Plymouth, the Waterfront City that shaped the lives of Drake the Pilgrim Fathers, Darwin, Cook and many more who set sail from her harbour. Start your own voyage of discovery by visiting the spectacular Plymouth Hoe, where Drake played his famous game of bowls. Climb up Plymouth's best known landmark, Smeaton's Tower Lighthouse and enjoy the most breathtaking view over Plymouth Sound.
If it is entertainment you are looking for, Plymouth is the home of one of the best theatres in the country, the Theatre Royal, with top class programmes from drama to musicals.
Plymouth Pavilions is the major regional venue for both pop and classical concerts, top comedians and sporting events. There is a wide variety of country and waterside pubs in the area, some featuring live music, plus a wide range of places to wine and dine featuring food from around the world. The narrow streets of the Barbican hold an array of individual and unique shops
The City also has an excellent spread of accommodation and B&B ranging from small and cosy guest houses to the luxury of three and four star hotels Throughout the City the visitor can discover a wealth of places to visit and things to do. The narrow streets of the Barbican hold an array of individual and unique shops. The area being a mecca for art lovers with the many galleries particularly favouring the works of local artists.
Plymouth is an ideal base for venturing into the countryside. The modern pedestrianised City Centre, with its floral displays, water features and the largest range of shops in the region is a delight for shoppers.
There are street cafes and childrens play areas whilst ample seating allows shoppers to rest their feet and enjoy the exciting street entertainment. With its unique location between Dartmoor , the last great wilderness of Southern England, and the mellow South Devon coast, Plymouth is an ideal base for venturing into the countryside or onto the water.
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