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The Wheel of Plymouth - CLOSED

The Lodge The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
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CLOSED for 14 months, gone forever.

It was OK, if brief and expensive, while it was here but, the contract was ended, the wheel... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2015
Cr0wM
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Devon
Kids loved it!

Whilst on holiday we decided to venture over to Plymouth to go in the caves, we saw this on route... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2015
Donna W
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14 Feb 2015
“CLOSED for 14 months, gone forever.”
8 Feb 2015
“Kids loved it!”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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The Lodge The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
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Reviewed February 14, 2015

It was OK, if brief and expensive, while it was here but, the contract was ended, the wheel dismantled and taken off, possibly to somewhere in Spain and the council have no plans to do it again. A couple of recent reviews could suggest that...More

2  Thank Cr0wM
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Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Whilst on holiday we decided to venture over to Plymouth to go in the caves, we saw this on route and decided to pop on it. No queue Ok price Didn't last long but some of the views were nice, Staff were friendly Kids thoroughly...More

Thank Donna W
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Although not in situ all the year round this is an attraction not to miss when it is in town.The view it gives you of the town and surroundings is great giving a totally new perspective to the Hoe

2  Thank Tony140112
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Reviewed August 3, 2014

Went once. Bit of an eyesore, except perhaps in the night time photo above. Offered some otherwise up available views down into places like the citadel and new street back gardens. Was very expensive though which is maybe why it failed financially. My visit date...More

3  Thank 777hettiew
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

I went on this wheel last year with my friend,well its really lovely,the view is 360degrees. Looking right to the Hoe,Barbican,Cornwall and to the right our city centre,there is a very interesting commentary,alot l never knew about Plymouth and l enjoyed it,it goes quite slow...More

2  Thank JEANDALBY
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Reviewed January 31, 2014

have been on the wheel a few times, great experience and views amazing, the wheel is going to be moved soon or so I heard which is a shame. Not that expensive really, enjoyable ride.

2  Thank gymrachel
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Reviewed January 17, 2014

I had never been on a ferris wheel [and Eye, in England], and my boyfriend insisted that we go up while I was visiting him. The entrance fee was a little pricey, but it was worth it. We had the carriage to ourselves, it was...More

3  Thank Maschalismos
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Reviewed November 20, 2013

We were on the Hoe today in poor but spectacular weather conditions and spent a little time watching the huge team of skilled workmen and the fleet of large transporters involved in tithe removal of the cabins and other equipment which is apparently being removed...More

5  Thank PlongeurV
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Reviewed October 31, 2013

It was a special offer when I visited the Wheel on the Hoe only £5 so I decided to be brave and have a go; it was wonderful. It was such a clear day I could see for miles, I was so busy taking photos...More

1  Thank Anne C
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

We paid our £8.50 a head and climbed into the bubble. It was a glorious day and the views of the Hoe and the Sound were spectacular. However the sun was blazing into our tiny pod and it got hotter and hotter- so much so...More

3  Thank MrLoz
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