Britains Ocean City, Plymouth, is a vibrant waterfront city packed full of attractions and a beautiful waterfront. Come rain or shine you’ll find something for everyone among the city streets, surrounding countryside and marine environment beyond. There are many well-known landmarks including the largest operational naval base in Western Europe and the 9th largest University in England. Along with many other historical sites such as the world-famous Barbican and natural assets to explore across Plymouth’s many unique areas and districts.
Plymouth offers extensive cultural, recreational and educational facilities including theatres, Drakes Circus shopping center and many sporting facilities, both recreational & professional. The Barbican area has retail art galleries, numerous bars, eating places and if you’re looking for a delicious portion of fish & chips to enjoy by the water, you’re in luck!
Plymouth is also home to The Royal William Yard which is an award-winning Grade 1 listed ex-Naval victualling yard and is home to a stunning range of leading restaurants, bars, galleries, shops and an eclectic range of high quality, local and national unique events - from monthly good food markets, theatre performances and a seasonal outdoor cinema. There are also many places to go to in Plymouth to enjoy live music and just watch the sun go down over the water.
Plymouth is just across the Tamar bridge or Torpoint Ferry straight into Cornwall to the West and to the North of Plymouth is Dartmoor National Park. If you love to explore & get out into the wild open spaces, Dartmoor has a vast amount of tourist attractions including villages, towns, reservoirs, woodland & climbing areas.
Beaches are Plymouths greatest advantage. It’s simply surrounded by them in all directions. If you’re not looking to travel too far, you can go to Wembury, Bovisand or Jennycliff which are just on the outskirts of the city center overlooking the Plymouth Sound - perfect for viewing the annual firework competition. To the East of Plymouth, there are even more beaches in the stunning and sought after South Hams. You’ll want to visit places like Salcombe, Batham, Bigbury, Mothercombe & Noss Mayo. The list is endless.
If you’re looking to take a trip abroad, there is direct access to this right on your doorstep with the port offering regular cross-Channel ferry services to Brittany in France and Santander in northern Spain. The train station also has a good range of locations in the UK to which you can travel to including the Great Western Railway that runs from Cornwall to Scotland. Plymouth also has great links with the A38 road joining the M5 at Exeter.
With many new developments & renovations over the last few years, the property market in Plymouth has been extremely busy. This extremely sought after area is an absolute gem and with so many places to see and go, you’ll never have a dull day here!