After travelling 1.7 million kilometres and circumnavigating the world 17 times, the Polly Woodside now welcomes you aboard.
Built in Belfast in 1885, the three masted cargo vessel carried coal and wheat between England and South America.
You can join the crew, come aboard for a tour of the ship and discover what life was like on a tall ship sailing the seven seas.
Polly Woodside offers a range of activities for visitors including a gallery with the story and history of the ship, children’s Crew Calls, Pirate Days and a wharf with picnic facilities.
Open every day during the Victorian school holidays! Saturday 22 December to Sunday 27 January (2019)
Open 10-2pm Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve
Children’s Crew Calls – 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm
Every weekend & during the Victorian school holidays!
Children with loud voices, energy to scrub decks and an ability to pull scary faces are encouraged to attend our fun and interactive tour of the ship!
Please note, the Crew Calls are subject to change and do not run on Pirate Day.
Storytime every Saturday and Sunday at 10.15am (ages 0-5)
and during the Victorian school holidays.
Pirate Day – Next on Sunday 3 February
Sausage Sizzle 11am-2pm
Ahoy there me hearties! Come aboard on the first Sunday of each month for a day of adventures.
There are treasure hunts, decks to scrub, pirate games and arts and crafts.
Vale Captain Ralph McDonell.
Ralph McDonell left his mark through a lifetime of support to the Polly Woodside. Read his story here.