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Plymouth boasts one of the most stunning natural harbours in the world - a playground for water sports enthusiasts and visitors and the perfect setting for a summer-long series of maritime events and festivals. Staying at Dolbeare Park means that all this in on your doorstep in little over 20 minutes......

Plymouth Hoe When you visit Plymouth, you'll inevitably end up at the Hoe. This large open space is a great place to sit and soak up the sights, whether it's taking in the views of Plymouth Sound and Mount Edgcumbe, or just watching the boats on the water - warships, ferries, fisherman and yachts.
Plymouth Fireworks Each year Plymouth hosts the excellent British Firework Championships. In 2018 these are held on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th August. More info
Plymouth Barbican The Barbican is Plymouth's historic cobbled streets and quayside quarter and is packed full of history, culture, shops and art galleries. It's where you can enjoy shopping and dining by the water.
Plymouth Sound Plymouth is a must day out with a range of attractions to keep the whole family entertained - whatever the weather. Major indoor attractions include the National Marine Aquarium, multiplex cinema, ten pin bowling, theatres and Plymouth Pavilions leisure and entertainment complex which includes a themed swimming pool and ice skating. Close to the A38 is the Plymouth Ski slope and Toboggan centre.
Plymouth Plymouth's spectacular location between the sea and the rolling hills of Dartmoor and farmland provides the city, and its award winning restaurants, with a wonderful natural larder of fine fresh food right on the doorstep. Visitors are spoilt for choice with pubs, restaurants, bistros and al-fresco dining. The Barbican is also home to the famous Plymouth Gin Distillery!
Plymouth Marine Aquarium The sea is central to another of the city's big attractions - the National Marine Aquarium. Highlights include the sharks, seahorses and most popular of all, Snorkel, the museum's loggerhead turtle.
Plymouth Theatre Royal Plymouth's reputation for being a hotbed of contemporary, classical and traditional theatre is further endorsed by a spectacular programme of events that include West End musicals of The Sound of Music, Joseph and Hairspray and wonderful productions suitable for children are Across the Deep Blue Sea at the Drum theatre and the magical adaption of The Gruffalo.
Plymouth Hoe The historic Hoe is the huge natural amphitheatre for many events during the year and is the perfect place to watch the Annual British Firework Championships UK Finals which are always held over two evenings each year. For 2018, it will be held on 8/9 August.
Plymouth Going out in Plymouth has always been a real pleasure, but away from the pubs and bars, the city is fast gaining a name for its cafe culture - whether it's enjoying a coffee overlooking the sea, or a glass of wine while watching live music. Some amazing places to frequent are The Treasury Bar, being a former 19th centruy treasury building, The Watering Hole right in the Barbican is a place to relax with a glass of wine whilst overlooking Sutton Harbour. Bacaro, a Venetian Tapas Bar is on the Barbican waterfront.
Plymouth Pannier Market If you fancy a bit of retail therapy, then Plymouth is the place to shop with Drakes Circus shopping centre and a visit to Plymouth's Independent Quarter with its Pannier Market and more than 200 unique shops and traders is certainly a good place to wander.


Directions from Dolbeare Park to Barbican
These directions are for planning purposes only - please check your route using a map