouse before docking at Ilfracombe. While ashore, relax with a harbourside ice cream, afternoon tea or pique your curiosity at the Ilfracombe Museum & Aquarium.
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    Cruise River Severn & Bridges calling at Lydney and Sharpness
    Sail up through Walton Bay, past Nore Point & Lighthouse and the docks at Avonmouth. Continue up the River Severn, under the Old & New Severn Bridges to call at Lydney before returning. A great morning cruise, don't forget you can get a full cooked breakfast on board!
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    Cruise Holm Islands & Welsh Heritage Coast
    Sail from Clevedon’s beautiful Victorian Pier out into the Bristol Channel to circumnavigate the mysterious Flatholm and Steepholm Islands before returning to Clevedon. Learn about their different histories with the on board commentary. As time permits, we sail down some of the Welsh Heritage Coast before returning.
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    Cruise & explore: Penarth
    Join Balmoral at Clevedon’s stunning Victorian Pier for a sail across the Bristol Channel to Wales and time ashore at the seaside town of Penarth, with its beautifully restored Pier Pavilion and delightful gardens.
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    Cruise & explore: Ilfracombe
    Take the classic Bristol Channel excursion to the vibrant and historic North Devon town of Ilfracombe. Sail to Penarth, past Lavernock Point, Sully Island and then across to the view the Exmoor Coast from Foreland Point & Lighthouse before docking at Ilfracombe. While ashore, relax with a harbourside ice cream, afternoon tea or pique your curiosity at the Ilfracombe Museum & Aquarium.
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    Cruise Bideford Bay & explore Ilfracombe
    A take on the classic Bristol Channel excursion to the vibrant and historic North Devon town of Ilfracombe! Enjoy a scenic cruise along the North Devon coastline then continue past Lee Bay, Bull Point & Lighthouse Morte Point & the surfing resort of Woolacombe. Enjoy the great views of North Devon’s Atlantic coast as we sail through Bideford Bay. Return to Ilfracombe and disembark to enjoy a short time ashore before sailing back to Clevedon!
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    Penarth & coach for Welsh Mountain Tour/ Brecon Mountain Railway
    Join Balmoral at Clevedon’s stunning Victorian Pier for a sail across the Bristol Channel to Penarth. There you will join an inclusive coach, viewing the beautiful Brecon National Park and riding the Brecon Mountain Steam Railway, before returning to Penarth to take Balmoral back to Clevedon.
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    Cruise & explore: Penarth
    Join Balmoral at Clevedon’s stunning Victorian Pier for a sail across the Bristol Channel to Wales and time ashore at the seaside town of Penarth, with its beautifully restored Pier Pavilion and delightful gardens.
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    Cruise & explore: Porthcawl
    Sail across the Channel, calling at Penarth and then along the delightful Glamorgan Heritage Coast to Porthcawl for time ashore. Stroll the promenade and beaches or get an ice cream before steaming for home.
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    Day Cruise: Porthcawl & Nash Point
    Cruise across the Channel to Penarth, past Sully Island, Barry Island and along the delightful Glamorgan Heritage Coast on the way to Porthcawl. Marvel at the carboniferous limestone coastline carved by the waves and take in views of the Nash Point Lighthouse and Southerndown; recently filmed as a location for BBC’s Dr Who.
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    Cruise 3 Rivers & 5 Bridges: Avon, Severn & Wye
    Cruise up the River Avon, through the Avon Gorge & under Brunel’s iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge on your way to and from Bristol. Sail under the Avonmouth M5 Bridge into the River Severn & under both Severn Bridges before squeezing under the motorway bridge to enter the River Wye. A classic afternoon cruise!
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    Cruise Holm Islands & Welsh Heritage Coast
    Sail from Clevedon’s beautiful Victorian Pier out into the Bristol Channel to circumnavigate the mysterious Flatholm and Steepholm Islands before returning to Clevedon. Learn about their different histories with the on board commentary. As time permits, we sail down some of the Welsh Heritage Coast before returning.
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    Special Sailing: Explore Padstow [coach return]
    Join us at Clevedon Pier for this special sailing taking in the stunning northern coastlines of both Devon & Cornwall all the way to Padstow. Enjoy stunning views as many sections of this coast are designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Passengers return by inclusive coach. [One-way fares available. Pre-booking required.]
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    Last Trip of the Season: Explore Ilfracombe
    Don't miss out on the last trip of the season! Take the classic Bristol Channel excursion to the vibrant and historic North Devon town of Ilfracombe. While ashore, relax with a harbourside ice cream, afternoon tea or pique your curiosity at the Ilfracombe Museum & Aquarium.
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    Day cruise: Devon & Exmoor coasts
    Join the ship at Clevedon Pier to sail across the Bristol Channel to Penarth before continuing down the River Severn to the North Devon resort of Ilfracombe. Stay on board to cruise the stunning Exmoor coastline from the sea as we sail past Combe Martin, Woody Bay, Lynton & Lynmouth, the Foreland Point & Lighthouse and along to Porlock Bay, returning by the same route. See the highest sea cliff in England and Wales, Great Hangman at 244m (800ft) plus the longest stretch of coastal woodland in England and Wales. Don't miss out on the last day cruise of 2017!
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    Cruise River Severn & Bridges
    Sail from Clevedon’s beautiful Victorian Pier through Walton Bay, past Nore Point & Lighthouse and the docks at Portbury and Avonmouth and up the River Severn under the Old & New Severn Bridges. Subject to time and tidal conditions we may proceed a little way beyond Beachley towards Sharpness.
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    Cruise 3 Rivers & 5 Bridges: Avon, Severn & Wye
    Cruise up the River Avon, through the Avon Gorge & under Brunel’s iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge on your way to and from Bristol. Sail under the Avonmouth M5 Bridge into the River Severn & under both Severn Bridges before squeezing under the motorway bridge to enter the River Wye. A classic afternoon cruise!
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    Channel cruise to Penarth [non-landing]
    Relax with an morning cruise across the Bristol Channel to Penarth before returning. Have a meal in the on board restaurant or feel the fresh sea breeze from the promenade deck.
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    Cruise River Avon, Clifton Suspension Bridge & to off Weston super Mare
    Join Balmoral at Clevedon’s stunning Victorian Pier to sail on one of our popular cruises through Walton Bay and up the River Avon, through the Avon Gorge and under the iconic Brunel Suspension Bridge to Bristol before retracing the route and sailing down the Somerset Coast to off Weston-super-Mare. Pre-booking strongly advised.
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