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Plymouth Hoe

Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
44 1752 304849
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Ranked #1 of 118 attractions in Plymouth
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Walking
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Terrigal, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Well organised and irresistible. My 4 year-old grand-niece asked if we could climb the Smeaton Tower. Initially a little reticent I decided that I could not let her down so we climbed the tower. Excellent! safe but scary for me - not for her! she looked after her 62 year old great-aunt very well. Nice touch with the sticker for... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Beautiful views of Plymouth with history in every vista and wonderful sunny day showing the sea and river Tamar off to its best

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Brilliant night with fantastic atmosphere. Was a shame there was a lack of refreshments however the music was fab. Hopefully it will happen again

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

the barbican area mostly plenty of great places to eat . the approach to the Hoe was a tiring as its up hill in places so quite a climb but great views when you do arrive . we had fabulous weather though .

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Yellowknife, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Spent a wonderful sunny day exploring the Hoe - great history (love Sir Francis Drake). Old forts, happy families and stunning vistas - a great place to spend an afternoon. Our boys were sad they did not bring a football but still plenty to do. The little cafe (on the ocean side across from the lighthouse) had good coffee and... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It's fll of history and a great place to explore. grab an icecream and a run around on the grass. Take a kite or just sit and watch the boats come in. If you felling brave, try the Plymouth Eye for aSeagulls view of the City and the Coast

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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265 reviews 265 reviews
114 attraction reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you pick a Friday or Saturday night to visit the Hoe you will find it absolutely packed full of young people all intent on having a great time. The pubs and restaurants are all crammed and you will be lucky to get a drink or some food without having to wait for a very long time. However pay a... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Take a walk along the promenade, with incredible bay views, and historical old bulidlings. Plus visit the spot from where the Mayflower sailed in 1620 with its 102 passengers destined to settle in Virginia. The beginning of the crossing was pleasant "with a prosperous wind which continued divers [many] days together," although many of the passengers were seasick. There followed... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a great open space with amazing views. The war memorial is breathtaking. Great area to relax and enjoy the surroundings

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

What a wonderful, scenic spot. The view is beautiful and many people just lazing around enjoying the sunshine. The monuments are nicely landscaped and spent an hour looking and reading.

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