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Address: The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
Phone Number: 44 1752 600608
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We went up, loved it, then we came down!

The kids were keen to have a look, so we did! I'm used to working at height, but even I thought the view was brilliant! A three-sixty panoramic spectacle! The tower is tall, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The kids were keen to have a look, so we did! I'm used to working at height, but even I thought the view was brilliant! A three-sixty panoramic spectacle! The tower is tall, but because it's on the hill, too, when you look towards the sea it feels even taller. Reasonable price for half an hour to an hours quietude... More 

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Callington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Fantastic historic and important attraction on Plymouth Hoe with what could be the best view in The World !!

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return. Best wishes. More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I was thrilled to visit a light house. Getting all the way up is not that easy as the stairway is pretty narrow. It is amazing to see under what conditions they used to live in the light house. Once all the way on top you have the most wonderful view over the whole area. A bit windy, but well... More 

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return. Best wishes. More 

Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Part of Plymouth and is a must see when you visit. Big gras bank by it so you can sit by it and watch the sea and world go by 😃

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return. Best wishes. More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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306 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I love climbing the lighthouse. The rooms inside are quite large, circular (on the most part!) and furnished. It's the furnished bit that inspires me. I want to own lighthouse one day. My wife wants one too. I suspect it's a pipedream but it all came from Smeaton. If you co,e to Plymouth, get down to the Hoe and climb... More 

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return. Best wishes. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

very interesting history of Eddystone lighthouse dismantled from situation 15miles out to sea and rebuilt as memorial. Dissapointed for the money no explanation or booklet and no guide to explain all details, impossible for strangers to city.

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return. Thanks too for your feedback about the visitor guide. We are in the process of producing something. Best wishes. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Its probably much better for the older generation... Its so small in there and because I'm tall the amount of times I bumped my head... Lol ....

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of Smeaton's Tower. We hope you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes. More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

As a lighthouse lover, this is obviously one place I love to visit. You can go to the top and see the great views over Plymouth sound and beyond.

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return. Best wishes. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Historic Lighthouse 'replanted' on Plymouth Hoe. Go to the top to get spectacular views over Plymouth Sound

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return. Best wishes. More 

Craigavon
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106 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great that you can go inside and climb to the top . Stairs easy to climb. Fantastic seeing the rooms . Gorgeous views from the top .Well worth a climb.

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return. Best wishes. More 

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Address: The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
Phone Number: 44 1752 600608
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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