Updated 19 March 2020:
Plymouth College of Art has suspended face-to-face teaching and has closed Plymouth Arts Cinema, The Gallery, Short Courses and Young Arts. Please visit www.plymouthart.ac.uk/coronavirus for further information.
- All face-to-face teaching suspended from 6pm on Wednesday 18 March.
- All resources, workshops and Library closed from 4pm on Thursday 19 March, self-directed work continues until after the Easter break.
- Friday 20 March the College is OPEN TO STAFF ONLY until 4pm.
- From Saturday 21 March the College campus will be closed to staff and students until after the Easter break (14 April for Pre-Degree and 20 April for undergraduate and postgraduate). We will no longer be accepting any physical student submissions on Monday 23 March. We are still encouraging digital submission wherever possible.
Find out more about Plymouth College of Art without visiting in person:
We highly recommend taking a 360 virtual tour, to get a feel for what life is really like at a specialist, independent art school. You can view our light airy studios and industry-standard workshops on your computer or phone. We also have more information on Facilities & LABS, local culture, the Students' Union and more throughout our website.
You can explore our range of undergraduate, pre-degree and postgraduate study options online. For more info on our college campus and local community, why not download a digital copy of our prospectus?
Don’t forget to follow our social media for daily updates on college life and student work too:
Plymouth is the gateway to the South West. Known as Britain's Ocean City, we are served by a main Great Western Railway link from London Paddington and by Cross Country Trains north to the Midlands and Scotland. There are frequent services from Newton Abbot, Torbay, North Cornwall and North Devon.
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Plymouth College of Art
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If you are traveling via car, enter the postcode PL4 8AT into your SatNav. The nearest car parks can be found at Regent Street Car Park just next door to our campus, and the Drake Circus Shopping Centre just across the road. There is also a limited amount of on-street parking on Regent Street. We have limited parking for disabled access only at Tavistock Place.
The M5 motorway from Bristol continues from Exeter to Plymouth as the A38 Expressway, giving uninterrupted motorway access to the city from London, Wales, the North and Scotland and continues into Cornwall.
National Express, Megabus and South West Falcon coaches travel to Plymouth Coach Station from many areas of the UK. The college is just five minutes walk from the coach station, which is situated on Armada Way.
Plymouth train station is a ten-minute walk from our main Tavistock Place campus.
Reception Opening Times*:
*Holiday and Half-Term hours may vary. Please contact us for details.
Summer 2019 Opening Times:
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If you are traveling via car, enter the postcode PL1 2DA into your SatNav. Exeter Airport is less than an hour away and there are ferry services from the Plymouth International Ferryport from France, Spain and Ireland.
Plymouth Train Station is a 15-minute walk from our Palace Court campus.
Palace Studios - Foundation Diploma in Art & Design campus
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If you are traveling via car, enter the postcode PL1 2DA into your SatNav. Exeter airport is less than an hour away and there are ferry services from the Plymouth International Ferryport from France, Spain and Ireland.
Plymouth train station is a 15-minute walk from our Palace Studios campus.
Need more help?
We'll always try to schedule a visit to suit your travel arrangements - visit our Book a tour page for more information. We are happy to recommend local places to stay or visit in and around Plymouth. Call us on +44 (0)1752 203434 for more information.