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Barbican

Plymouth, England
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Ranked #6 of 119 Attractions in Plymouth
Type: Neighborhoods
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Watford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

If you're going to Plymouth or nearby make sure that you visit the Barbican. It's been skilfully renovated in recent years as it still maintains charm and charisma. Wander round the cobbled streets and alleys and take time to look up and view the old buildings, many of which have been modernised but still keeping their original features. You almost... More

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barnwood
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219 reviews 219 reviews
36 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

When the Barbican was refurbished some years ago with bars having tables outside with large parasols it seem a good idea. Now, it appears that not so many diners go there,maybe it the rifraf in some of these places that put them off!!

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Frome, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This has improved considerably since I last visited about 20 years ago. A good number of outside seating areas at the waterfront with the old fish market building turned into a fascinating Woollen Mill shop selling all sorts!! Had a good meal at the Ship sitting outside which was good overall quality at a reasonable price. It worth walking right... More

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Sorrento, Italy
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142 reviews 142 reviews
35 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

I first visited the Barbican over 60 years ago. Whilst it has changed dramatically in those days, with many fewer boats and many more modern, so called , attractions, you can still see its heritage, although as time goes by, it it a little more difficult

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Had a lovely cream tea & also some lovely food. Quaint unusual shops & a visit to the Plymouth gin factory is a must.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Met up here with family for a few hours, plenty of boat tours on offer and lots of choice on eating..quaint shops, Plymouth Gin distillery..well worth a visit. Walking surfaces quite tricky as they use various materials for paving..but all in all a lovely place to visit..

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

this is a must visit the barbican, it has a charm, from the gift shops to the distillery the Elizabethan house and the harboure with its yachts and bistro café bars there are toilet facilities and lots of restraunts fish and chip places and then captain jaspers my fav burger place where you can sit relaxe enjoy the views

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devon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

It has all that you need - attractive little shops, plenty of places to eat and drink, quaint tea shops, harbour views, many boats, plenty of maritime history and a variety of boat trips out. The only down side is having to pay 20 pence for the public toilets but I purchased a key for the disabled toilets from the... More

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Vienna, Austria
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Very nice to have a stroll and look around. Nice walk from the Hoe down there. Nice places to have a drink, or a bite to eat.

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Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
20 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Plenty of places to eat and drink, used Trip Advisor to check out the best ones to go to. Whether you want formal or more relaxed, loads of choice.

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