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Ranked #1 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #3 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Undisturbed Burrator is surrounded by mixed woodland which sharply contrasts with the open moor and rugged Dartmoor tors. The... more » Owner description: Undisturbed Burrator is surrounded by mixed woodland which sharply contrasts with the open moor and rugged Dartmoor tors. The reservoir is popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders due to its wealth of footpaths and bridleways. Many of the trails lead on to Dartmoor so it makes an ideal starting point for longer trips.The circular walk which follows the lanes around the water is ideal for families as it is easy going and flat. It will take between 1.5 - 2 hours to complete and is approximately 3.5 miles. Parking is possible at various locations including the Quarry car park, Norsworthy Bridge and the Dam.Low cost bank fishing for both rainbow and brown trout is available at this scenic water; permits are sold at the garage in Yelverton.Being within Dartmoor National Park we kindly request that you drive and park with consideration to other users and animals.The National Cycle Route 27 runs near to Burrator further information is available on the sustrans websiteIce cream vans visit the dam, Norsworthy Bridge and Sharpitor car park. « less
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Ranked #4 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #5 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cultural
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Ranked #6 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #7 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
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Ranked #8 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #9 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #12 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #13 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #14 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Owner description: The Theatre Royal Plymouth is the largest and best attended regional producing theatre in the UK and the leading promoter of... more » Owner description: The Theatre Royal Plymouth is the largest and best attended regional producing theatre in the UK and the leading promoter of theatre in the South West. There are two distinctive performance spaces; The Lyric and The Drum, and a new workshop and performance space, The Lab, will open in October 2013.The range of work presented and produced is incredibly extensive, including regular collaborations with leading theatre companies in the UK and beyond. The programme includes major touring drama, musical productions, leading opera and dance. The Theatre Royal Plymouth also produces and presents new plays and has built a national reputation for the quality of its programme and innovative work in The Drum, winning the prestigious Peter Brook award. New musicals and larger scale drama are co-produced for The Lyric, often with commercial or subsidised partners and many productions tour nationally or transfer to the West End. The Theatre Royal Plymouth provides an exceptional Creative Learning programme with a focus on engaging young and disadvantaged communities. The award-winning theatre production and learning centre, TR2, contains unrivalled set, costume, prop-making and rehearsal facilities. « less
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Ranked #15 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
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Ranked #16 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #17 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Scenic Drives; Landmarks
Owner description: The Plym Valley Railway has re-built a one and a half mile section of the ex-Great Western branch line from Marsh Mills to... more » Owner description: The Plym Valley Railway has re-built a one and a half mile section of the ex-Great Western branch line from Marsh Mills to Plym Bridge. The line used to run from Tavistock Junction, just outside of Plymouth, to Launceston. It is a heritage railway centre where we are preserving steam and diesel locomotives, carriages, wagons, and other historic railway artifacts to recreate the atmosphere of a bygone age.We operate passenger trains on selected days over a section of the line from our station at Marsh Mills to Plym Bridge Platform.New and enthusiastic volunteers are needed in all departments, including Motive Power, Permanent Way, Carriage and Wagon, Building and Works, fund raising and retail outlets. « less
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Ranked #18 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos/Aquariums

The National Marine Aquarium is Britain's biggest aquarium with Europe's deepest tank and is a self funded charity. Many people will be happy with entrance fees as it is cheaper... more »

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Ranked #19 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
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Ranked #20 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #21 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
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Ranked #22 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: A bright, welcoming, family-friendly Museum with galleries showcasing its world cultures, Ancient Egypt, archaeology,... more » Owner description: A bright, welcoming, family-friendly Museum with galleries showcasing its world cultures, Ancient Egypt, archaeology, local/maritime history, natural history, fine art and decorative art collections. A cafe and shop are available. The Museum is also well-known for its ambitious, changing exhibitions and wide ranging events and activities programme.The Museum is open from 10am to 5.30pm Tuesday to Friday and 10am to 5pm Saturday. Admission is free. « less
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Ranked #23 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #24 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #26 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Beaches; Outdoors

Wonwell Beach graces the Erme Estuary, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Ideal for swimming, canoeing,kayaking or simply relaxing in the sun on the golden sandy beach. For... more »

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Ranked #27 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Gardens; Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #28 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Islands; Outdoors
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Ranked #29 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #30 of 91 attractions in Plymouth
Category: Art Galleries; Theaters; Cultural
Owner description: Peninsula Arts is the arts and culture centre for Plymouth University, providing exciting public events all year round,... more » Owner description: Peninsula Arts is the arts and culture centre for Plymouth University, providing exciting public events all year round, including exhibitions, films, music concerts, talks and debates, theatre and performance. « less
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