Plymouth

  • Accommodation:
    • The Duke of Cornwall Hotel
  • Transport:
    • Catch a train from London Paddington to Plymouth. The train’s final destination is normally Penzance
    • Most driving routes will bring you onto the M5, which eventually merges to become the A38 bringing you directly to Plymouth
    • If you’re travelling from within the South West the Stagecoach Falcon service connects Plymouth with Exeter, Taunton, Bristol Airport and Bristol City Centre
    • You can sail by cruise-ferry to Plymouth from France and Spain. Brittany Ferries run regular services from Roscoff in Brittany and from Santander in Northern Spain to the ferryport at Millbay – close to the city centre
    • There are 3 airports within an easy distance to Plymouth. These are Bristol, Exeter and Newquay
  • Things to see:
    • Mayflower steps
    • Smeaton Tower
    • Barbican
    • Millbay Marina
    • The Promenade
    • Sutton Harbour
    • Plymouth Gin Distillery
    • Plymouth Market
    • Tinside Lido
    • Plymouth Hoe
    • Drakes Island
    • Mt Edgecombe
    • Royal William Yard
    • St Andrews Cross roundabout and Charles Cross Church
  •  Tips:
    • For animal lovers, visit the National Marine Aquarium, which is the largest aquarium in the UK
    • Get a boat to Cawsands, Cornwall (£5 per adult)