University of Plymouth

About Plymouth, Guide and Top Tourist Attractions
(Plymouth, Devon, England)

Plymouth is the largest city on the south coast of England. It is home to 250,000 people. It has a rich history and was the home of such prominent people as Sir Francis Drake and Charles Darwin. It has an abundance of shops and cafés, making it the 'shopping capital of the south'.

What to do in Plymouth

Students will never get bored while in the city of Plymouth. Students may swim in the Tinside Lido, a public pool which was only opened in 2006. Art aficionados may either watch plays in the Theatre Royal Plymouth or look at eclectic works of art in the Plymouth Arts Centre.

A good day excursion from Plymouth is Mount Edgcumbe, popular for its woods and meadows. The Devon Countryside has some lovely nature reserves, and moorlands near Plymouth especially Exmoor and Dartmoor.

During the evenings, students can go to Union Street where most of the pubs and clubs of Plymouth are located.

Tourist Attractions

The city of Plymouth also has a number of tourist attractions, including Powderham Castle, which dates back to the 11th century. It is a popular wedding venue and offers tours and other activities to its guests.

Another popular tourist attraction is the National Maritime Museum, located in Cornwall. It offers its guests a wide collection of artefacts and works of art that depict the lifestyle and history of the city of Plymouth. The dockside is the city's chief drawcards, with the ships of the British Navy, the museum, several marinas and an aquarium as well as numerous old fortifications built to protect the port. The waterfront is a lively entertainment precinct for eating and drinking. The Barbican Glass Works is the sole major complex in the centre to survive the heavy bombardments of World War II. Sir Francis Drake's old residence is found at Buckland Abbey.

Plymouth University

I'm looking for: