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Plymouth Sound

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

Boat trips around the Sound really are a must see for those of us new to the area. The pilot is an absolute wealth of knowledge and local history and there's not much help... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
pchelper
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Boat trips around the Sound really are a must see for those of us new to the area. The pilot is an absolute wealth of knowledge and local history and there's not much help doesn't know about the place. If you love history, the sea or just nice views then this is definitely one for you!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come down to Plymouth and have a look around there is plenty to do up on the hoe with the kids play sun bath great walks and the view fantastic

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plymouth Sound is such an interesting place to visit. You can catch a no.25 CityBus from Royal Parade in the City Centre to get there. Best to visit when the sun shines. You can buy an icecream from one of the various vans then find a seat to just take in everything. If you are lucky you will see a... More 

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Thank William091241
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the places where you can relax and enjoy the views across the harbour, there is always something happening to keep you interested. Lots of interest.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 511 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stand on the Hoe and watch the ships enter or leave Plymouth Sound, A great view and feel a sense of history when you think about all the historical ships that have left Plymouth sound.

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Standing near the memorial to Drake and the fallen soldiers/seaman and pilots of both world wars. The views of the Sound is spectacular. With a pair of binoculars you can see the remains of Drakes island and the harbour and the communications centre sites in the middle of the sound. On a clear day you can see for miles! Spectacular!... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I last visited Plymouth in 2009 and I used to live here in the 80's as a student. I never tire of the view, in any weather. It's a fabulous part of Plymouth.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic natural harbour - with some stunning sceanary. I go diving in the sound on a regular basis, and one of the great bits of the day out is always the boat trip through the sound. The atmospheric light in the evenings often makes for particularly great views

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

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 August 23, 2016

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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