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Lockdown in Sutton Harbour: takeaways, online orders and virtual tours

8th January, 2021
With England now in its third national lockdown, restaurants, cafes and attractions in and around Sutton Harbour are closed to the public. However, many businesses are still offering online orders, takeaways and deliveries. READ MORE

12 places to visit in Sutton Harbour this Christmas

8th December, 2020
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…. The cobbled streets surrounding Sutton Harbour are filled with festive lights and many of the shop windows in the adjacent historic Barbican quarter have been transformed into Christmassy scenes. While Christmas is set to be very different this year, now more than ever people are embracing the Christmas cheer, spreading positivity and supporting others. READ MORE

Supporting Sutton Harbour businesses during the second lockdown

5th November, 2020
During England’s second national lockdown from 12am on Thursday 5th November until 2nd December, restaurants, cafes and attractions in and around Sutton Harbour will be closed to the public, however many are offering online orders, takeaways and deliveries. READ MORE

New lockdown restrictions: November 2020

3rd November, 2020
New UK Government restrictions will come into effect across England for the period from midnight on Wednesday 4th November through to Tuesday 2nd December to address the Covid-19 pandemic. READ MORE

Spend the spooky season in Sutton Harbour

16th October, 2020
As the October half-term and Halloween creep closer, it can be difficult to think of things to do to keep the whole family entertained, especially as Halloween is set to be very different this year. While trick or treating may be off the cards due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are still some safe, family-friendly activities taking place along Plymouth’s historic harbour. Some of our favourite Halloween events and trails are back this year, although running slightly differently to ensure social distancing, as well as some new ways to mark the spooky season. READ MORE

Britain's Ocean City selected to host SailGP in Season 2

18th September, 2020
Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, has been selected to host SailGP’s Season 2 European debut when the global league’s events restart in 2021. Following the season opener in San Francisco in April and New York SailGP in June, the championship will return to UK shores July 17-18 for the third event in Season 2, featuring the world’s fastest sail racing. READ MORE

The history of the Mayflower voyage

16th September, 2020
In 1620, the Mayflower set sail from historic Sutton Harbour in Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, on a legendary voyage to America with 102 passengers and approximately 30 crew members on board. The men, women and children who left the UK and Holland for a new life across the pond became known as the Pilgrims and would establish the second successful English settlement in the US. READ MORE

What's On this September in Sutton Harbour

10th September, 2020
We’ve got some new dates for your diary. Large-scale live events may not yet be possible as we remain vigilant about social distancing, but make sure you look out for some of the exciting virtual and scaled down events taking place in Sutton Harbour this September. READ MORE

Join Sutton Harbour Marina via Facebook Live – first virtual event

2nd September, 2020
The award-winning Sutton Harbour Marina invites everyone to its first virtual online event - a Marina open day - to give potential berth holders a ‘sneak-peak’ inside the marina and highlight the benefits of keeping a yacht in the historic heart of Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City. READ MORE

Bank Holiday Escapes – beaches to visit just a stone’s throw from Sutton Harbour

28th August, 2020
Whether you’re new to Sutton Harbour Marina and fancy escaping the city or you’re one of our loyal berth holders and would like to experience something further afield than Plymouth’s premier marina, there is lots to explore and enjoy on your doorstep. This Bank Holiday, we’ve come up with some easy-to-reach coastal gems accessible by boat, water taxi and foot along the stunning South West Coast Path or via a short drive from Plymouth. READ MORE