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Plymouth Sound

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Address: The Sound, Plymouth, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 264849
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Take a boat trip

Probably the best way of seeing the sound is to take a boat trip round it, there are plenty of trips that do this and include the Naval Base and see the few ships that are left in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
John G
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Truro, United Kingdom
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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Probably the best way of seeing the sound is to take a boat trip round it, there are plenty of trips that do this and include the Naval Base and see the few ships that are left in our Navy.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was born in Plymouth but live in Sydney and still think Plymouth Sound is one of the worlds best harbours - I've seen a lot all over the world! Take a small ferry ride across to the Cornish fishing village of Cawsand or another up the Tamar river. On a nice day have a swim at the Lido.

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Thank Margaret J
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

nice open space great views out to sea. always busy with ships large and small. large areas to sit and have a bbq.

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Thank Nigel A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a brilliant place just to sit and watch the world go by, especially on a warm summer evening. If you are interested in fireworks, then visit the area for the national championships.

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Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good trip up the Tamar with family from NewZealand Boat adequate but perha p s a little more emphasis on the mining heritage farther up the river

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Bude, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If it is a nice day and you want to just sit and watch, this is ideal as there is always something happening. Find yourself a nice seat and watch everyone else dashing about and enjoying themselves. When you need to move there are plenty of places to have lunch or a drink. Lovely views and it doesn't cost a... More 

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

France. This was a stroll down memory lane as at least twice a year we would drive up to board the Brittany ferry here for a magic over night to Roscoff in Brittany. The sound is also a good place to watch the water world with its many features...make sure you take time to sit and enjoy.

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Roslyn Heights, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to The Sound twice and greatly enjoyed tea and cake and the wonderful views....a very relaxing place.....highly recommended.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From Plymouth Hoe, look out to sea. This is Plymouth Sound and the view was beautiful on the fine August day when I visited.

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Devon, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely view of the sound by walking around the edge where you can get a coffee or icecream or snacks. You can just park up and enjoy the view from the car. Have a picnic on the Hoe wihere the beatles once sat on the grass admiring the view of the sound.

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