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Introduction to Plymouth

Plymouth is a destination known for attractions like Hoe Park, National Trust - Saltram, and Central Park. Travelers who visit this city in Devon, England are often fascinated by the rich history and interesting culture it offers. We recommend taking the time to explore this region in England on foot and walk alongside the 267,918 locals who live in Plymouth. You’ll quickly discover you’re surrounded by endless numbers of things to see and do.

You'll learn more fascinating facts about Plymouth as you explore this spectacular region.

Traveling to Plymouth is especially rewarding for anyone eager to connect with locals and learn more about their unique culture and traditions.

Get ready to explore and learn more about the region of Plymouth below!

Top services in Plymouth

Here on this page, you'll find all the top travel services in Plymouth, England. Check out the cheapest and most popular flights offered by 2 airlines that fly to England. Browse the 14 top-rated tours available to you in Plymouth. Compare the rates and services of the 5 types of places to stay in Plymouth and the 1 car rental companies offering CDW insurance coverage. We make it easy for you to find and book the top services in Plymouth.

Enjoy the convenience of planning and booking every detail of your trip to Plymouth, including flights, accommodations, activities, and more, in one place. Book with Guide to Europe to get an expertly-curated and fully-customizable itinerary and experience the best of Plymouth on your vacation in England.

Get answers to questions about the routes and services offered in Plymouth from our free 24/7 customer support. Continue reading to learn how you can enjoy a stress-free and memorable vacation in the region of Plymouth!

Learn more about England

There are many reasons to visit the region of Plymouth, but a trip to England needs no explanation.

Exploring England, which spans 130,278 square kilometers, is an adventure of a lifetime. England offers an abundance of truly magical places to discover, including cultural, historic, and scenic sites of significant value to both locals and travelers.

As the home country of many world-famous attractions like the spectacular Hoe Park, National Trust - Saltram, and the Central Park, you’re all set for a unique and memorable travel experience in England.

Click or tap the link below to discover more about England.

What to see in Plymouth

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Plymouth has something for everyone. Regardless of age and interest, travelers have the best time exploring every corner of the region.

Read on to discover the best places to visit and find out what to expect from the region of Plymouth.

Top attractions in Plymouth

Home to plenty of top attractions, Plymouth is more than just a wonderful region in England. Plymouth is a travel hotspot and a great place to experience a mix of the traditional and modern culture of England.

One fascinating sight in Plymouth is the unforgettable Hoe Park. Considered one of the most well-known attractions in the region, a visit to this spectacular travel destination is something you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Plymouth.

Hoe Park is open for visitors at any time of the day and is located at 4 Osborne Pl, Plymouth PL1 2PU, UK.

For more information about what you can expect during a vacation in England, check out our list of top attractions in Plymouth below. Discover the best places to visit in Plymouth, including the fascinating Hoe Park, National Trust - Saltram, Central Park, Royal William Yard, and Smeaton's Tower.

Map of attractions

Use this map to find the location of all top attractions in Plymouth.

Things to do in Plymouth

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Enrich your travel experience in Plymouth by joining tours and activities. Plymouth offers an exciting selection of top-rated tours and it's easy for every traveler to find something to their liking. Take the opportunity to catch the top attractions on a tour, stay active with an adventurous excursion, or learn something new about the local history or culture of the region.

Discover the most popular experiences in Plymouth below.

Most popular experiences in Plymouth

Traveling is all about gaining new experiences. You can have that and more in the region of Plymouth.

Plymouth offers numerous tours and activities for travelers to choose from. Walking Tours, Hiking Tours, and Historical Tours are only a few of the many experiences you can book for your holiday in England.

Explore the most popular experiences you can join in Plymouth by clicking on one of the top-rated tour categories below.

Top tours & tickets starting in Plymouth

Travelers in Plymouth can choose from 8 categories of top-rated tours and tickets. If you're curious about what the most frequently recommended experiences in the city are, Activities is the answer.

The most popular tour in Plymouth is the fantastic Plymouth City Centre Comedy Walking Tour. By joining this highly recommended tour, travelers get to learn more about what makes Plymouth one of the best travel destinations in England.

Plymouth also offers plenty of budget-friendly tours and activities that promise travelers a unique experience in the city. The affordable Scavenger Hunt in Plymouth by Operation City Quest is the cheapest tour in the region, and is a popular Walking Tour. This experience costs around 9 EUR and allows travelers a great time in Plymouth. This Walking Tour is available in 1 language: English. Around 1 traveler have given this activity an average rating of 1 star out of 5.

