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Address: The Sound, Plymouth, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 264849

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Plymouth Hoe Promenade

Fantastic views, lots of places to sit and take in the scenery and a short walk into the city centre or to the Barbican

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Fantastic views, lots of places to sit and take in the scenery and a short walk into the city centre or to the Barbican

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful family friendly shopping center has every thing still got church from been bombed from the war Swimming pool not open Windy day blowing a gale

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

There used to be a British navy presence. Sadly gone now. The landmarks from history are there. Lovely views.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

If you ever get the chance to get on a boat ride out to the break water and land on it the history is very interesting, it is a mile long (doesn't look that long from the Hoe), and the history of how it was "built" is amazing. A must for all visitors and locals.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Nothing to dislike about the Sound. Drake liked it. The day of my visit there was a light SW'ly breeze, Took a little boat ride. I know someone with a boat. Spent about three hours lolling about, feeling good.

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plymouth
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

what a beautiful view with it's Drake's Island ,mile long breakwater and of course Smeatons Tower. Really lovely walk from the Barbican to the Hoe showing the river Plym to the main Sound and to the right is the river Tamar and gorgeous Cornwall . I really recommend this .,chilling out watching the warships and Brittany ferries .

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

To sit in one of the terraced cafes with a coffee or a beer and look out over the Sound is wonderful

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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157 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A lovely place to sit and watch the world go by. The Hoe is an ideal place for a picnic or there are several places to eat nearby. You can visit the Mayflower steps where settlers set out for America.

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

warships in the sound coming back to base, sun shining on the lido, fresh sea air, the citadel where father trained in the army and so many memories of Plymouth Hoe where Drake played bowls and Naval Heroes are commemorated.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

On a lovely day the view is breath taking. To sit & watch boats sail past. see the cross channel ferry slowly sail out of port. Even on a gray day there is something to see, always something going on whether it's RN ships or just local ferries. Always busy

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