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Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
+44 1752 304849
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All reviewswar memorialsir francis drakesmeatons towerdrakes islandopen spacesea frontspanish armadasunny daylight housefantastic viewswatch the worldeddystone lighthousean ice creamsteeped in historycity centrelovely walklovely place
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have not been to the Hoe for many years it was great to explore the Barbican area again good restaurants and shops

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely pretty. Breathtaking scenery and great time for the kids to running around. And had time to explore the lighthouse. I was afraid of height but literally just got to go to see the views as it was brilliantly done.

Thank F3l4
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed walking in this area - busy but big enough to accommodate many tourists. There is history to be learned too - and nice eating establishments.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful setting. Very picturesque. Lots of pubs and cafes nearby. Suitable for picnics and BBQs

Thank KevoH22
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one place you have to visit when you come to Plymouth, so many different reason to visit you have sir Frances drake the light house and just even the view out to see is lovely, you can walk through the Barbican many off...More

Thank jemmacashman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for a lovely walk around the hoe the views were astounding the weather not much good but was lovely walk and the war memorial showing the kids

Thank annamaguire50
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in on the way to Cornwall.. Lovely break.. Great weather meant we could stroll at leisure along the Hoe. Plenty of green space. One or two Nice cafes on the front where you can grab food and a drink with a view

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous in all weather's. Great view, lots to see and great places to grab a coffee. You can climb the lighthouse and go on fishing boat trips. Plus you have the ferrys that take you around the dockyard. Quirky cobbled streets and hidden gems up...More

Thank Annie L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved it here. The information plaques detailing the various points of interest were informative and plenty of them. The whole area was so clean. It was so nice not to be plagued by loads of gulls. The views are wonderful. Plenty of places to...More

Thank von1941
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Down to Plymouth only once a year from Newton Abbot and it never fails to amaze me,the food is amazing,the people are delightful and everything is just so welcoming!! Would recommend coming to Plymouth on your hols!

Thank LivvyHx
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3 August 2018|
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Response from madimoomoo | Reviewed this property |
I would advise to stay away from the Hoe! They have fairground rides etc. You can view the fireworks from mountbatton, devils point or jennycliff. Wherever you choose to go, get there early, it gets very busy x
16 February 2018|
Response from jollyrobert | Reviewed this property |
6 February 2018|
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Response from jollyrobert | Reviewed this property |
What a lovely thing to do, and yes the Hoe is well lighted and very safe for cycling as there are various traffic calming measures preventing the lunatics from spoiling your time there. Enjoy!