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Address: Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
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The Hoe and Barbicon waterfront are must sees! Great place for fish-n-chips as well! Lovely to walk to and from the Hoe and Barbicon waterfront. Plymouth Sound punctuates the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hoe and Barbicon waterfront are must sees! Great place for fish-n-chips as well! Lovely to walk to and from the Hoe and Barbicon waterfront. Plymouth Sound punctuates the beauty!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to the Barbican for the day,loads of boat's ,cafes , shop's Went on a cruise boat really had a nice time on board,they made hot and cold drinks,seen apart of Plymouth you would see,when of the boat we went into the boat house restaurant we had cream teas,and with your ticket of the boat ride the restaurant gave you... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to just sit and watch the world go by the walk up from the city centre is good when you get to the hoe the view is wonderful the prom is a very large open space so gets very busy on a sunny day lots of little kids on bikes people walking there dogs and teenagers on skate... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

wonderful views - sun- sea -ships- lovely restaurants down on the sea wall. beautiful! Outdoor swimming pool , Smeatons lighthouse

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having lived in Plymouth all my life I feel qualified to give an honest opinion. Sadly the Hoe & Barbican has lost a great deal of its original charm over the last 20 years. The shops have mostly disappeared & in their place are over priced & over rated pubs & restaurants. If the weather is good, you'll never find... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I think this is one of the most beautiful sites in the whole of Plymouth. So much for everyone with Fireworks / MTV crashes/ International boat show or Forces day.

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Thank Kevin S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Plymouth Hoe is the best vantage point in PLymouth for viewing boats and activities in Plymouth Sound (the water in front of The Hoe). The wheel shown in the adjoing picture is no longer with us, but on the promenade there's enough space to ride a child's bike, skateboard, fly a kite or just to stroll along. The surrounding grass... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Try the Wet Wok if you like chinese food, it's excellent and at a very reasonable price, positioned at west end of the Hoe.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

place of historic beauty on the waterfront of Plymouth nice for picnics and days out walk down to the historic barbican plenty of history mayflower steps plenty of restaraunts the national marine aquarium best fish and chips and ice creams and boat trips daily

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Well worth the gentle walk around to view Plymouth Hoe from a range of vantage points. I arrived on a spectacular spring day and the bays and islands looked breathtaking.

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