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Plymouth and Dartmoor One day private highlights tour from Cornwall
"This tour is for a maximum of 6 people in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. You will be collected from your hotel by your local guide and you will journey to Plymouth where you will step on to the world famous Plymouth Hoe with its panoramic views and stunning historical significance. Hear about Drake and the Armada see Smeatons Tower the iconic lighthouse which once stood on the fearsome Eddystone reef 14 miles offshore as well as numerous other tales of this great seafaring City. You then arrive at the Barbican visiting the Mayflower Steps and museum seeing the Elizabethan House and visiting the place where it is said the Pilgrim fathers had their last meal before setting out for the new world in 1620.Next your guide will drive you to the historic Royal William Yard the stunning collection of grade one listed buildings that used to supply the provisions for the Royal Navy. A short walk visits places of real historic significance including the spot where a voyage once left which changed the whole understanding of the world. Lunch taken here or en route depending upon your preferences (not included). Set off for Dartmoor and your driver guide will explain the history of th and you will visit one of the famous granite tors
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Historic Plymouth luxury one-day private guided tour from Cornwall
"This tour is for a maximum of 6 people in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. You will be collected from your hotel by your local guide and you will journey to Plymouth where you will step on to the world famous Plymouth Hoe with its panoramic views and stunning historical significance. Hear about Drake and the Armada see Smeatons Tower the iconic lighthouse which once stood on the fearsome Eddystone reef 14 miles offshore as well as numerous other tales of this great seafaring City. You then arrive at the Barbican visiting the Mayflower Steps and museum seeing the Elizabethan House and visiting the place where it is said the Pilgrim fathers had their last meal before setting out for the new world in 1620. Next your guide will drive you to the historic Royal William Yard the stunning collection of grade one listed buildings that used to supply the provisions for the Royal Navy. A short walk visits places of real historic significance including the spot where a voyage once left which changed our whole understanding of the world around. Lunch at one of the many excellent eateries at the RWY (not included). You've got a fantastic choice for the afternoon (subject to availability one of the oldest in the world• Visit of the historic Mount Edgcumbe with its grade one listed landscape and centuries of history and maybe try your hand at divining• Sightseeing trip on Plymouth Sound
From GBP255.00
 
Plymouth and Dartmoor One Day Private Highlights Tour from Devon
"This tour is for a maximum of 6 people in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. You will be collected from your hotel by your local guide and you will journey to Plymouth where you will step on to the world famous Plymouth Hoe with its panoramic views and stunning historical significance. Hear about Drake and the Armada see Smeatons Tower the iconic lighthouse which once stood on the fearsome Eddystone reef 14 miles offshore as well as numerous other tales of this great seafaring City. You then arrive at the Barbican visiting the Mayflower Steps and museum seeing the Elizabethan House and visiting the place where it is said the Pilgrim fathers had their last meal before setting out for the new world in 1620.Next your guide will drive you to the historic Royal William Yard the stunning collection of grade one listed buildings that used to supply the provisions for the Royal Navy. A short walk visits places of real historic significance including the spot where a voyage once left which changed the whole understanding of the world. Lunch taken here or en route depending upon your preferences (not included in the price). Set off for Dartmoor and your driver guide will explain the and you will visit one of the famous granite tors
From GBP255.00

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The Guildhall

One of Plymouth's most interesting buildings, architecturally, is its Guildhall. This was constructed in 1870-74 by the local architects Norman and Hine to house the City Treasury and Court of Assize,...
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Plymouth Plaques: Bermuda

A plaque by the Mayflower Steps, Plymouth, UK"This tablet was erected in 1959 by the people of Bermuda to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the wreck on a Bermuda reef of "Sea Venture", Captain...
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Plymouth Plaques: Newfoundland

A plaque by the Mayflower Steps, Plymouth, UK"From plymouth Sound on June 11th 1583, Sir Humphrey Gilbert, "The Father of British colonisation", set sail for Newfoundland which he claimed for Queen...
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Plymouth Plaques: Mayflower, Waldo Morgan Allen

