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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 landing...

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

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Lovely place for a visit while checking out other places in the area.

After visiting the 'Hoe' we walked around the Citadel wall to check out the Mayflower steps it's somewhere that is well worth a little of your time due to its historical interest... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always stop past here and think about those who used this as a stepping stone to the new world. Brave - or crazy- not sure which!

Thank Gill M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

After visiting the 'Hoe' we walked around the Citadel wall to check out the Mayflower steps it's somewhere that is well worth a little of your time due to its historical interest and a great photo opportunity. For us it would of been nicer with more light and less rain! but that's what happens when you visit off season.

Thank jcp1964
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527 reviews
342 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

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.

1 Thank Piotrul
Durants Neck, North Carolina
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475 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

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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56 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

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

1 Thank LJ M
Rapid City, South Dakota
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136 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

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 

2 Thank Jardindemichelle
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 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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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 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

1 Thank davywalnuts
Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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.

3 Thank Tom A
Callington, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 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

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