Plymouth is a port city in Devon, southwest England. It’s known for its maritime heritage and historic Barbican district with narrow, cobbled streets.
Plymouth is a city shaped by the fortunes of sea, trade and war, nowhere more so than in the historic Barbican. Plymouth's delightful old port, full of narrow cobbled streets, Elizabethan warehouses, specialist shops, art galleries, cafes and restaurants.The perfect place to find an original souvenir of Plymouth.
The centre of Plymouth’s historic Barbican overlooking Sutton Harbour, the Mayflower Centre is both a Tourist Information Office and a fascinating museum. The Mayflower Museum brings to life the cramped reality of being aboard the Mayflower for the 102 Pilgrims and 30 odd crew who made the journey, and is well worth a visit to find out more about the founding fathers of America and their struggle to carve out a life in a new land.
A landmark of Plymouth, the Smeaton's Tower has become one of the South West's most well-known lighthouses. Originally built on the Eddystone reef in 1759 but was taken down in the early 1880s when it was discovered that the sea was undermining the rock it was standing on. Restored to its original glory on place on the Hoe, Smeaton's Tower offers fantastic views of Plymouth Sound and the city from its lantern room which, along with the rest of the building,
You can walk around the city centre of Plymouth, but if you can also use the the Royal Parade bus stop map shows the location of all the numbered bus stops on Royal Parade in the city centre.
And if you wish to do a tour, the new Ocean City Sights open top bus is now touring around Plymouth, including sights of the Barbican, the Hoe, Royal William Yard and Plymouth’s city centre.
You cam explore the city by water with ferries and water taxis throughout the year connecting the Barbican Wharves Hub with Mount Batten and the Royal William Yard, as well as Mount Edgcumbe and Cawsands in Cornwall.
Plymouth railway station serves the city of Plymouth, Devon, England. It is on the northern edge of the city centre, close to the North Cross roundabout. The stations serve many locations such as London, and other major cities plus neighbouring towns and other local areas nearby.