Balmoral visiting Weymouth again during the Olympics

Balmoral in Weymouth
Balmoral in Weymouth


The historic pleasure cruise ship, Balmoral will also be based in Weymouth as part of the Bayside Festival during the Olympic period. 

Sailing daily from the Pleasure Pier at 12noon from July 29 until August 11 – you can soak you the atmosphere of the world’s greatest sporting event! Don’t miss the chance to get grandstand views of race events when Balmoral is anchored in Weymouth Bay before cruising to Lulworth Cove! There is limited availability so book now for your chance to take part in history! Fare including entrance to the Festival is only £55! 

There are evening cruises on August 3, 4, 10 & 11. Weymouth Bay is famous for its sunsets and you can see the sun go down over Lulworth Cove whilst the Jazz band entertain you onboard!

On August 12, you can enjoy a cruise westwards along the Jurassic Coast to Lyme Bay!

Ian Clark, Balmoral’s Captain, said: “We are delighted to be bringing Balmoral to Weymouth during the Olympic period and offering local people, and visitors to Weymouth the chance to view race events from a unique viewpoint.”

Balmoral has excellent onboard facilities including a restaurant, two bars, newly refurbished heated lounge and a souvenir shop.

Prices start at £25 for Adults there are discounts for Senior Citizens, Children under 18 half fare & under 5s travel free. To receive a brochure or book tickets call the Booking Office on 0845 130 4647 or find out more and Book Online at

Brief history

Balmoral was built in 1949 in Southampton
Balmoral has had many roles in life including a car ferry and a restaurant.
Balmoral has undergone a regeneration programme with the help of the Heritage Lottery Fund to replace her engines and restore period lounges.