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Address: The Barbican, Plymouth, England
Phone Number: 44 1752 264849
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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A step back in time

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

There is a lot of history behind this area, It's just a shame as a whole there isn't more done to celebrate it. I'm sure the Americans have done a lot more on their end to celebrate this, but we have a little monument and a couple of flags.

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Rock Ferry, England, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Not the original Mayflower Steps,These where put up when the original ones where destroyed years ago,but the one's there now are only 50/60 feet away from where they where so the pilgrims would have walked past here to board the Mayflower.

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

When you think about the pilgrims, the USA and Thanksgiving, it all started here with these first steps where the 102 pilgrims began their journey to America. It gave us pause as we read the plaques...a very nice piece of history worth seeing.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Whist there might be not a lot to see we found it nice to just stand in this memorial and reflect the past. Some of the plaques need a bit of TLC but it was nice to read what we could. Something I am glad we came and saw and nice to remember our history.

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Wythenshawe, null, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

When you visit the barbican you will be sure to visit the steps this has a long history behind it which looks out over the barbican where many people who visit lay flowers.

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martock
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Not much to see here. There is a plaque and information about the settlers leaving England and that's about it. If you're walking past have a look. It costs nowt.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

While there is not a whole lot to see, it is interesting. A touch of American history in England. I understand the portico was built with American help. The informational plaques were interesting to read. We found it to be a worthwhile visit - especially for history buffs.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

It is worth visiting just for the history itself- all around this area. There is not a lot to see at the steps but interesting strolling around reading the plaques- though a little too small to read comfortably.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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55 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A nice little plaque and archway with a lovely view to sea. Good photo opportunity! But disappointing to learn that it is all reclaimed land and the real steps are in the ladies loo in the pub opposite! I would have liked too see them.

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