Plymouth

One of the UK’s most historically significant ports, Plymouth has been the starting point for many an intrepid explorer, among them Charles Darwin, Francis Drake and James Cook.

Today, it is an exciting university city, and a perfect place to begin a tour of the surrounding Devonshire coast, or nearby Cornwall. Enjoy the view from Plymouth Sound or take a tour of the Plymouth Gin distillery.

Plymouth’s annual light festival returns
The city’s Illuminate festival opens on 22 November, promising immersive experiences, live performances and workshops, showcasing the finest artists in the field more >
20th November 2018
The South West’s largest free food festival
Prepare yourself for the South West’s biggest free food and drink festival, which returns for its 15th year, featuring Masterchef star John Torode. more >
24th May 2018
Fun things to do in Plymouth
Here’s our rundown of the best reasons to visit Britain’s Ocean City, including suggestions of where to eat and sleep. more >
26th September 2017
Plymouth city guide
Located on the Devon coast, Plymouth is an attractive sea port with lots to offer the curious visitor. more >
8th June 2017