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Pilgrim BM45

15 Fore Street | Harbour, Brixham TQ5 8AA, England
+44 1803 858148
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Excellent trip

Three day trip was thoroughly enjoyable, well organised, excellent crew, food very good and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Del756
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Stunning boat, wonderful food (with surprises) and great company.

Pilgrim is an absolutely stunning restoration of a Brixham trawler with a fascinating history (yes... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
123ew
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Boat Trip on historic classic Brixham Heritage sailing vessel built in 1895.All food and soft drinks and use of safety equipment included. Hands on outdoor activity or relaxed coastal cruise. Keep a lookout for dolphins, seals & marine life. Enjoy the harbour sights of watercraft, picture postcard views and magnificent scenery.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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15 Fore Street | Harbour, Brixham TQ5 8AA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three day trip was thoroughly enjoyable, well organised, excellent crew, food very good and harbours visited picturesque and all local inns very welcoming. The red arrows an added extra which was fabulous to watch.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Pilgrim is an absolutely stunning restoration of a Brixham trawler with a fascinating history (yes, I read the book on Pilgrim's history and I would recommend it!). Very well thought out inside and lots of space. There is even enough room and water in the...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Just back from a 3-day 'taster' trip up around the South Devon coast. Along with the experience of sailing in a classic trawler and seeing the beautiful coastline, Pilgrim had comfortable bunks, hot showers, good food (certainly didn't expect Linda to cook a roast dinner...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Went on an overnight sailing experience as part of a birthday present. Neither myself or wife ate sailors but this did not matter. We were welcomed on board and given a safety brief. Brendan the skipper was very informative regarding what to do to get...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Down the town on my mobility scooter for the music fest and my wife asked if I could step aboard. The answer was a friendly yes so I had a slow wander around the deck. Magnificent springs to.mind Only wish I was younger and fitter.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

This review is about my voyage aboard Pilgrim of Brixham from 9th of July to 16th of July, 2016. I only now became aware of the fact that I had missed this great opportunity to praise Pilgrim and her crew on Tripadvisor. A friend and...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I was fortunate enough to travel on the last weekend sailing journey this year and had a fabulous time! Everyone was lovely - from the email interactions, to the crew, to the other passengers... the entire experience was down-to-earth quality, through and through.More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to let us and others know how much you enjoyed your weekend of genuine heritage vessell sailing. Pilgrim is now all safely tucked away for her winter maintenance programme but will be back ready to sail again...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

My wife booked us onto the “fish, chips and fizz” harbour cruise on the beautiful Pilgrim. What I thought would be a nice boat trip with a glass of bubbly, it turned out to be so much more. Brendan, the ships captain welcomed us aboard...More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Wow Ben -you certainly seem to have enjoyed the Pilgrim experience -which is so rewarding for us. Thank you so much for such a fantastic review -we really appreciate it and can't wait to welcome you back onboard for that overnight stay!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I took my dad on the evening sail for his birthday and we had a great time. We were fortunate that even in late Sep we had great weather, so calm in fact we had to start the engines to get back in time! The...More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

It sounds like you both thoroughly enjoyed your "Pilgrim" experience - which makes it all worthwhile for our Skipper & Crew. Thank-you for your very kind feedback and we hope to sail with you again!

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The lights twinkling all around the bay, the Berry Head lighthouse flashing, the pure silence with Pilgrim under full sail in the twilight - Magical! Felt really safe with the professional, friendly crew who taught us how to help sail the boat. Then back into...More

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Sally G, Guest Relations Manager at Pilgrim BM45, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

We are so pleased that you have some magical Birthday memories to look back on -it was a pleasure to sail with you. We hope to welcome you back onboard Pilgrim again very soon!

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roy e
24 April 2017|
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Response from BrixhamThreebs | Property representative |
check website for schedule through sailing season from April to October.
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Annie C
17 April 2017|
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Response from Sally G | Property representative |
Hi Annie -the shortest sail we do is a half day sail which lasts for approx 3.5 hours if that is suitable for you? If there is a group of 6 of you or more we can offer you Pilgrim for private charter at a time to suit... More
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Annie C
17 April 2017|
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Response from Sally G | Property representative |
Hi Annie -Pilgrim is out sailing this morning but if you are in Brixham at around 1.30 pm you could watch her come into the town pontoon and then have a look around if that works for you? If it was another day you were... More
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