Plymouth Tourism

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

    • Air Pollution 21.88 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 20.45 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.82 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 27.27 (Low)
  • How safe is Plymouth for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Plymouth.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.58 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.26 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.22 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.89 (Low)
    • Attacks 38.16 (Low)
    • Drug offense 59.21 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.53 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.32 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.42 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.68 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Plymouth is 179.04 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 62.61 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.64 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 26.89 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.22 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.39 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.93 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 100.46 (High)
    • 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 64.67 USD

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

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