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Address: S Devon, Plymouth, England
Phone Number: 01159520759
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Nice city.

This is a nice city with some good shops, theatres etc. It has many attractions both in and nearby. It has a lot of history. It has the steps that the Pilgrim fathers used to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We often pop into Plymouth of Saturday for some shopping. We find it has a good range of shops, both the large chain types for general shopping, but also there are many smaller specialised shops for gifts etc, especially if you wander towards the Barbican. The opening of Drake Circus many years ago provides a good enclosed Mall so even... More 

Thank IAmCornishPasty
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in Plymouth till 1985, back then, the city center was a thieving place to go, plenty of shops and bars, always a nice place to go into, when I visit relatives there now, it is so run down, empty shops, the top half of the city at the new shopping area, was meant to revitalise the city, it... More 

Thank kelandchez
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Plymouth for shopping only.....had 3 hours. Parked easily in the Drakes Circus car park, lots of space. We were impressed with the amount of main street shops that were there. Found everything that we were looking for. The food court had lots of choice, fast food and sit-down options. Very good city-centre shopping under one roof!

Thank sneakerpoo
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, there may not be as many shops in the town centre as there used to be but there is still to see and do in Plymouth. The Naval Heritage, The Barbican, the Hoe, Saltram House and as a gateway to Cornwall, Plymouth is still tops for me.

Thank Gill M
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live here but love this city and there is always something to do all year around. Plenty of shops, restaurants, bars, and attractions.

Thank Robert R
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62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day in Plymouth at New Year. Streets full of litter and dogs mess. Old sofas thrown out on the street. It was like a scene from "Escape from New York" Plymouth Council seem more than happy to have numerous speed cameras all over the city, along with parking attendants patrolling in packs, but when it comes to keeping... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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276 reviews
161 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice city with some good shops, theatres etc. It has many attractions both in and nearby. It has a lot of history. It has the steps that the Pilgrim fathers used to board their ship. It is well known for it's Naval base.

Thank Flo413
Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

It's a nice city. Not the place to go if you're looking for excitement, but if you want a vacation somewhere between beach and city, lazing around and exploring, this is the perfect place to go. Especially in the Summer, when the weather is great and they hold the British Fireworks Championship.

Thank Tana F
San Diego, Texas
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

My friend and I visited this city over the Christmas/New Year period. Despite the disappointing weather (wet, windy and overcast), we both enjoyed our stay here. The city is divided into four main areas: the Hoe, the Barbican, City-Centre and Royal William Shipyard. We managed to visit three out of four of these areas. Upon hindsight, we regret not visiting... More 

Thank Brigid L
Plymouth, mostly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Plymouth has much to offer the average traveller and/or visitor. The coastal walks and scenic views out to sea are well known all around the globe. The city also houses some of the bset restaurants in the South west. Traffic cna be a problem during the day which is consistent with many other cities in this day and age but... More 

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