Between the mouths of River Plym and River Tamar, lies the historic city of Plymouth. An important port on the South coast of Devon, England; Plymouth has an undeniably iconic past. The starting point of the Pilgrim Fathers who embarked on their voyage to North America on the Mayflower and established the Plymouth colony which is now known as the United States of America, Plymouth has witnessed the happenings like the English Civil War, the World War I and the World War II.
Undergoing number of refurbishments over the course of time, the city of Plymouth nevertheless shines brightly. Today, it is home to more than 250 thousand people and presents one of the most extensive harbors in the world. The city offers plenty of diverse attractions right from historic homes, leisurely parks, informative museums and also activities like skiing and snowboarding. The aura of the city still dwells in the classic British era and this makes it a unique affair. The city is also home to the 16th century Royal Citadel, the unbeatable channel port which is the defense centre of British for over 100 years and is still occupied by the British Army.
Visit the iconic heritage buildings, relive the past at the Mayflower steps, take a tour of the enlightening museums and art centers and fall in love with the city; Plymouth is the perfect destination for a dreamy traveler!
Essential travel information and Plymouth tips for your visit
- Avoid harbor areas after dark.
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