Secure an unforgettable experience for your upcoming trip to Plymouth and book a top-rated tour in the region. Discover the best tours, activities, and tickets in Plymouth below.


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Discover the best things to do in Plymouth. Choose from 14 fantastic tours and activities available in the region.

Select your dates and number of travelers in the search bar below to receive the best recommendations for your vacation in Plymouth. Click the green button to view your options.

Vacation packages in Plymouth

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The best and easiest way to visit Plymouth is by booking a vacation package. A vacation package includes everything you need for a worry-free and perfectly planned holiday in England.

Booking a vacation package to Plymouth means spending less time planning and more time enjoying your vacation. A vacation package includes everything from flight tickets, accomodation, and a rental car, to 24/7 personal travel support and a carefully planned travel itinerary. You can also take your vacation in Plymouth to the next level by adding tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your trip.

Apart from providing you with everything you need to travel comfortably, your vacation package to Plymouth is also fully customizable. In other words, you can add or remove services at your own convenience, to create the perfect vacation for you and your travel companions.

On our website, you will find unique vacation packages to Plymouth, including flight tickets, hotel reservations, and recommendations for the best sightseeing spots, restaurants, bars, and activities.

Continue to the next section to learn more about what types of vacations you can book in the region of Plymouth.

Find vacation packages in Plymouth

Discover and compare vacation packages that take you to the wonderful region of Plymouth.

The best flights, hotels, and activities in Plymouth get fully booked quickly. Use the search tool below to find the best vacation packages in England. Your customized holiday package to Plymouth is only a few clicks away!

How to get to Plymouth

To get to the region of Plymouth the fastest way possible, travelers from outside England can travel by plane.

If you're looking for the best flight ticket deals to Plymouth, knowing the cheapest travel time and which airlines offer the most affordable flights is helpful. Luckily, we have this information for you.

Find cheap flights to Plymouth

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Over the years, more airlines have started offering flexible and direct flights to Plymouth, making it one of the most accessible travel destinations in England. However, it is usually cheaper to fly to Plymouth, England, in September.

The cheapest round-trip flights to Plymouth cost approximately 1716 EUR in total. The flight time is around 33 hours per way.

Use the search tool below to find the cheapest flights to England and the region of Plymouth from your city of departure.

Popular flights to Plymouth

Discover the most popular flights to Plymouth below. Click to view flights to Plymouth, England from destinations all across the globe.

Where to stay in Plymouth

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An essential factor to consider when traveling to a new place or country is accommodation. While visiting a region as fantastic as Plymouth is always exciting, any avid traveler knows that accommodations often make or break the vacation experience.

The best place to stay in Plymouth usually depends on travelers' needs and preferences. However, booking accommodation in downtown Plymouth offers a ton of benefits.

Staying at the heart of the region allows you to easily walk to many of the top sights and dining areas in Plymouth and cut down on your travel expenses. Centrally-located accommodations are also an excellent choice for travelers in Plymouth planning to go on a quick tour or drive to the neighboring regions.

In Plymouth, you'll find 5 different types of places to stay catering to every taste, budget, and reason for travel. For example, honeymooners or travelers on a romantic getaway in England can experience the ultimate relaxation at one of the 5-star or 4-star hotels in Plymouth. Travelers whose purpose is sightseeing can also find plenty of mid-range hotels to budget-friendly accommodations in the region, allowing access to many of the top attractions in Plymouth.

Learn more about the most popular places to stay and the top-rated hotels in Plymouth in the next sections.

Popular types of accommodation in Plymouth

A trip to the fascinating Plymouth, England, means opportunities to relax at any of the 5 different types of places to stay in the region. Overall, travelers can choose from the following: 150 hotels, 93 vacation rental apartments, 34 cottages, 5 guesthouses and 1 bed & breakfast. While each type offers varying amenities and rates, there is no denying that Plymouth provides a great selection of lodging options ready to cater to every kind of guest.

Among all these choices available in the region, Future Inn Plymouth is one of the top picks of travelers in Plymouth.

The hotel is located at 1 William Prance Road, Plymouth International Business Park and boasts many great utilities, including Air conditioning, Gym, and Restaurant.

Budget accommodations are also incredibly popular among travelers in Plymouth. Cheaper alternatives allow travelers to save on accommodation costs and have more to spend on other experiences.

In Plymouth, travelers looking for an economical yet top-rated place to stay usually choose Travelodge Hotel - Saltash. For approximately 39 EUR, guests can book a comfortable Unknown at this popular hotel.

Below is a list of all 5 different types of places to stay in Plymouth. Select the type you prefer to compare options under each category and find the best accommodation.

