Places to visit…
THE BEST OF BRITAIN’S OCEAN CITY…RIGHT ON YOUR DOORSTEP!
Plymouth – it’s rightly hailed as Britain’s Ocean City and the New Continental’s fabulous central location makes it easy to explore its many maritime delights.
From dining al fresco on the cobbled streets of the historic Barbican fishing port to enjoying a stroll on the Hoe promenade, close to where Sir Francis Drake famously played bowls before he faced the Spanish Armada, the hotel couldn’t be more conveniently located for Plymouth’s many varied sights, sounds, activities and attractions.
Just a stone’s throw from the city centre, the hotel is the ideal base for a shopping expedition; then, just kick back and relax with a drink and a bite to eat at the many bars and restaurants, offering a wide variety of both local and international fayre.
Alongside the Barbican, both Plymouth’s historic Royal William Yard and the King Point Marina at Millbay’s new Coastal Quarter offer alternative venues for wining and dining, including The Dock Restaurant.
By day, Plymouth has a number or tourist attractions for all the family, including The National Marine Aquarium – the largest in the UK with its amazing collection of marine life.
By night, if you are looking for the best in entertainment, Plymouth’s Theatre Royal offers a diverse programme of drama, dance and big shows, some of which have come from London’s West End.
All year round, the Plymouth Pavilions entertainment complex has a wealth of life music and comedy shows from some of the biggest names in the business – and it is also home to the Plymouth Raiders basketball team. There are also two casinos in the city centre for those who like a flutter.
With 80 car park spaces available, the hotel is also the ideal place for you to explore further afield.
Plymouth is the gateway to Cornwall with its rugged coastline and idyllic fishing ports and villages, as well as being perfectly located for Devon’s key beauty spots, including the stunning expanse of Dartmoor and the costal county’s many tourist beaches.
Find out more about just some of the many places to visit via the links below and If you want more information on planning a great day out, visit the Tourist Information Centre on the Barbican at www.plymouth.gov.uk/touristinformationcentre
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