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Address: West Pier | Sutton Harbour, Plymouth PL1 2LR, England
Phone Number: 44 1752 264849
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A plaque beside these steps commemorates Provincetown as the first...

A plaque beside these steps commemorates Provincetown as the first landing spot for the Pilgrims in the New World.

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Lots of history in Plymouth

As a descendant of a Mayflower passenger, it was exciting to visit Plymouth and the Mayflower Steps.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Durants Neck, North Carolina
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English first
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484 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found there a sign with the information about the Mayflower ship and a few steps direct to the sea. In my opinion, its nothing special.

Thank Piotrul
Durants Neck, North Carolina
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471 reviews
190 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a descendant of a Mayflower passenger, it was exciting to visit Plymouth and the Mayflower Steps.

1 Thank trflyer
Southampton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be honest this is exactly what it says it is....... mayflower steps thats it some steps with some plaques celebrating multiple things a memorial a a viewing platform out over a set of steps

Thank LJ M
Rapid City, South Dakota
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129 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made our way here to see where my ancestors left England for the new world aboard the Mayflower nearly 400 years ago. There isn't much here for a monument, which I suppose isn't unfair considering it is a busy port with lots of other history here. There is a nice archway in the "general" area where the ship left... More 

1 Thank Jardindemichelle
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

For local people this is no big deal, as we are surrounded by so much history , the fantastic Barbican. Sutton Harbour and Plymouth Sound , if you are a visitor then this is a must see site , especially if you are interested in the history of the colonisation of the Americas .

1 Thank Robert H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

If the Pilgrim family are at the Mayflower Steps do ask for a complimentary walking tour. They offer a short interesting walk with facts and tales from the 16th & 17th century

Thank davywalnuts
Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The steps were cool to see, but otherwise uneventful. There were some plaques commemorating the location, but that's about it.

2 Thank Tom A
Callington, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

To be able to stand here enjoying the view and to know such historical events took place nearby is just wonderful ! Imagine picturing the people who were here ! Awesome !

Thank brian840019
Martos, Spain
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397 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very little to see or do here, a pleasant enough spot but just like any harbour anywhere. My advice, from Plymouth Hoe, facing the sea, turn left, follow the coast road down to the Barbican, pass the Mayflower Steps, stopping for the required 5 minutes to read the plaques, then continue to Captain Jaspers tea stall, which is far more... More 

1 Thank AggiePirate
Melton Mowbray
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118 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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.

2 Thank Chopper_bass

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