1 Week In Plymouth

So you've got a week in Plymouth - that's great news. Let's see how you can best use your time while you're here.

What Should I Do For One Week In Plymouth?

If you have 7 days to spend in Plymouth, here are some great suggestions for things to see and do:

  • The Barbican: This historic area is full of great restaurants, quirky shops, and stunning views of the waterfront. Spend an afternoon exploring the narrow streets and taking in the atmosphere. Time needed: 1 afternoon.
  • Plymouth Hoe: This park overlooking the sea is the perfect place for a picnic or a stroll. Don't miss Smeaton's Tower, a lighthouse that's been converted into a museum. Time needed: 1 morning or afternoon.
  • The National Marine Aquarium: This impressive aquarium showcases a variety of sea life, from sharks to rays to turtles. Time needed: 1 morning or afternoon.
  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park: This beautiful estate is located just across the water from Plymouth and offers stunning views, lovely gardens, and a historic house to explore. Time needed: 1 full day.
  • Saltram House: This beautiful Georgian mansion is set in extensive parkland and features stunning interiors and lovely gardens. Time needed: 1 full day.
  • Plymouth Gin Distillery: Take a guided tour of the distillery and learn about the history of gin-making in Plymouth. Time needed: 2-3 hours.

For places to stay, here are a few suggestions:

  • The Invicta Hotel: This small hotel is located in the heart of the Barbican and offers comfortable rooms and a great breakfast. Prices start at £100 per night.
  • The Duke of Cornwall Hotel: This historic hotel is located in the city centre and features elegant rooms and a lovely restaurant. Prices start at £120 per night.
  • Travelodge Plymouth: This budget hotel is located just outside the city centre and offers clean, comfortable rooms at an affordable price. Prices start at £35 per night.

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