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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Neighbourhood
“Enjoy a day out in Plymouth and visit the historic Barbican area with its many bars, cafes and restaurants. Visit The Plymouth gin distillery situated here on the Barbican. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Theatre
“The Theatre Royal Plymouth is the largest and best attended regional producing theatre in the UK and the leading promoter of theatre in the South West.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Aquarium
“On the harbour side at Plymouth is the nation’s largest aquarium. The Atlantic Ocean tank (the deepest in the United Kingdom) is home to several species of sharks and rays. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“A lovely place to while away the morning watching the world go by over a cofee”
  • 22 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Leading shopping destination with over 60 retailers, including clothes, footwear, homeware, food and more. www.drakecircus.com/shops”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“beautiful scenic view over Plymouth Sound and the jewel in Plymouth's crown”
  • 23 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Premise
“Great place to visit, good for rainy days and just by the Barbican so can be combined easily. Good for families.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cinema
“Plenty to do to entertain families all within walking distance of the complex.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Catch the Cremyll or Cawsand passenger ferry to Plymouth and visit the historic site of Plymouth Hoe.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Establishment
“Join a Gin Tour. Discover the history of the hallowed Black Friar's Distillery and get an introduction to the centuries old Plymouth Gin distillation process. Your tour includes a short tutored tasting of Plymouth Gin Original and Plymouth Sloe Gin. Book a distillery tour www.plymouthgin.com”
  • 16 locals recommend
Premise
“We are in walking distance of Plymouth Train Station and the Coach station.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“ Shopping centre with a large selection of chain stores in the heart of Plymouth.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great fresh fish restaurant sitting on the harbour practically right next to where fish is landed daily. It’s right next to the national marine aquarium to so very convenient after your visit there.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Housed in the world famous Plymouth Gin Distillery, Barbican Kitchen was established in 2006 by the Tanner Brothers, Chris and James. Our aim is to deliver fresh local food at a realistic price. Barbican Kitchen takes full advantage of the superb larder here in the Westcountry. With the menu showcasing stunning local meats, vegetables & top quality fish from our fantastic network of suppliers. We can cater for all your requirements and don’t forget kids under 5 eat for free! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“The Hoe offers amazing views over Plymouth Sound & the seafront. It’s a pretty park to walk around & explore. One of my favourite things to do is get a takeout coffee & go for a walk on the Hoe to take in the view. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Premise
“Alternative world and arts cinema, occasionally has small exhibitions on, lovely bar! ”
  • 3 locals recommend