Popular Lettings in Plymouth
Highlights in Plymouth
- Lovely shopping hub
- Excellent outdoor and indoor activities
- Impressive aquarium
- Fabulous beaches
- Magnificent entertainment
Most popular in Plymouth
Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in Plymouth
The city is mainly divided into three areas where you can find the holiday rental of your dreams to enjoy some time at the beach, stay in touch with nature and escape the daily routine. The oldest part, Barbican, is where you will stay close to the main cultural hub where Victorian architecture is a common feature. Hoe is the popular one and close to the promenade that attracts many visitors all the time. The modern area of the city is plenty of cafes and restaurants and great amenities that you will enjoy in your new holiday rental in Plymouth.Find your rental by the sea
Stylish and comfortable rentals close to the sea. Cosy lounges, accommodation for families and groups of 5 or couples in the most central areas of the city with some views over the ocean. Holiday rentals with all the amenities you need to make your stay a very pleasant one. Need some time by the beach and want to leave your daily routine behind? Plymouth is the place to be!
Holidays in Plymouth
The area and getting around
The port city of Plymouth is well known for the maritime heritage. The big harbours have several marinas and the Plymouth fisheries where to buy fresh fish. When the Pilgrim Fathers set sail for the New World in 1620, they did it from Plymouth, more specifically, from The Mayflower Steps. Besides its history, the city is packed with shops, cafes, restaurants and attractions for its visitors. Visit the popular landmarks, historical sites around the several districts of the city. Wander the Barbican’s quay and visit the aquarium. Gin lovers will enjoy the Plymouth Gin Distillery, a real institution when it comes to gin culture.Visit Britain’s Ocean city
Known as Britain’s Ocean city, it offers many options. For a fun day out with the kids, get on a boat and go for a tour around the Sound or visit the Hoe and climb the iconic Smeaton’s Tower, go to Tinside Lido and enjoy the views in this fabulous amphitheatre. For admiring beautiful animals without going too far, head to Dartmoor Zoological Park and if you want to be in touch with nature and wildlife, the stunning Dartmoor National Park is an excellent option for cycling, hiking and go for a picnic. The Tamar Valley remains unknown for many travellers. An unspoilt place of unique beauty and natural charm.
Travellers and activities
The shopping experience in Plymouth is unique. You can find different shops, boutiques and brand names as well as creative independents. The waterfront is a hub for shopping lovers and you can always find something unique. The pedestrian centre of the city offers the most varied shops that will delight the most demanding client. If your thing is more like buying everything in the same place, Drake Circus is the big shopping mall with all you need under one roof. Royal William Ward is also a thriving shopping hub with food, drink and artists on site. Markets are also the typical option for veggies, fruits and unique items on those with clothes and shoes.Plymouth for show lovers
Night time and entertainment are just at your doorstep. Is there anything better than spending the night chatting and dancing with your friends? Britain’s Ocean City fills up with music and the life scene comes alive. In here you will enjoy the local pubs, bars and clubs, a great theatre and great performances where the music scene represents most of it. Enjoy a comedy gig or a concert! At Barbican and Sutton Harbour, the summer nights will be varied, unique and memorable. Needless to say that the town also hosts great events and festivals around the year.
Did you know that Britain’s porcelain industry began in Plymouth?
Top 5 travel tips in Plymouth
Looking for something to do? Plymouth is a town with plenty of sport and unique leisure activities. Go down the slopes of Plymouth Ski Centre and Snowboard Centre or go diving at the Life Centre. For water or land sports, The Mount Balen centre will offer SUP, snorkelling, kayaking, dinghy sailing, archery or walking amongst others. And fishing lovers can enjoy a trip on a boat and look for a great spot for the catch of the day. If you prefer watching sports, go to a football match, a rugby game or an interesting basketball of the Plymouth Raiders. Give a go to a new.2. Spot the attractions in town
Let the guides and trail markers guide you around town to discover the 37 ancient monuments and discover its past. The marinas offer you great eateries for delicious meals with great views. Around the city there are many exhibitions and events to discover and get more information about culture. And above all, do not miss where the pilgrims set sail from - The Mayflower steps. Lots to see and do. Come now!3. Time to go shopping
Whenever you are having some holidays does not mean you need to slow down your pace. Besides the water sports above mentioned, you can get on the bike and explore the surrounding areas or put on your walking shoes and walk a bit or as much as you can of the South West Coast Path. If you prefer cycling, the routes in the area are made of a great network, from Plymouth to Plym Valley. Get active and enjoy your visit!4. Do not miss the beaches
The town is surrounded by amazing beaches of golden sand but not everybody wants the same from it. Some might look for sun, others for shells, some others for water activities and some others for long strolls. You can visit the closest ones, Bovisands and Wembury. The first one is a sheltered bay with golden sands and a large stretch of sand that is even bigger when the tide is out. Wembury is the one being a great spot for rock pooling, is also ideal for every season.5. Admire the incredible marine creatures
Love the water but you can’t be enjoying outside because of the rain? Go to the aquarium and have a water experience you will never forget. This aquarium is run by The Ocean Conservation Trust and they try to help people from all over to enjoy the ocean. Being at the aquarium will make you feel like travelling across the world, from Plymouth to the Australian Reefs. Enjoy learning and seeing different species such as sharks or stingrays. We have to say that this is always an option for rainy days.