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Address: Plymouth, England
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Lots to see from little shops, fishing boats and posh yachts. Boat trips and cafes, plenty to do and the views are breath-taking.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Lots to see from little shops, fishing boats and posh yachts. Boat trips and cafes, plenty to do and the views are breath-taking.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The one thing about the Barbican is that it is an all-weather, all year round tourist attraction that has appeal for all the family. Get inside a pub, a gin factory tour, or the shops when it rains, sit outside the pub, walk along the marina's edge, and admire the Mayflower steps when it's dry. Don't miss it on your... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I love all the quirky shops, art and great places to eat and drink. The views out to sea are lovely.

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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Steeped in history the Barbican is a amazing place to visit ! With small shops serving anything from coffee to local pasties the Barbican is a lovely lively spot with a busy nightlife playing a wide range of nightclubs to Irish folk music the place is a amazing place worth seriously seeing

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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The barbican is a great place to visit during the day with families,but at weekends when it gets late in the evenings it gets like a bloodbath with the drunks wanting to have fights, (families with young children keep well away

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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

Cobbled areas with the old dockside buildings having been converted into resturants and shops. The star of the show has to be Captain Jasper's - the legendary burger shack. But it's much more than that now - from a simple burger in a bun up to gourmet burgers, all cooked in the traditional burger van style and eaten outside! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Step back in time by wandering round the historic part of Plymouth, pop in some of the old bars or grab some traditional fish n chips

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It's nice to wander around and go up the lanes etc. That's if you can get a parking space. Montys is a great place to go for breakfast- coffee is amazing! The only thing that spoilt it for me was the wooden sheds just in front of our sunflower steps.whoever let them be put there- what an eyesore!

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Surrey, UK
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Beautiful cobbled streets full of old character buildings. Nice area to have a stroll and take in the views out to sea and to have a bite to eat..... Don't miss the fish & chips!

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Newport, S.wales
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30 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

So much to see, the pilgrim steps, the boutique shops and galleries and plenty of pubs and restaurants of all types. Many boat trips and ferries depart from here. (But not cross channel of course)

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