Explore the Rivers Lynher & Tamar and their rich heritage.

Climb aboard our classic 1896 barge “Lynher” and explore a host of destinations as you’ve never seen them before. Let us give you an authentic taste of life under sail and appreciation of the unique maritime heritage of Plymouth and beyond.

No experience needed, just a lust for adventure!

As our company responds to COVID-19 the health and safety of our community and customers remains our top priority. We are committed to being there when our customers and community need us most. We are responding by working in isolation at our land base at Cremyll and on the Lynher barge mooring. As we develop new and exciting content to share remotely, you are welcome to contact us to discuss your future voyage  in 2021.

Call Barbara on 01752710052 or email barbara@tamarbarge.org.uk

Heritage In Action

Step back in history on a unique Tamar barge for a hands on adventure. Hoist the sails and explore the stunning beauty of the River Tamar and its tributaries.

Treat Someone You Love To An Unforgettable Experience!

Our gift vouchers are amazing value and an unforgettable way to spend the day with friends or family! 

Adventure With Us

Day Sail

This year Lynher will offer full days and half days sailing, exploring Plymouth Sound and the Rivers. Parties of 12 people welcome, prior booking essential.

Mini Breaks

Leave the city behind and head for the South West. You can have an adventure on your doorstep, just travel to Plymouth and board the barge for a mini-break.

River Cruises

Explore the Rivers Lynher & Tamar and their rich heritage which so profoundly inspired artists such as W.E.Turner. 

Family Holidays

Explore and discover new riverscapes with your loved ones, learn transferable skills, eat healthy food and enjoy the relaxing pace of life at the heart of a stunning river estuary.

Away Days

Lynher sits 12 around her long table in the cargo hold to inspire you and your colleagues to open your minds to new ideas. Private venues for a greater number of people are hosted alongside quays and marinas.

Traditional Boat Training

Lynher is a challenging boat to sail, manage and operate. We have developed a specific course aimed at young adults wishing to enter the historic and traditional sailing boat industry.

Book Your Own Unforgettable Voyage


Help Us Make A Difference

Not just amazing experiences on the water.

We are passionate about the  imaginative reuse and development of heritage assets to meet the new and ever evolving social, cultural and economical challenges faced by all modern communities. Our Community Interest Company works with a variety of groups to make lasting change to the conservation of maritime heritage and, peoples lives.