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Visiting the Historic Plymouth Barbican

The Plymouth Barbican is Home to Britain's Maritime Heritage:The Barbican, Plymouth's harbour area was an old trading port and is home to Britain's maritime heritage. It was from Plymouth that many of the early pioneering voyages set sail. Sir Francis Drake, Sir John Hawkins, Sir Walter … [Read More...]

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Devonport Naval Base

A Plymouth Cruise Around Its Historic Harbour

Appreciate Some of Britain's Maritime History on a Plymouth Cruise:Plymouth Harbour is an important part of Britain's maritime history and on any visit to Plymouth, one of the things to do is to go on a Plymouth cruise of this historical harbour.Once an old trading port, Plymouth Harbour … [Read More...]

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Eating and Drinking

Black Friars Distillery - Plymouth

Plymouth Gin – Once a Preferred Drink of the Royal Navy

For Nearly Two Centuries, No Navy Ship Left Port Without Plymouth Gin:Black Friars Distillery is one of the oldest buildings in Plymouth and one of the city's heritage buildings. Its Refectory Room - a medieval hall with a hull-shaped timber roof was built in 1431.  Since 1793, Black Friars … [Read More...]

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Getting around

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Train Travel from London to Cornwall

Getting from London to Cornwall by Train is Easy:Travelling by train from London to Cornwall or Cornwall to London is easy. First Great Western Railway covers the West Country and their main London centre is Paddington Station.On a recent trip to Devon and Cornwall, we travelled from … [Read More...]

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Treliska Guest House – St. Ives

A Review of Treliska Guest House in St. Ives:St. Ives offers a good range of hotels, guest houses and B&Bs and for our stay in this town we wanted a place that was in the town centre.  Treliska's website was one of the few that caught my … [Read More...]

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