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Smeaton's Tower

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Address: The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
Phone Number: 44 1752 600608
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A fantastic view of Plymouth history

This is a famous light house on Plymouth Hoe. For a small amount of money you can climb smeatons Tower. At the top you can see beautiful views of Plymouth Sound. Plymouth Hoe is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a famous light house on Plymouth Hoe. For a small amount of money you can climb smeatons Tower. At the top you can see beautiful views of Plymouth Sound. Plymouth Hoe is where Sir Francis Drake played bowls while the Spanish Armada arrived.

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Thank Christine F
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was nice to visit Smeaton tower with my grandsons,the youngest was doing a project at school on Smeaton's Tower so he was well impressed.

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Thank 709phillipf
Poole, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A bit of a climb but the view of the sea and the city is worth it. The Hoe is a great area for families and this attraction can be fitted in.

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Thank Elaine B
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely iconic landmark, beautiful view of the waterfront from the top. Enjoyed my visit to Smeaton's tower. Shame about poor weather will be back in summer.

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to run up and down inside Smeatons Tower when I was a kid, 65 years ago. Don't think I could manage it now, but if you can, the views are lovely from the top, and seeing how the lighthouse keepers lived very interesting. Unique experience!

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Thank Dyecottage
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my 3 year old grandson up the lighthouse he thoroughly enjoyed it and the views across the city, moors and parts of Cornwall were stunning.

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Thank susanpip
Taunton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It wasn't overly expensive to climb this historical tower and d well wrath the effort climbing the very low stairs for a great view. DON'T MISS IT !!

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Thank 104t
Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When you hear lighthouse, this is the kind of image that immediately comes to mind. Just for that it's worth seeing but additionally it offers an amazing view of the harbour. I spent hours here on sunny days.

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Thank Tana F
Hitchin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came to look at Smeaton's Tower on our walk along the prom, it was an interesting thing to look at and read about but would have been far more interesting had it been possible to go inside.

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Thank MumamiaHitchin
England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

What a lovely little gem. Lots of original internal features to admire. Well worth the small price tag...

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