Plymouth Hoe (Plymouth) Reviews
Description:Address: 1-2 Osborne Place / Plymouth / PL1 2PU / England / A large south facing open public space in the English ... more
Newest Review: ... pleasing site, and is home to Smeaton's Tower, a lighthouse that was replaced and then rebuilt on grassland at the heart of the Hoe. There is a large area given over to war memorials which reflect Plymouth's historic naval/marine presence. It is the perfect place to look out to sea watching ferrys and naval vessels. It is also the perfect place to watch many events including the National ... more
Customer Plymouth Hoe (Plymouth) Reviews (3)
by - written on 14/06/09 (Very useful, 15 readings)
Plymouth Hoe is Plymouth's most prized asset, more so than Francis Drake, The Mayflower, Pilgrim Fathers or it's historic Barbican area. In fact, so much so, that the local authority's plan is to open the whole area up from it's railway station right the way down to the seafront. It is an extremely pleasing site, and is home to Smeaton's Tower, a lighthouse that was replaced and then rebuilt on grassland at the heart of the Hoe. There is a large area given over to war memorials which reflect Plymouth's historic naval/marine presence. It is the perfect place to look out to sea watching ferrys and naval vessels. It is also the perfect place to ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/06/09 (Useful, 21 readings)
As a student in plymouth i spend a lot of time down at the hoe, especially in the summer months as its one of the nicest places to go in plymouth. From the hoe you can see views of drake's island and all the way to mount edgecombe in cornwall, a very picturesque place. One of the land marks at the hoe is smeatons tower (a lighthouse) situated right in the middle of it where people can walk right up to it, this is very popular with tourists. There is also the tineside pool, an outdoor lido, which has been recently refurbished while is a sun catcher and a lovely way to spend your day. While at the hoe you can see a lot of different people, familys ... Read the complete review
by - written on 23/11/08 (Very useful, 46 readings)
Having lived most of my life in Plymouth, I felt that it was only right and normal, to review and discuss the delights of Plymouth Hoe. So what is Plymouth Hoe? Well, Plymouth Hoe is a massive open public space that covers a large area of the seafront of Plymouth. Closeby is the cliffs of limestone that span along the harbour and sea around Plymouth. The views are just amazing, both on sunny days and not so sunny days, although on sunnier days it is ALOT more busier. Whether it is a walk along the seafront or a visit to Smeaton's Tower, Plymouth Hoe is a landmark and one not to be missed! Plymouth Hoe's main attraction, that it is most ... Read the complete review
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