Our guide to Plymouth Apartments & Holiday Cottages

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.

The Good Food Market at Royal William Yard

We’ll let you in on a little foodie secret, if you’re staying at Royal William Yard, the Good Food Market takes place on the first Sunday of every month – and it’s THE place to stop up on good food that’s yummy too. In fact, the market sees some of the South West’s leading providers of food and drink gather...

Plymouth Hoe Fireworks

It’s hard to imagine a spot more suited to watching a fireworks display than Plymouth Hoe, and it hosts one of Devon’s biggest firework displays every year on 5 th November. The crowds gather from dusk to get ready for a colourful show of pyrotechnic action and there’s a fairground from midday. The bonfire’s usually lit at 7.30pm and the...
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