24 hours in Plymouth: A guide to the Ocean City
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In the latest of our 24-hour tours of Devon’s best locations, we head to Britain’s Ocean City
This picturesque grade one listed ex-Naval victualling yard offers breathtaking sea views, trendy shops, leading restaurants, galleries and high quality events.
Pay your respects at the Naval Memorial, overlooking the beautiful Plymouth Sound. The memorial commemorates the lives of the naval personnel who lost their lives during WW1 and 2.
Visit this dramatic 17th century fortress, built to defend the city and still used by the military today. Tours must be pre-booked so check online for more information.
A regular stop for many nationally touring comedians, musicians and performers, there’s always something exciting in store at the Pavilions. The venue also houses an ice rink.
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This exciting music venue and nightclub hosts a range of events from touring bands to tribute acts, clubs nights and themed events.
With a programme including a mix of touring productions, musicals, ballet, and new work. it’s always worth checking out what’s on at the Theatre Royal.
With dishes from around the world as well as plentiful vegetarian and vegan options, this restaurant and tapas bar has something for everyone.
You can’t spend time in a seaside city without stopping for fish and chips. With plenty for the gluten free diet, the Harbourside is a wonderful option.
It’s easy to unwind in the welcoming rustic surrounds of The Chancel. With 40 different wines to try in addition to an extensive food menu, it’s the perfect spot.
Head to Identity Fashion in Royal William Yard for unique, Bulgarian designed fashion. Expect fabulous designs, chic accessories and luxury at an accessible price.
Step inside to have all your quirky home decoration needs met. G&A sell a fabulous range of lamps, lampshades and cushions that will brighten any room.
With 70 of the UK’s top brands, high quality food and drink options and buzzing atmosphere, you can spend hours in this contemporary shopping mall.
Darren Harris: Positano Italian Restaurant is amazingly authentic and great food
Anthea Keene: Love The Boathouse Cafe for a fabulous breakfast.
Dorothy Watson: Monty’s Cafe on the Barbican is a must!
Next time we will be looking at Barnstaple
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