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All reviews war memorial sir francis drake smeatons tower drakes island sea front open space spanish armada sunny day light house fantastic views watch the world eddystone lighthouse ice cream vans steeped in history city centre lovely walk lovely place
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Hoe with friends and had a really nice afternoon/evening. We enjoyed a stroll around the harbour and had an ice-cream and then some chips from the famous fish and chip shop. It felt like a place abroad with a relaxing atmosphere. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fuzzyid
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Live in Plymouth all my life really keep forgetting how beautiful Plymouth how is the view is fantastic

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for a walk, sit seeing and letting the children use their scooters and bikes. Just wrap up because it can be blowy!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amp85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to go for a stroll at any time of day, the views around sunset are absolutely amazing and definitely worth the trip

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank michaelsU7297XF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great view of the Hoe from our boat trip. Great historic site. Really enjoyable visit to Plymouth.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shooz14
Reviewed 1 week ago

With wide open, traffic free space, this is a great place to take a stroll before heading off to whatever brought you to the city. Set high above the shore line, the seaward views are extensive. Very wheelchair friendly.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Roger E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though I visited on a rather dismal day it was well worth the visit. I struggle with inclines and you should be aware there is a slight one from the town but glad I took it on as the coastline is magnificent and there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Barry D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walks along the front, very clean and tidy. Interesting memorials on the Hoe. Lots of history to read about the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plymouth is a very historic city, very famous for the days of Sir Francis Drake in Queen Elizabeth the 1st reign. Very pretty in the summer, some entertainment and shows along with the fire work displays in August. If you like old light houses, the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Seaside798086
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plymouth Hoe looks out onto a fantastic natural harbour which takes in views to Devon and Cornwall. Plymouth Hoe has beautiful walks across the Hoe which also has Smeaton Tower standing tall and proud, a lighthouse which once stood on the Eddystone rocks. This is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Simon R
August 3, 2018|
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Response from madimoomoo | Reviewed this property |
I would advise to stay away from the Hoe! They have fairground rides etc. You can view the fireworks from mountbatton, devils point or jennycliff. Wherever you choose to go, get there early, it gets very busy x
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February 15, 2018|
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sarahsayer
February 5, 2018|
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Response from jollyrobert | Reviewed this property |
What a lovely thing to do, and yes the Hoe is well lighted and very safe for cycling as there are various traffic calming measures preventing the lunatics from spoiling your time there. Enjoy!
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