Drake’s Island News – Island Life

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Events on Drake’s Island

Events on Drake’s Island

On Saturday 24th October, Drake's Island played host to the West County GIs Association, who chose the island as the latest destination for one of...

Things that go bump in the night!

Things that go bump in the night!

Are you a believer in the afterlife and love ghost stories that keep you awake at night? Have you experienced any paranormal activities? Do you want...

What is SailGP?

What is SailGP?

SailGP, in only its third year, is an international yacht racing competition using high-performance F50 foiling catamarans, where teams compete...

A fun filled May on the island

A fun filled May on the island

The month of May was a busy one on the island, with the guided tours now in full flow, so much so that you will see that we have added a second...

What’s on Drake’s Island

What’s on Drake’s Island

 With the island now open again for the summer season, the tours up and running and our new ferry partners providing an excellent service for both...

Magical Time of the Year

Magical Time of the Year

This is such a magical time of the year on Drake’s island as it literally bursts into life. So far we have spotted two families of Ducks and a...

First signs of spring

First signs of spring

As our tours commence we are starting to see the first signs of the wildlife and nature coming into bloom on the island. The first Bluebell buds are...

Devonport Naval Base Beach Clean

Devonport Naval Base Beach Clean

On Tuesday 19th October, Drakes Island Warden Bob King, popped over to Devonport Naval Base along with students from UTC and Gary Joliffe from the...

Thundercats Racing

Thundercats Racing

Sunday 22nd August 2021 saw Thundercat Racing take place in Plymouth Sound.Drakes Island were very proud to be the main sponsor of the Plymouth Leg...

Children’s Fun Day

Children’s Fun Day

Wednesday August 4th was the UK’s National Play Day, so as not to miss out, we launched the first of our Children’s Fun Days out on Drake's Island -...