Culture, Cobblestones, Countryside and Clotted Cream

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Highlights

Join me on your very own micro adventure where wonder leads to wandering and life is a little more delicious with some local Devon food! We’ll walk, take a ferry, talk and have plenty of opportunities for photographs too. Allow 3-4hrs for this experience, to include food and make it your own! History oozes from the cobblestones in Plymouth but you don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy what this amazing city has to offer. Plymouth hosts the most fabulous events: the Firework Competition over two nights in August; spectacular theatre and live music events; art exhibitions and food festivals galore. The 28 KM of coastline has witnessed the development of the Navy; hosted the America’s Cup and the World ‘Transat’ races; celebrated the most famous circumnavigations of the world over the past 500 years and hosted a pod of dolphins earlier this year! The Box will soon become our newest treasure (come and find out!) and we have pledged to be the first city to go plastic free.

What You'll Get

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plymouth Hoe, 1 The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2NY England

We'll explore the statues, monuments and people who are commemorated here: Sir Francis Drake, Charles Darwin, The Beatles & Lady Astor to name but a few.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Barbican, Plymouth England

We'll wander through the cobblestoned streets hearing stories of merchants, pirates and gin and perhaps partake in a Devon Cream Tea, a tasty tipple of local gin or try a famous pasty!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Plymouth Boat Trips, 2/4 Commercial Wharf, Madeira Rd, Plymouth PL1 2NX, UK

Set sail on the ferry towards the Royal William Yard and see the city from a new perspective. This 20 minute boat ride takes you past Tinside Pool, The Wedding Cake, Drakes Island and Firestone Bay before reaching the Grade 1 listed buildings of the Royal William Yard. We will also take the ferry to Mount Edgecombe ... either before, or after visiting the Royal William Yard.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RP England

Wander through this regenerated spectacle ~ a jewel in Plymouth's crown ~ hearing tales of it's rise to fame; indulge in a culinary treat at the local Column Bakery or the Hutong or perhaps enjoy a glass of wine in the delightful local wine bar Le Vingnoble.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park, Mount Edgcumbe House Cremyll, Torpoint PL10 1HZ England

Having taken the ferry to Mount Edgecombe guests will have the opportunity to walk through the gardens of this country estate and (if wanted) visit the house itself. Alternatively, there will be an opportunity to stop for refreshments at the Orangery or the Stables for a freshly made Clotted Cream Tea or other gastronomical delights as required.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Ferry Transportation


Exclusions
  • Snacks - Additional food and drink you decide upon along the way is purchased at your own expense.
  • Alcoholic Beverages - All food and drink is purchased as required by the individual guest
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Plymouth Boat Trips
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park


Departure Point
1: Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RN, UK
2: Smeaton's Tower, Hoe Rd, Plymouth PL1 2NZ, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
I can meet guests at the entrance to the Royal William Yard or at Smeaton's Tower on Plymouth Hoe, depending where you are staying - the tour can start or finish from either point. Get in touch to arrange a meeting place or pick up from your accommodation.



Departure Time
10:30 AM

Duration
3 to 4 hours

Return Details
1: Smeaton's Tower, Hoe Rd, Plymouth PL1 2NZ, UK
2: Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RN, UK


Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

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