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Review of Smeaton's Tower

Smeaton's Tower
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$366.42*
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Plymouth and Dartmoor One Day Private Highlights Tour from Devon
Ranked #8 of 170 things to do in Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Worth a look”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

Costs a couple of quid to get in and take a look around and is well worth the effort. There is a little museum and great views.

Visited September 2012
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great little visit”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

Always recommend this on a sunny day. The hoe itself is a great location and in smeatons tower you are able to go up to the top and see the views out to sea and learn more about the life of the tower

Visited March 2012
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Telford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“what a view”
Reviewed December 25, 2012

Just a stroll away from the Barbican and then onto the Hoe.
This original Eddystone lighthouse rebuilt on the hoe is open to the public. If you are scared of heights just take time to stroll the lawns and rest awhile to take in the vista

Visited July 2012
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Check the view”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

Smeaton's Tower, when it's open is worth the climb up the winding staircase for the view alone. Fantastic views over one of the best natural harbours in the world. For added interest you get to see how the keepers lived and maintained the light

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“good all year round”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

It may be one of Plymouth's oldest attractions but it is still worth visiting more than once a year. Despite that awkward climb up the view never fails to excite.Try it.

Visited October 2012
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