Discover the story of a family who became caught up in the extraordinary events of the English Civil War. Their history is bound up in this beautiful house, which is still the home of the Carew Pole family today. A house of silver grey stone, Antony is a beguiling mixture of the formal and informal.
No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth to Buckland Abbey. However, there are services departing from Plymouth, University and arriving at Milton Coombe, Barton House via Yelverton Roundabout. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.
Plymouth's Central Park is a large centralised park situated to the north of Plymouth city centre in south west Devon, England, stretching north from the railway station to Pounds House, Peverell and west from Ford Park Cemetery to the A386 (Outland Road and Alma Road).
Charles Church is the second most ancient parish church in Plymouth, Devon in England. The senior church is St Andrew's Church, the mother church of Plymouth. The church was an important centre of spiritual life for the city for 300 years; boasted a number of important clergy; and was the mother of many existing churches.
Devonport has its own shopping street, a railway station, a swimming pool, and a park and a sports ground, The Brickfields. Since 2003, it has been the home of Plymouth Albion, the city's Rugby Union club located near Plymouth City College. UTC Plymouth is a university technical college (UTC) which opened in September 2013 near Devonport Park.
Drake's Island is a 6.5-acre (2.6-hectare) island lying in Plymouth Sound, the stretch of water south of the city of Plymouth, Devon, England. The rocks which make up the island are volcanic tuff and lava, together with marine limestone of the mid-Devonian period.
Freedom Fields is one of Plymouth's most historic parks. It's close to the Greenbank and Lipson areas of the city, and is around a 15 minute walk from the city centre. Restored in 2000, Freedom Fields has a Green Flag Award and some of the best panoramic views in Plymouth, looking out across Plymouth Sound and beyond.
The Mayflower Museum, set over three floors explores the story of the voyage of the Pilgrims and their journey aboard the Mayflower to the New World. Your journey of discovery begins by stepping onto the balcony on the top floor to enjoy a fantastic panoramic view of todays' busy Barbican.
Here at Plymouth Methodist Central Hall, we aim to discover together what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. Everything we do is focused on helping the oldest and the youngest, the newest and the most mature of believers to grow in their faith and discover the gifts and calling that God has for their lives.
The National Marine Aquarium is a marine aquarium built on reclaimed land in the city of Plymouth, England, in Sutton Harbour, next to the Barbican and fishmarket. It was opened in May 1998, with charitable aims of research, education and conservation. It is the largest aquarium in the United Kingdom.
Peninsula Arts is the wide-ranging public arts programme of the University of Plymouth and plays a pivotal role in building culture and art in the city and South West region, supporting established, new and emerging artists from around the world. The programme includes exhibitions, dance, films, music, performance and talks.
The Plymouth Gin Distillery in The Barbican, Plymouth, England has been in operation since 1793 and used to be a significant manufacturer of gin in the UK. Also known as the Black Friars Distillery, it is the only gin distillery in the city. The original building opens on to what is now Southside Street.
Plymouth Hoe, referred to locally as the Hoe, is a large south facing open public space in the English coastal city of Plymouth. The Hoe is adjacent to and above the low limestone cliffs that form the seafront and it commands views of Plymouth Sound, Drake's Island, and across the Hamoaze to Mount Edgcumbe in Cornwall.
The Royal Citadel in Plymouth, Devon, England, was built in the late 1660s to the design of Sir Bernard de Gomme. It is at the eastern end of Plymouth Hoe overlooking Plymouth Sound, and encompasses the site of the earlier fort that had been built in the time of Sir Francis Drake.
The Royal William Victualling Yard in Stonehouse, a suburb of Plymouth, England, was the major victualling depot of the Royal Navy and an important adjunct of Devonport Dockyard. It was designed by the architect Sir John Rennie and was named after King William IV.
Smeaton's Tower is a memorial to celebrated civil engineer John Smeaton, designer of the third and most notable Eddystone Lighthouse. A major step forward in lighthouse design, Smeaton's structure was in use from 1759 to 1877, until erosion of the ledge it was built upon forced new construction.
Where exactly is the Tamar Valley AONB? It is located on the border of Cornwall and Devon, and includes the valleys of the Tamar, Tavy and Lynher. The larger section, around the rivers Tamar and Tavy, extends north from the broad estuary at Plymouth to the intricate, deeply incised river meanders just below Launceston and Tavistock.
The Box, Plymouth The Box is a major scheme in the heart of Plymouth, a symbol for Plymouth’s current regeneration and a museum for the future. The Box (previously referred to as the Plymouth History Centre) will open as the flagship building for the Mayflower 400 commemorations in spring 2020.
Welcome to The Garden House. Come and explore one of the finest gardens in Britain. If you're looking for an inspiring day out on Dartmoor you will love The Garden House. Stroll around the colourful gardens and enjoy finding new views at every turn. Children love the garden trail and exploring secret pathways.
Plymouth Hoe is easily reached from the city, just minutes walk from the civic centre and a 30 minute stroll from the railway station. The views over Plymouth Sound are spectacular, and the park features the famous Drake statue, Smeaton's Tower, the Hoe Memorial and lovely areas of green space.
Wembury Marine Centre is the ideal place to learn about the surrounding area and its wildlife through interactive displays, tanks, regular Rockpool Safaris and other marine themed events. The Centre also explains the part you can play in keeping Wembury special.