Plymouth nestles at the mouth of the river Tamar, on the border of Devon and Cornwall. Famous for its maritime heritage it has much to offer the visitor, with excellent watersports facilities and delightful countryside.

Plymouth and the surrounding area is a favourite with artists and art lovers, with many intriguing galleries in the area.

The Plymouth coast-line is some of the most interesting in the country from long stretches of golden sands to sheer impregnable cliffs. Whether you hanker for a childhood seaside of buckets and spades and golden sands, prefer a bracing walk along the cliff tops, want to fish for sharks, or test your skills at watersports, the coastline around Plymouth is well worth a visit.

As for the town, take a stroll down Madeira Road from the Hoe and you will find yourself in the historic heart of Plymouth, known as the Barbican after the gateway to the castle which once stood on the site.

The attractive harbour around the Barbican water front has many interesting shops and museums, one of which is about the Mayflower and how the Pilgrim Fathers set sail for the New World in 1620, and a list of all that sailed on that famous voyage.

Plymouth has many attractions; excellent restaurants and cafe's with an abundance of good food and a wide variety of interesting shops.Additionally there is plenty of entertainment and a vibrant nightlife all to be found around this sea-side town.

Where to.. Shop:

The Barbican Shell Shop, 37 Southside Street, Plymouth, Tel: 01752 220683
Denise, Stall 37-38 Pannier Market, Plymouth, Tel: 01752 220997

Dragon Corner, 19 The Parade, Plymouth, Tel: 01752 252654
Mugamania, 59 Southside Street, Plymouth, Tel: 01752 255886
Paws Awhile, 8 Mitre Court , Southside, Plymouth, Tel: 01752 25627

Present Company, 64 Devonport Road, Stoke Village, Plymouth, Tel: 01752 607062
Royal National Lifeboat Instituation Shop, The Barbican, Plymouth, Tel: 01752 254198

Sandy Pariour Stores, Bovisand Park Est, Bovisand, Plymouth, Tel: 01752 863194
Village Fayre, Newton Hill, Newton Ferrers, Plymouth, Tel: 01752 872491

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