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What a place - a must to visit

So much to see and do. Tin side swimming pool, Seaton tower, waterfront walk, Drake statue, wat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Avocettoo
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Thornton-le-Moor, United Kingdom
Looking at the ships in the sound

Sat and had a coffee and drink whilst looking at the ships in the sound ...a ferry came in and then... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
realoldsalt
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see and do. Tin side swimming pool, Seaton tower, waterfront walk, Drake statue, wat memorial and so much more.

Thank Avocettoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat and had a coffee and drink whilst looking at the ships in the sound ...a ferry came in and then a naval vessel ..

1  Thank realoldsalt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you venture to Plymouth Hoe you have terrific views across Plymouth Sound. With Mount Edgecumbe, the Breakwater and Drakes Island easily visible no matter what the weather. In Season there are Fishing Boats and Pleasure Boats plus Sailing Vessels. If your timing is good...More

Thank Brianngog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend hours just looking out to sea and let the world go bye watching ships, and fishing boats

1  Thank trytobeasnorkeller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting Plymouth Hoe to enjoy the view of Plymouth Sound, you may fancy an ice cream. We always go to the Langage Ice Cream mobile van, its simply the best ice cream and best prices. It is located in front of The Citadel, its...More

Thank LindsayEH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where can you see such views like this. Huge vista and ship movements all the time. Check internet for the days arrivals and departures.

Thank barnwood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plymouth sound- a beautiful vista and full of history. Too easily missed if you visit the city centre, yet only a couple of minutes walk from Plymouth's central shopping area. The views are stunning, the iconic lighthouse and Lido unmistakable landmarks and it provides great...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a big bit of water with lots of boats in it this is it! Hard to find fault, tide on time and impressive, nice waves.

Thank c1o2l3i4n5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to walk to see the naval warships, sailing boats, cross channel ferries, art deco swimming pool. Great ice cream purveyors and restuarants. A must to visit.

Thank John W
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We traveled across The Sound on a boat trip and it is spectacular. It is just as good when viewed from the shore.

Thank Roverlass
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