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Plymouth Tourist Information Centre

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Address: Plymouth Discovery Centre | Crabtree, Plymouth PL3 6RN, England
Phone Number: 44 1752 266030
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Not exactly well placed to be helpful in the centre of the city, but when you find it, there is a lot of useful information. We went to find out info about buses. Sadly it... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Janet H
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not exactly well placed to be helpful in the centre of the city, but when you find it, there is a lot of useful information. We went to find out info about buses. Sadly it turned out the information we got turned out to be out of date, as the buses / stances have all changed! There is a Travel... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Very good Tourist Information Centre, free maps for Plymouth and the staff were very helpful and very friendly, there is a lot of leaflets with vouchers for the attractions in Plymouth so you can save a bit on the entry free to alot of places.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This situated on the Barbican and is well stocked with information. Have always found the staff very helpful. We used to have one in the City centre but unfortunately it closed.On coach tours people arrive down in this area for boat trtips. Plenty to see and do on the Barbican and loads of places to eat.

1 Thank wendygp
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Its ok for what it is, and situated on the Barbican its in a good position. However it often has only 2 staff on, and sometimes has out of date posters on display or events not displayed at all.

2 Thank mike f
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

The information centre is not easy to find. It is tucked away on the Barbican, away from the City Centre and is rather dark and uninviting. Inside, the staff are helpful and they have lots of information to hand, you just have to walk a bit to find it.

4 Thank Hannie58
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

I took my visitors to the centre and was amazed at the amount of interesting information available to the public.It is in a good central location of the Barbican and easily accessible to disabled people. Certainly worth a visit if you are in the area but a pity that there isn't somewhere like it in the City Centre.

1 Thank Sonia B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

To find out anything at all about Plymouth, the Waterfront or what is going on, talk to Clare or one of the staff - if they don't know or have an answer they will pick up a phone and find out for you. There is all sorts of literature and you will never be left wondering what to do in... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Situated in the heart of th Barbican district You ask the question, they know the answer.

1 Thank E R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Over easter we visited plymouth and went to the tourist centre the staff were helpful about places to visit and see around plymouth.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Doing a routine shop at Sainsburys Marsh Mills, I thought I would finally take a look at this building next door. No sign of a tourist or discovery centre. Looks as if the space has been occupied by a bridal shop for some time.

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