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Coach Holidays to Plymouth

Search coach holidays to Plymouth and find exclusive offers and discounted coach trips to Plymouth in 2014. Plymouth coach trips are available throughout the year from local departure points across the UK with leading coach operators such as Shearings, Leger, Alfa Travel and many more. Whether you are looking for a short coach trip to Plymouth, a summer coach holiday to Plymouth or a lengthier coach tour that takes in Plymouth as part of a longer holiday we will have a deal for you. Plymouth, a city on the coast of Devon, lies between the River Tamar on the west, and the River Plym on the east. Both rivers flow into the natural harbour of Plymouth Sound, which, since 1814, has been protected from the sea by the Plymouth Breakwater. This is one of the most historic deepwater harbours in the UK, and together with its vibrant city centre and combination of sea, moors, rivers and countryside, combines to make Plymouth the perfect venue for a coach holiday. Plymouth has a great metropolitan buzz and offers all the attractions of city life but is also home to 28 parks, its largest being Central Park. From family attractions, gardens and historic sites, entertainment venues, and marine interests, Plymouth has plenty to offer.

Use the search form to find coach holidays to Plymouth that match your requirements or give us a call and our experienced advisers will help find your perfect caoch trip. 2014 coach trips to Plymouth are available now so if you are planning for next year have a look at the great deals we have on offer. Read on for special offers and more information about the sights and attractions you can visit whilst on a coach holiday to Plymouth


Coach holidays to Plymouth

Plymouth Coach Tour Highlights

If you are interested in a coach holiday to Plymouth the following attractions rank as the most popular in and arouund the city.

Plymouth Coach Holiday Highlights

The most popular attractions in and around Plymouth are;

Smeaton's Tower

Mayflower Exhibition

The Barbican Glassworks

National Marine Aquarium

Mayflower Steps Monument

City Museum and Art Gallery

Crownhill Fort

Plymouth Sundial

Read on for more information about these and further attractions you can visit on a coach trip to Plymouth

Plymouth History

From pilgrims to Pocahontas – Plymouth is a city steeped in history with the spirit of discovery at its very heart. The Pilgrim Fathers left Plymouth's shores for the New World, whilst Scott of the Antarctic, Captain James Cook, Charles Darwin and the two global circumnavigators Francis Drake and Francis Chichester are just some of the renowned explorers who have set sail from this city. Plymouth Sound, the city's natural deepwater harbour, saw the Royal Navy station here in the 17th century, helping to create a bustling Georgian port from its medieval origins. Plymouth was badly bombed during the blitz of World War, but the aftermath of the bombing saw the creation of the new city centre - lauded nationally as the finest and most complete body of 1950s architecture in the UK.

 

Places of interest/attractions in Plymouth

Coach trips to Plymouth provide the opportunity to visit a wide range of attractions and places of interest.

Smeaton's Tower

A centrepiece on Plymouth 's Hoe, Smeaton's Tower has become one of the South West's most well known landmarks.

Mayflower Exhibition

The Mayflower exhibition, set over three floors, uses interactive graphic panels to explore tales of the fishing industry, merchant families, the military harbour and emigration to the New World.

The Barbican Glassworks

The Barbican Glassworks is Plymouth 's main stockist of Dartington Crystal and other quality brands of stunning crystal glassware and ornaments, which can be purchased from the elegant gift shop area. Visitors can also watch, free of charge, the traditional skills of glassblowers at work.

National Marine Aquarium

Situated in the Barbican the National Marine Aquarium is one of the UK 's largest aquariums and houses one of the deepest tanks in Europe . It is home to many different species of sea life.

Mayflower Steps Monument

The Mayflower Steps, one of the most famous landmarks of Plymouth , commemorate the spot from where The Mayflower set sail for America on 16th April 1621.

City Museum and Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery is the largest museum and art gallery in Plymouth city, and is free to enter.

Crownhill Fort

The Fort at Crownhill, surrounded Plymouth in Victorian times, protecting the Royal Dockyard at Devonport from French attack. In 1987 the Landmark Trust acquired Crownhill Fort, and has undertaken major work to restore the grounds, weaponry and buildings.

Plymouth Sundial

This 27 feet high stainless steel sundial and fountain is not only one of the most recognised landmarks of Plymouth's City Centre, but one of the most popular meeting points for locals and visitors alike.

Special Events in Plymouth in 2014

If you are considering a coach holiday or coach trip to Plymouth in 2014 the following are a selection of well attended events taking place in Plymouth throughout the year. So if you are interested in attending these events search for your coach holiday to Plymouth around these dates.


British Fireworks Championships August 2014
Plymouth Summer Festival May - August 2014
Plymouth Bonfire & Fireworks November 2014
Christmas Illumination Switch On November 2014

Whenever you choose a coach holiday or coach trip to Plymouth you are sure to find plenty to see and do. If you cannot find a suitable coach trip to Plymouth contact us and let our experienced coach holiday operators help you find your perfect coach holiday.
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