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Britannia Royal Naval College

College Way, Dartmouth TQ6 0HJ, England
+44 1803 677565
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Chill time

Been to brnc dozens of times my husband was in the royal marine band, it's the most spectacular... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Christine G
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Vine of the top places to visit in South Hams

Excellent tour of this college. Very knowledgeable guide. You need to book in advance direct with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jane B
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BRNC should be a key ingredient to any visit to the West Country. Tours of this iconic building will offer an informative narrative allowing you to appreciate the rich history, role and relevance of this building and the naval training conducted here today, providing you with a quality, value for money, informative visit. Public Tours start from a convenient pick-up point in Dartmouth town. In a manageable group size, you will be taken to the College by coach for a walking tour, which lasts approximately 2 1/4 hours.
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“photo id” (14 reviews)
“excellent tour” (10 reviews)
“our tour guide” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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College Way, Dartmouth TQ6 0HJ, England
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+44 1803 677565
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been to brnc dozens of times my husband was in the royal marine band, it's the most spectacular building and parade ground food is always good.

Thank Christine G
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent tour of this college. Very knowledgeable guide. You need to book in advance direct with the College.

Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having wanted to visit for years and years I actually booked in early and I’m so glad I did. Excellent guided tour by Peter and Cath. Love the thoughts behind the architecture. Truly part of our Naval history.

Thank RPW1948
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I booked this tour on line. We met the guide Mike with the rest of our party in town and were conveyed by mini bus up to the College. The two hour visit is well worth the money and Mike is an...More

1  Thank RogerfromTown
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour guide, Mike, was well-informed and a fount of stories. His knowledge of the development of the training centre from its mid-19th time in Portsmouth, through two World Wars and up to today was considerable. The chapel, Quarterdeck and Gun Room (senior dining area)...More

1  Thank Chris A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great way to spend the morning. It was very interesting learning about the history of the BRNC and how it has evolved over the past 100+ years. The tour lasted about 3 hours. A bus picked us up from downtown and drove...More

1  Thank Kaydfw888
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

....good afternoon out. Good guide in Mike. Wonderful buildings and views of the estuary. Understandably, access to most areas is restricted and you don't meeting any serving personnel but recommend

1  Thank Neil D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and our guide Mike was very knowledgeable and full of interesting facts. It was great to see many areas of the College and the new recruits who were taking part in their day to day duties. Remember to take photo ID as this...More

2  Thank Bennett99
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

What a fabulous tour from a guide with huge knowledge, great humour and beautifully spoken English,, clear diction and lovely tone. A fabulous building and great history and views. You must pre-book and provide photo ID which will be checked at the meeting point, before...More

1  Thank Lesley L
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Back in Devon again and had to make our way to Dartmouth, The college was very impressive from a far ,but even more to when we got into the grounds. A great place full of our naval history, The stewards were polite and helpful and...More

1  Thank morgandavis43
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399Dalys
9 February 2017|
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Response from BRNC Tour s | Property representative |
Good Morning TIA, Thank you for your question. Please be assured that Dartmouth has a large car park in the centre which will assist you with parking out of season. I trust this will help. Kind regards, BRNC - Tours
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