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Join me on your very own micro adventure for two (or three!) where wonder leads to wandering and life is a little more delicious with some local Devon food! Inspired by the abundance of quirky facts and hidden gems dotted all around the city, be prepared for a micro-adventure of culture, creativity & deliciousness, wrapped up in a blanket of fun.

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. We’ll wander off the beaten track, sails the seas on a cute little ferry, and have plenty of opportunities for photographs!

We will be out in fresh air for the whole of this experience... social distancing and keeping safe.

Allow 3-4hrs for this experience, to include food and make it your own!

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hoe Park, 4 Osborne Place Lockyer Street, Plymouth PL1 2PU England

We'll explore the statues, monuments and people who are commemorated here: Sir Francis Drake, Sir Conan Doyle, 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 (or from) 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, 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • This experience is outdoor and will comply with the governments advice regarding social distancing measures
  • This experience is solely for you as an individual or couple from the same family or travelling companions
  • 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
  • Ferry Transportation
  • Snacks - A cold drink and yummy sweet or savoury treat!
  • Entry/Admission - Plymouth Boat Trips

  • Alcoholic Beverages - All food and drink is purchased as required by the individual guest
  • Tips and Gratuities

Departure Point
1: Royal William Yard, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3RN, UK
2: Smeaton's Tower - currently closed, W 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

3 to 4 hours

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

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Whimsical Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.