Plymouth Waterways Small Craft Guide


Public Access Points

The following locations indicate where it is believed that public access exits to the waters of the estuary. In some cases the access is in private ownership but has traditionally been used. KHM makes no guarantee of right of access and recommends that individuals check first and obtain approval if necessary before committing themselves. An * indicates those slips believed to be in private ownership.


  • Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash Passage
  • Ferry Inn Slip, Saltash Passage
  • Pottery Quay and Tamar Wharf Canals
  • North Corner Quay and Landing stage
  • Mutton Cove, Harbour and Jetty
  • Richmond Walk
  • Stonehouse Steps
  • Firestone Bay
  • West Hoe harbour and pier
  • Pebbleside Pier
  • West Pier
  • Commercial Wharf
  • Pheonix Wharf
  • Baltic Wharf (Elphinstone)
  • Turnchapel
  • Oreston Slipway
  • Teats Hill
  • Mayflower Steps
  • Hooe Lake*
  • Arnolds Point*
  • Admirals Hard*

West Devon

  • Weir Quay
  • Bere Ferrers


  • Cawsand Bay Slip
  • Valletort Slip, Cawsand
  • Cawsand on the “Cleave”
  • Wilcove
  • Torpoint Public Access Point
  • Saltash Public Landing Pier
  • Saltash Old Ferry Road
  • Ash Wharf, Old Ferry Road
  • Brunel Green, Old Ferry Road
  • Calstock
  • Halton Quay*
  • Cotehele Quay*
  • Spaniards Inn Quay*
  • Moditonham Quay*
  • Millbrook Flood Prevention Slip*
  • Wacker Quay*