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Plymouth is the 2nd largest city in the south west after Bristol. Sitting directly on the sea in a beautiful natural harbour, since the city's origins it has been a seafaring town.

Plymouth started as most city's do, a town which gradually edges outwards swallowing up the local villages which are now just areas of the city such as the ancient parish of St Beaudeax and Plymstock.

The main areas of Plymouth which would be of most interest to a visitor would probably be the Olde Worlde Barbican and the historical Hoe with their great history and views.

Plymouth and her surrounding areas have plenty to keep you busy with beautiful beaches, being within a few miles of the beautiful Dartmoor National Park .The wonderful country of Cornwall on Plymouth's doorstep, plus of course the city itself.

Plymouth is still today the number one fishing port in the south west of England. Visit the Mayflower Centre for information on the Plymouth fishing industry and local economy

  • Last visit to Plymouth: Feb 2005
  • Intro Updated Feb 6, 2005
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  • DaDrifter's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2005 at 9:17 AM

    G & T ... Nice :))) Hic!

  • basstbn's Profile Photo
    Jul 27, 2005 at 1:56 PM

    Wonderful photos; informative and helpful tips. I was not previously aware of the neat things to see and do in Plymouth.

  • zuriga's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2005 at 4:25 AM

    Recently went to a wedding near Tavistock and stayed at South Hooe. That's such a lovely part of the SW.. my friend has settled in Callington. We're lucky Yanks. :-)

  • evaanna's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2005 at 11:42 AM

    Many lovely places in your beautiful photos. Would love to see the Elisabethan Gardens and travel on all those ferries.

  • starship's Profile Photo
    Apr 11, 2005 at 1:14 PM

    Such a cute picture of little Freya in the toy chest! Only recognized about 2 photos from our visit in 1984. You've done a wonderful job featuring all there is to see! Great work Nicola!!

  • Mar 21, 2005 at 12:44 AM

    Plymouth Gin YEAHHHHHH.............by the way, Nemo and Marlin are alive and well and reside between chalets 3 and 4 on Pulau Kapalai....Nick

  • kyoub's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2005 at 12:18 AM

    What great tips, Nicola. I can imagine that the gardens here are lovely. I would love to make it there for the fireworks someday.

  • Daja123's Profile Photo
    Mar 4, 2005 at 3:54 AM

    Nicola, your Plymount pages seems to be a really interesting city. Great information! I wish I could go...maybe one day. Thank you.

  • olja1234's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2005 at 12:25 PM

    Your page s so enjoyable, Nicole. Stunning photos and tips. Perfect!!!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2005 at 7:36 PM

    Nicola, your Plymouth pages were a delight to read and view. I would enjoy the Naval Day activities the best. Some great hidden gems in this interesting place. You have some well composed photos with visual interest and vivid color. Great work.

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