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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Plymouth, United Kingdom

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  1. Plymouth Hoe

    #1 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Plymouth Hoe

    Tags: View Point, Tourist Center, Nature

    Address: Plymouth, United Kingdom

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Referred as Hoe, this is huge public space adorned with low limestone cliffs on the seafront. A popular hangout in Plymouth, the Hoe offers a panoramic view of the Plymouth Sound, Drake’s Island...Read more

  2. National Marine Aquarium

    #2 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    National Marine Aquarium

    Tags: Aquarium, Educational Site, Food And Drinks, Tourist Center

    Address: Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth PL4 0LF, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    United Kingdom’s largest Aquarium, the National Marine Aquarium thrives for conservation, research and education about oceanic ecosystem. Coral reefs, 70 sharks belonging to 10 different species...Read more

  3. The Barbican

    #3 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    The Barbican

    Tags: View Point, Architecture

    Address: Sutton Harbor, Plymouth PL4 0DW, United Kingdom

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Barbican is the name given to Plymouth’s western and northern sides of old harbor. It is one of the very few parts of the city that survived the destruction of the WW II. A couple of streets ret...Read more

  4. Theatre Royal

    #4 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Theatre Royal

    Tags: Entertainment, Play, Theatre

    Address: Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:30 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Claimed as the largest and most attended theatre thriving for regional art; Theatre Royal in Plymouth dates back to 1758. It was originally named as Theatre Frankfort Gate, it adopted the name Theatre...Read more

  5. Burrator Reservoir

    #5 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Burrator Reservoir

    Tags: Water Body, Walking Area, Tourist Center, Picnic Spot

    Address: Nr Yelverton, Plymouth PL20 6PE, England

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Surrounded by mixed woodland, this is a natural bounty and is popular as a picnic spot. Activities like walking, cycling and horse riding are facilitated by individual tracks, footpaths and bridleways...Read more

  6. The Treasury-cafe, Bar And Restaurant

    #6 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    The Treasury-cafe, Bar And Restaurant

    Tags: Bar, Club, Restaurant, Nightlife

    Address: Catherine St, Royal Parade, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2AD, United Kingdom

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    A lively place, drop in for some European fine dine experience. The classic English breakfast and afternoon tea are some of the major USP’s of the place. They also serve a varied range of cockta...Read more

  7. Saltram House

    #7 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Saltram House

    Tags: Estate, Performance, Picnic Spot, Fair

    Address: Plympton, Plymouth, Devon PL7 1UH, United Kingdom

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 04:30 pm Details

    A largely undiscovered treasure, Saltram House is considered as an epitome of centuries of elegance and class. Perfect for a family outing, this is a huge estate that has been home to the Parker famil...Read more

  8. Buckland Abbey

    #8 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Buckland Abbey

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Yelverton, Devon PL20 6EY, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Built by the Cistercians, Buckland Abbey dates back to 700 years ago. A museum and a part house, Buckland Abbey is filled with treasures like legendary Drake’s Drum. The great Barn surrounding t...Read more

  9. Plymouth Gin Distillery

    #9 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Plymouth Gin Distillery

    Tags: Bar, Specialty Shop

    Address: Black Friars Distillery, 60 Southside Street, Plymouth PL1 2LQ, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    In operation since 1793, the Plymouth Gin distillery is the only gin distillery in the city. The original building opens on the Southside Street on the location of a Dominican Monastery (dating back t...Read more

  10. Plymouth Sound

    #10 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Plymouth Sound

    Tags: View Point, Nature

    Address: Plymouth, United Kingdom

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A roaring coastal section running along the eastern side of Plymouth; the dotted area with rocks where waves splash to make a magnificent acoustic effect is what Plymouth Sound is all about. The rocks...Read more

  11. Royal William Victualling Yard

    #11 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Royal William Victualling Yard

    Tags: Monument, Food And Drinks, Architecture

    Address: Stone house, Plymouth PL4 8AJ, United Kingdom

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    An important victualling depot of the British Royal Navy, the Royal William Victualling Yard was named after King William IV. Built between 1826 and 1835, the site occupies 16 acres of area. Although ...Read more

  12. Mount Edgcumbe House

    #12 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Mount Edgcumbe House

    Tags: Park, Landmark, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Cremyll, Torpoint, Cornwall PL10 1HZ, United Kingdom

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    The former home of the Earls of Mount Edgecumbe, it is situated in the Grade I Cornish garden within the 865 acres of country park in South East Cornwall. Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of th...Read more

  13. Smeaton's Tower

    #13 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Smeaton's Tower

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Observatory, Tower

    Address: Hoe Rd, Plymouth PL1 2NZ, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The third and most notable Eddystone Lighthouse, Smeaton’s Tower is known for its unique design. Used from 1759 to 1877, it was refurbished by John Smeaton- the celebrated civil engineer of UK. ...Read more

  14. Plymbridge Woods And Plym Valley

    #14 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Plymbridge Woods And Plym Valley

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Walking Area, Tourist Center

    Address: Plymbridge Rd, Plymouth PL7 4SR, United Kingdom

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A beautiful valley adorned with woods on its panorama, the Plym valleys opens up to the moors of Dartmoor and is known for its distinguished meadows, ancient woodland and wilderness. An excellent star...Read more

  15. Burgh Island

    #15 of 599 Things To Do in Plymouth
    Burgh Island

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Tourist Center

    Address: Bigbury-on-Sea, Plymouth TQ7 4BG, England

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Although a small tidal island in South Devon, visitors of Plymouth never give this a miss! Popular for being the inspirational setting of the books Ten Little Niggers and the Hercule Poirot mystery Ev...Read more

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  • The National Trust

    Saltram House

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • The National Trust

    Antony House

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Mount Batten Tower

    Lawrence Rd

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Cotehele House & Gardens

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • National Trust

    Buckland Abbey

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • The Sundial

    Armada Way

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Siblyback Lake Outdoor + Active Centre

    Lakes
  • Burrator Reservoir

    Burrator Discovery Centre Nr Yelverton

    Lakes
  • Siblyback Lake

    Siblyback Lake Country Park

    Lakes
  • Siblyback Segway Adventure - MOVED

    Lakes
  • Emperor Lakes

    Blackdown Cross

    Lakes
  • Sibleyback Lake

    Lakes
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  • Merchant's House

    33 St. Andrew St

    Museums Landmarks
  • Morwellham Quay

    The Morwellham & Tamar Valley Trust

    Museums Landmarks
  • Dartmoor Prison Museum

    HMP Dartmoor

    Museums
  • Morwellham Quay

    Dukes Dr

    Landmarks Museums
  • Tavistock Museum

    Ct Gate

    Museums
  • South West Image Bank

    25 The Parade

    Museums Landmarks
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  • Kartworld

    Lower Clicker Rd

    Landmarks Amusement Parks
  • Plymouth Karting

    Ernesettle Industrial Estate

    Landmarks Amusement Parks
  • Boosters Amusement Centre

    43 Marlborough St

    Amusement Parks
  • Futurama Leisure Centre

    7 Mutley Plain

    Amusement Parks
  • Riverside Amusements

    Amusement Parks
  • Looe Leisure

    The Quay

    Amusement Parks
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  • The London Inn

    23 Station Rd

    Bars Restaurants
  • Millbridge Inn

    23 Molesworth Rd

    Bars
  • Carbeile Inn

    Trevol Rd

    Bars
  • The Exchange

    Fore St

    Bars
  • The Carpenters Arms

    Lower Metherell Cottages

    Bars
  • Wilcove Inn

    Pengelly Hill, Wilcove

    Bars Restaurants
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  • Gala Bingo

    6 Charles Cross

    Casinos and Gaming Diners
  • Stanley Grand Casino

    2 Union St

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Genting Casino - Plymouth

    2 Union St

    Landmarks Casinos and Gaming Restaurants
  • Ladbrokes

    52 Marlborough St

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Ladbrokes

    7 Whimple St

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Ladbrokes

    69 Mutley Plain

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • The Tamar Valley Donkey Park

    St. Anns Chapel

    Natural Parks
  • Buckfast Butterflies & Otter Sanctuary

    Dart Bridge Rd

    Natural Parks
  • National Marine Aquarium

    Rope Walk

    Natural Parks
  • Pennywell Farm

    Natural Parks
  • The National Trust

    Plymbridge Rd

    Natural Parks
  • The Monkey Sanctuary Trust

    The Monkey Sanctuary

    Natural Parks
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  • Whitsand Bay Holiday Park

    Military Rd

    Beaches
  • Finnygook Beach

    Finnygook Lane

    Beaches
  • Bovisand Beach

    Beaches
  • Devils Point

    Admiralty Rd

    Beaches
  • Wembury Beach

    Church Rd

    Beaches
  • Downderry Beach

    Beach Hill

    Beaches
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  • Great Mis Tor

    Hiking
  • Kilminorth Woods

    Hiking
  • Cox Tor

    Dartmoor National Park

    Hiking
  • Stalldown Barrow

    Hiking
  • Combestone Tor

    Dartmoor National Park

    Hiking
  • Ryder's Hill

    Hiking
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  • The Fisherman

    2 King St

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Trader Jacks

    11 St. Erth Rd

    Hunting and Fishing
  • M&S Hunting and Fishing

    23 Cardwen Estate

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Looe Fishing Trips

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Drakelands Trout Fishery

    Higher Drakelands

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Manadon Angling Supplies

    11 St. Erth Rd

    Hunting and Fishing
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