Located in the county of Devon, Plymouth has Britain’s largest seaports and naval bases. Bordered with a wide beach, this coastal city is extremely attractive. It is nestled between hills that reach down to the adjoining bays. The city also boasts of woodlands and meadows that combine with extensive gardens and parks to give the city an attractive look. The romantic hidden coves, stunning beaches, and finest national parks call you to visit the city at least once in your lifetime. You can find some nice hotels in Plymouth if you plan a trip here.
Often referred to as “The Hoe”, the tower offers the finest views. You will also find Plymouth Sound, Armada Monument, and Smeaton’s Tower here. Be sure to spend some time in the West Hoe Park that has some child-friendly rides and a miniature railway. Some Plymouth hotel rooms also offer a view of the Plymouth Hoe.
The city holds around 37 ancient monuments including milestones and boundary stones that add great interest to the local heritage landscape. The heritage of the city can also be seen if you move to the west of Plymouth city centre that is full of Georgian and Regency Houses. The Devonport Heritage and The Devonport Naval Heritage Site & Visitor Centre display the city’s historic dockyards. The city prides itself on its arts and culture and also holds exhibitions that display all forms of cultural diversity.
In the narrow cobbled streets of the Barbican, you can explore an excellent example of architecture in the Elizabethan House. Elizabethan Gardens and Southside Street are also worth a visit. The Mayflower Museum displays the fascinating history of the famous vessel’s voyage. Other Barbican highlights include The Barbican Theatre, National Marine Aquarium, and The Plymouth Arts Centre. The barbican can also be explored for shopping and restaurants. There are many places to stay in Plymouth around this area.
Other attractions that can be explored by the visitors include the Royal Citadel, the National Marine Aquarium, Saltram House, Crownhill Fort, Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cotehele house, and the Saltash Pier. If you are interested in exploring the city, you can look for a nice and comfortable hotel in Plymouth.
Plymouth, also known as Britain’s Ocean City, has a charm of its own once the sun sets. Some bars and pubs that you must visit are The Swallow, The Treasury Lounge Bar and Restaurant, The Union Rooms, The Cellar Bar at Custom House, Revolution, The West Hoe, Annabel’s Cabaret & Discotheque, and Walkabout.
If you plan to reach by air, Bristol, Exeter, and Newquay house the closest airports to Plymouth. From France and Spain, Plymouth can be reached via ferry from. You can also reach Plymouth via rail from several locations within England. Some of the services could require a change or two. You can also drive from most of the locations- it takes 4 hours from London, 4.5 hours from Manchester, and 2.5 hours from Cardiff.
You can easily commute in and around Plymouth via buses, trains or cars. The M5 motorway, through the A38, connects Plymouth to other parts of the UK. It’s very convenient to rent a car to commute within Plymouth. Other than that, buses, trains, and taxis are readily available for tourists.
The weather in Plymouth is temperamental and you never know when it might rain in this town. But even so, June to August tend to be the hottest months here and give you the best opportunity for sightseeing and relaxing.
If you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway from Plymouth, visit the coastal towns of Ivybridge, Paignton, Newton Abbot, Bodmin, Torquay, Dawlish and Exeter among others. If you’re willing to travel a little farther, you can make your way to Cardiff, Bristol, Southampton, Reading, and Camberley.
Armada Shopping Centre, Drake Circus, and The Broadway are three malls in Plymouth that sell everything from trendy clothes to luxurious linens all under one roof. There’s The Barbican & Sutton Harbour, a waterfront market overflowing with quaint boutiques and independent eateries.
With a diverse set of tourist spots, Plymouth has something to offer to all kinds of travellers.
You can book an OYO Hotel in Plymouth for around £60-80 per night. OYO Hotels in Plymouth also offer many attractive offers that make your stay even more economical.
With minimal yet aesthetically pleasing interiors, the rooms at OYO The Brunel Inn are the epitome of comfortable living. They come with a queen-sized bed, television, fan and intercom.
Guests at OYO Hotels in Plymouth also enjoy diligent housekeeping and attentive staff who ensure the highest level of hospitality.