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Address: West Pier | Sutton Harbour, Plymouth PL1 2LR, England
Phone Number: 44 1752 264849
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Description: A plaque beside these steps commemorates Provincetown as the first landing...
A plaque beside these steps commemorates Provincetown as the first landing spot for the Pilgrims in the New World.
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on the steps of history!

A historic site but not much to do or see.....this is the site from where the pilgrim fathers set sail. Unfortunately the original steps were destroyed - an arch, plaques & the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Melton Mowbray
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Just standing near the steps that the Pilgrim's used to board the Mayflower in 1620 to venture to the New World gives you such a tingle of history its hard to explain. SO GO and experience it for yourself.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It is fun to visit this site while walking in the Barbican or the Hoe but it is not a destination in and of itself. (unless you are a history junkie!) You could pass by it with scarcely a glance so it takes no time to visit and see... so, you should! Lots of food and drink and attractions are... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Hugely important and historically significant, worth a look, but there is no real attraction to see, no historical displays/information. Should be made more of!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A historic site but not much to do or see.....this is the site from where the pilgrim fathers set sail. Unfortunately the original steps were destroyed - an arch, plaques & the steps commemorate the historic sailing! Even so, would suggest a visit for the American tourist - this is where it all began! Budget 20 - 30 mins to... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

There is honestly very little to "do" here, besides enjoying the historic nature of the site. There's an arch and a few plaques to read, and the bay view is great. You can easily take it all in in 15-20 minutes. That said, being an American, I am glad to say I went and enjoyed a bit of my own... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Mayflower Steps are found in the Barbican area of Plymouth (Just look for a small arch near a large sculpture of a prawn!) They are the site from where the Pilgrim Fathers (from elsewhere in England) last left England for America. The steps are not original as they destroyed years ago. There is a small arch and several plaques... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

To be honest, I didn't get much out of this. Yes there's a bit of history about the area which is commemorated with a plaque and some carved stone. If you want to say you saw it, ok sure bur doesn't need much time, 10 mins max!

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Plymouth Barbican is the most interesting part of Plymouth and Plymouth is probably the most interesting city in the South West of England. The Mayflower Steps commemorate the sailing of The Mayflower for The New World. It is a modest but classical monument and may not mark the exact point that the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from. The whole area gets... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This place has secured its position in history but is remarkably modest to visit. A proliferation of brass plaques surround the steps and can take some time to read. Worth a visit but not for more than 10 mins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you are reading this, I am long dead. The local tribes are hunting me, and I do not know how long I can hide. As a rule I do not go looking for temporal anomalies. As I unpacked my willow divination rods at a cafe on the Barbican I immediately felt them draw me toward the coast. My rods... More 

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Address: West Pier | Sutton Harbour, Plymouth PL1 2LR, England
Phone Number: 44 1752 264849
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth

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