The beautiful city of Plymouth, situated on the scenic South Devon coastline, is steeped in rich history and outstanding natural beauty. With the vibrancy of any modern city Plymouth offers locals and visitors alike a great choice of places to visit during a holiday or short break in Plymouth.
Its history predates its famous entry in the Doomsday Book (1086) and has long established itself as an area of significance in England. Raleigh and Drake were here and Plymouths Port is overlooked by the Elizabethan Barbican – a building of outstanding beauty and significant historical interest.
Today Plymouth boasts enviable shopping facilities, eateries and music venues, coastal & woodland walks, museums and galleries and one of the largest educational establishments in the UK – the University of Plymouth (also one of the largest employers in the south west!). Visitors to Plymouth and the surrounding areas simply have more to do than you can fit into one visit!
Plymouth Hoe is a breath-taking focal point. The large public space is situated in the heart of Plymouth offering stunning views across Plymouth Sound, one of Britain’s great natural harbours.
The Theatre Royal is ‘the largest and best attended regional producing theatre in the UK’.
The Barbican is a fortified gate; its name derives from the ‘Castle Barbican’ which was once an entrance that guarded the late medieval fortress ‘Plymouth Castle’.
The National Marine Aquarium can be found in Sutton Harbour built on reclaimed land next to the Barbican and fish market.
Smeaton’s Tower stands tall over Plymouth Hoe as one of the South West’s most well-known landmarks. Standing 72 foot high the iconic lighthouse offers fantastic views of Plymouth.
Royal William Yard Harbour is the largest collection of Grade 1 listed buildings in Europe.
Follow the M5 and continue onto A38 for 39 miles. Take the A386 exit following signs to A374/City centre/Tavistock/Torpoint . At the roundabout, take the 5th exit onto the A386 ramp to Tavistock/Airport/Derriford/Southway/Belliver/Estover, merge onto Manadon Hill/A386 and continue to follow A386. Turn right onto William Prance Rd and the hotel is located on your left hand side.
Future Inn Plymouth is the perfect venue for both leisure and corporate visitors with easy access to Plymouth city centre and its surrounding attractions plus conveniently located as a base to explore the wider areas of Devon and Cornwall.Plymouth International Business Park,1 William Prance Rd,Plymouth.PL6 5ZD