Plymouth is a vibrant waterfront city packed full of attractions. Come rain or shine you’ll find something for everyone among the city streets, surrounding countryside and marine environment beyond. There are well-known landmarks, historical sites 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 centre, many sporting facilities and Plymouth University. The Barbican area has retail art galleries, numerous bars and eating places.
Plymouth is also home to The Royal William Yard which is an award-winning Grade 1 listed ex-Naval victualling yard which 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 and outdoor cinemas through to live music and circus performances. The port has regular cross-Channel ferry services to Brittany and northern Spain. There is also a mainline railway service from Plymouth to London Paddington.