Did you know...Sir Francis Drake was once Mayor of Plymouth?

Those who choose to visit Plymouth are in for a treat. Overlooking its famous harbour, the striking city of Plymouth is entwined with Britain’s maritime past – and continues to play a vast role in its nautical world today. From nostalgic Barbican, to the modern Drake’s Circus shopping centre and the sweeping views from the Hoe – a day spent in Plymouth combines the best of all worlds.

A break in Plymouth is sure to be diverse, why not walk the footsteps of Captain Cook and Sir Francis Drake with a stroll around the Tudor buildings and medieval streets of Barbican, before visiting the restored Elizabethan gardens for a feel of the Plymouth of days gone by? Just a short walk away, Plymouth Hoe is a popular place to relax and take in the views – and it even has its own lighthouse for an even higher vantage point.

Plymouth’s naval base - HMNB Devonport – is well worth a visit on one of their Navy Days, and visitors can take the opportunity to climb onboard the naval ships and watch captivating displays. Aside from a colourful history and the advantages of a modern university city, Plymouth boasts picturesque coastlines and surrounding countryside that can only be Devon.

Saltram House

Saltram House is one of the finest National Trust properties in the whole of South Devon. With a position peering over the River Plym, this Georgian mansion is surrounded by historic parkland and peaceful gardens, and the inside has the kind of furnishings that’ll have you whisked back in time. Once home to the Parker family from 1743, the house...

Royal William Bakery

Royal William Yard is one of Plymouth’s most popular places to dine, so guests of the development can make the most of a whole collection of restaurants and eating experiences right on their doorsteps. Royal William Bakery has the feel of a traditional local bakery that’s rare these days, and it’s a place where visitors can eat breakfast and lunch,...
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