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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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No issues Very busy need to be fit and patient Son moaned about the walking Can see it from afar Give it a visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Natasha D
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Knottingley, England, United Kingdom
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Knottingley, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No issues Very busy need to be fit and patient Son moaned about the walking Can see it from afar Give it a visit

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Thank Natasha D
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a fantastic view out across the sound and well worth the climb of maybe about 100 or more steps but well worth the view.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great to visit and have a history lesson with a beautiful backdrop. Wonderful addition to a day out.

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Beds
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a bit of a step back in time when I entered the tower and spotted the tiny office inside. I paid my 3 quid to the smiling gentlemen behind the counter and we both chuckled as 2 youngsters came giggling down the stone steps together. In truth there isn't a great deal to see inside the tower but... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a short break, an interesting place to see. Very cramped so happy to have visited when quiet, but everything went smoothly. Cheap to get in and interesting to be able to climb all the way to the top for the spectacular views over Plymouth.

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Thank danielgraham1989
Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. Best wishes. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been there like 4 times already with family and friends. Love the view and mysterious story about real lantern ;) Definately need to see this if visiting Plymouth

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

Many thanks for such a positive review of Smeaton's Tower. Best wishes. More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great bit of history with stunning views. Very reasonable entrance fee, my son loved climbing the ladders up to the next level, ideal if you haven't got much time.

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

Many thanks for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. We're glad you and your son enjoyed your visit. Best wishes. More 

Sheffield, Australia
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194 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An interesting area to visit with a number of other interesting attractions close by. A great view of the Barbican area.

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

Many thanks for your positive feedback. Best wishes. More 

Pymouth
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47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Part of the charm of Plymouth is Smeatons tower on the Hoe. So much is happening and it remains stable, maybe after it gets it's liquor licence maybe a bit wobbly... lol. The views are magnificent

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

Many thanks for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower. Best wishes. More 

Luton, United Kingdom
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247 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

That's exactly what it is, open to the public at certain times, but not much else you can say about it.

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

Thanks very much for your feedback about Smeaton's Tower. Best wishes. More 

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