Nestled on the south coast of beautiful Devon, Plymouth is a historical city with hundreds of years of maritime history. Not only that, there’s a heap of spots to see and the best things to do in Plymouth that make it a great little city break whilst exploring wider Devon.
Over the centuries, Plymouth has seen its fair share of histories; all of which has shaped the city of the years. Home to England’s biggest seaports and naval bases, the city basks in rich maritime history, which includes its role in the defeat of the Spanish Armada.
Nowadays, you don’t need to worry about any sailing armadas and you can stroll the city with ease! So, to help you get the most out of your trip, I wanted to share some gorgeous spots you shouldn’t miss when you visit Plymouth.
Take a look, below, at the best things to do in Plymouth in Devon. Have an amazing visit.
Plymouth Hoe, or simply “the Hoe”, is considered the centre and beating heart of the city.
Perched high above the harbour, this gorgeous park offers breathtaking views of the city and the wider area around Plymouth Sound. These are totally stunning, especially on a sunny day!
As you stroll, you’ll spot the Naval War Memorial and the Armada Monument which is designed with the coats of arms of the towns that aided in the battle in the 1500s…