Plymouth Tourism

Visit Plymouth - Best of Plymouth

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! 

Plymouth Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Plymouth tips for your visit

  • Avoid harbor areas after dark.
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Facts and Stats for Plymouth*

  • Pollution Statistics in Plymouth

    Know the pollution level of Plymouth before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.21 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 38.89 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30.56 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.56 (Low)
  • Plymouth: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Plymouth for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Plymouth.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.77 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.85 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.54 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.15 (Moderate)
  • Living in Plymouth - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Plymouth is 161.51 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.36 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.64 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.26 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.08 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.78 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.38 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 84.02 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Plymouth

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Plymouth

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.34 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 48.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.52 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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