A plaque by the Mayflower Steps, Plymouth, UK"The Barbican, Plymouth, Devon, England"The Mayflower sailed from here September 16 (new style), 1620, for Plymouth, New England. Part of her passengers...
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Plymouth Plaques: Mayflower, Thomas Townes

A plaque by the Mayflower Steps, Plymouth, UK"On the 6th of September, 1620, in the Mayoralty of Thomas Townes, after being 'kindly entertained and courteously used by divers Friends there dwelling',...
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Plymouth's Tourist Information Centre

This helpful Tourist Information Centre is situated in the Maritime Barbican Village. The Centre can advise the visitor about accommodation, sightseeing, events and so forth. There is a wide range of...
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History of Plymouth

The origins of Plymouth can be traced back to the Bronze Age, when its first settlement grew at Mount Batten. This settlement continued to grow as a trading post for the Roman Empire, until farmland...
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Plymouth Barbican Tourist Information Centre

Plymouth's main Tourist Information Centre is located in the Mayflower building down on the main street in the Barbican, pretty much opposite the Mayflower Steps.Here friendly and knowledgeable staff...
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Mutley Plain - Another Village Within The City

Plymouth is a city of distinct neighbourhoods the best-known of which, certainly for tourists, is the history-rich Barbican. Equally interesting is the area of Mutley Plain, or just plain Mutley as it...
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City Centre Street Maps

Most of the city centre is a pedestrian zone with only one of its cross streets accessible by motor vehicles, including buses. In order to help people find there way around the city council has put up...
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Train station to City Centre travel

Avoid taking a taxi from the train station to the city centre.Firstly it's only 5minutes (easy) walk to the main shopping streets.Secondly, you'll be ripped off in a cab.Thirdly, help the environment...
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Over-looked and misunderstood

Pilgrims Point, Mayflower Steps, Barbican, PlymouthFor those who are experience Plymouth on a day to day basis it often comes as a little to bump into things that pertain to its more illustrious past....
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Royal Parade

Not so much a favourite thing, but worthy of a mention, and this is the best category, so... This is nothing but a street, but it is THE place where all of Plymouth's parades, such as on The Lord...
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Heaven in Cornwall?

Cornwall is beautifull. Along the sea, beaches, cliffs and rocks, it is great to walk around. Sometimes it felt like I was the only person on earth. It is something I can not really describe, it is...
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28 Sutton Road, Plymouth, PL4 0HX, United Kingdom
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Marsh Mills, Longbridge Road, Forder Valley, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8LD, United Kingdom
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Barbican

If I was a first time visitor to Plymouth I would have to admit that Plymouth Hoe would be my first port of call, just for the views alone, but a very close second would have to be The Barbican. If...
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The Hoe

The Hoe of Plymouth is from medieval times, The victorians developed the park in the 1890 s. The landmark is the lighthouse built by John Smeaton for the Eddystone Reef , rebuilt on the Hoe in 1882....
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HM Naval Base

Her Majesty's Naval Base at Devonport is the largest in Western Europe and is home to pretty much every type of craft the British Royal Navy possesses. Although the actual dockyard itself is a...
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Royal Citadel

The Royal Citadel is a 17h century fortress, but this tip is about a bus ride. At this bus stop which is on the road under the Lighthouse at the Hoe a bus travels in a circular route from the Hoe...
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National Marine Aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium here in Plymouth's Barbican claims to be "One of Devon's Finest Attractions" and it certainly is impressive. The living exhibits cover all aspects of sea life from...
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Days Out

Whitsand Bay! Take the torpoint ferry. Head towards Edgecumbe, and then look for signs stating Whitsand Bay. Quite good surf. Often messy in autumn, winter and spring months. Best surf is near...
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"Devon's Proletarian City"
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"Historical Plymouth"
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"A Unique Maritime City!"
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"Naval Plymouth"
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"A Seafaring City"
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