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The Spirit of Exploration Tour

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This Spirit of Exploration Tour is unique because it brings history alive! Plymouth, People & Places have created this original tour visiting both the Hoe and the Barbican with two professional guides who deliver this exciting experience together. Our individual styles compliment each other to give you the best experience possible and a theatrical interlude involving the Pilgrim traveller William Brewster (or his wife Mary) will tell the story of the Puritans persecution and consequential journey from England to the New World for a new life. We are tour guides, actors, historians and teachers all rolled into one, and look forward to sharing our passion for this fascinating city with you.We look forward to meeting you - Book a Spirit of Exploration Tour today!

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Smeaton's Tower, Plymouth Dome Hoe Road, Plymouth PL1 2NZ England

We start our Spirit of Exploration Tour at the foot of the lighthouse, and stroll across the Hoe, pointing out the sights and memorials of explorers, adventurers and servicemen who have sailed from Plymouth.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Royal Citadel Madeira Road, Plymouth PL1 2PD England

Stop and hear about Charles II and the Civil War. This fine fort has many tales to tell.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Barbican, Plymouth England

Walking along cobbled streets we will explore the Barbican and visit secret gardens listening to tales from a 'real' Pilgrim. William & Mary Brewster sailed on the Mayflower from Plymouth in 1620 and they retell their story in search of a new life.

Duration: 40 minutes

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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • A dramatic experience with characters from the past

  • Tips and gratuities

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Mayflower Steps, Plymouth PL1 2LR, UK

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