Top hotels in Plymouth

Hotels are travelers' go-to accommodations in Plymouth for the unique experience they provide. So if you're the kind of traveler who prefers staying at hotels, you'll be glad to know that the region is home to around 283 hotels.

Besides offering basic amenities, many hotels in Plymouth provide meals and extras, such as shuttle services, spa facilities, tour desks, and other services. But because not all hotels in Plymouth are created equal, finding the best in the region often requires careful research. For your convenience, we've done all the research to make it easier for you to check out all the top hotels in Plymouth.

Boringdon Hall Hotel And SPA offers the most luxurious rooms and is perfect for travelers looking for the ultimate 5-star hotel experience in Plymouth. If comfort, convenience, and affordability are your non-negotiables, check out Crowne Plaza Plymouth, the top 4-star hotel in the region. When all you need is a pleasant place to rest and sleep in between your activities in Plymouth, the highest-rated 3-star hotel, Future Inn Plymouth, is for you.

Below is our hand-picked list of the best hotels in the Plymouth. Travelers are encouraged to book early as these hotels quickly reach capacity.

Click the arrows or swipe the list to see each hotel's ratings, reviews, locations, rates, and more. You can read detailed descriptions of each hotel by clicking the cards.


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Search for accommodation in Plymouth

Use the Accommodation Search tool below to find available stays in the region of Plymouth on specific dates. This handy feature also allows you to compare prices and amenities.

Enter the preferred check-in and check-out dates. Then, select the number of guests and rooms. Click the Search button to find all the available hotels and places to stay in the region of Plymouth that match the information provided.

Car rental in Plymouth

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Experience the freedom and convenience of a self-drive vacation by renting a car for your adventures in Plymouth. Plymouth has 1 car rental companies ready to provide you with the perfect vehicle for your travels.

Automatic cars for rent in Plymouth start from 52.39 EUR per day or 366.76 EUR per week. The cheapest automatic rental car is a Kia Ceed.

If you prefer driving a manual car, you’ll find multiple options for rent in Plymouth, starting from 29.68 EUR per day or 207.78 EUR per week. The cheapest manual rental car is a Kia Picanto.

Learn more about the different types of cars you can rent in Plymouth, England, below.

Popular types of car rental in Plymouth

Discover and choose from our broad range of popular car rental options in the region of Plymouth to find the best car for your travel plans. Travelers in Plymouth can choose from small cars, medium cars, large cars, estate cars, mini vans, SUVs, convertibles, premium cars, camper vans, mini campers, vans, cars. All car rentals come with CDW insurance for added protection throughout your trip.

Renting a car is a popular choice among travelers who want to explore England at their own pace. The most popular type of car rental among small groups of travelers in Plymouth is a TopLevel.

Another very popular type of car to rent in Plymouth is a TopLevel. This car is particularly popular among couples and solo travelers touring the region of Plymouth.

Check out all options available in Plymouth and book the car rental for your upcoming adventures in England below.

Search for car rental in Plymouth

Get ready to hit the road and explore the beautiful region of Plymouth. Find the best deals on a variety of popular car rentals in Plymouth, England, or any other destination in Europe by using the search tool below.

Enter your pick-up and drop-off location, driver's age, and dates. Click the green button to view your options.

Popular destinations to visit after Plymouth

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The region of Plymouth is just one of the many unique and scenic destinations you can visit in England. So if you're itching for another cultural adventure, a relaxing road trip, an action-filled city break, or a memorable weekend getaway, know that England has it all.

England is calling, and the country is asking you to experience its culture and diversity to the fullest! Take the opportunity to visit other captivating places in England that are as magical as the region of Plymouth. The most popular travel destinations in England are listed below. Click on the name of the place you want to explore next to learn more about it.

All the best destinations in England

When unsure of where to go next, use the map below. This map shows the locations of all the best destinations in England. Use the map to plan your trip and find the best routes.

Domestic flights from Plymouth

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A taste of England through a visit to Plymouth can often reignite a traveler's passion for adventure. When this happens, the best way to satisfy this wanderlust is to book a domestic flight from Plymouth to another remarkable destination in England.

To begin your search for the best or cheapest flights from the region of Plymouth to other spectacular locations in England, jump to the last section of this travel guide.

Search domestic flights from Plymouth

Traveling to another city or region in England? Use the flight search tool below to quickly find the cheapest one-way or round-trip flights from Plymouth to different local destinations.

Enter all the necessary information and click or tap on the Search button to see a list of the available domestic flights in England on the selected dates.