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27 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017


27 May 2017 - 4 June 2017

Join us this May Half Term for some pirate fun on-board our very own Pirate ship Gannet! With The Dockyard themed and ready to fly the Jolly Roger – will you be brave enough to walk the plank! Yo Ho Ho!

With a variety of activities taking place on board Gannet and the treasure trail leading you around on-site, it’s a full day of becoming a Pirate at The Dockyard. All activities and information on where to go on your visit are below…

Don’t forget for annual ticket holders, this is all included in your ticket! Dress up and enjoy the fun – become a pirate for the day!

All hands on deck for this May half term! 

Arghhh you ready!

Planning your day


  • Treasure trail!
  • Story telling (20mins) – book upon arrival!
  • Knot Tying!
  • Have a go hammock!
  • Dressing up!
  • Walk the plank!
  • Colour in the pirate!
  • Design your own pirate flag!
  • Badge making!
  • Beach!

Where to go

Upon arrival, once your tickets have been processed, please head down to the ‘Plan your visit’ stand where you can book your story time sessions.

Head over to the Pirate Ship Gannet – not forgetting to have a photo on our giant deckchair on the way!

Once on board, the fun begins at your own leisure!

Pirate staff will be hand for any help & Information

Pirate Birthday Parties! - New for 2017!

What's On

What's on