Plymouth Guest Houses

Plymouth is the biggest city in Devon and is home to one of the largest and most beautiful natural harbours in the world and has played host to some of the world's greatest adventurers. Plymouth Guest Houses offer beautiful locations often overlooking the harbour and ocean. They range from homely family accommodation, chic boutique and upmarket environments to country house sanctuaries.

The city's past and present is intimately connected to the sea and these famous shores have seen the departure of some of history's greatest leaders as they have set sail in the Mayflower, to the founding of the New World, Sir Francis Drake's defeat of the Spanish Armada and Captain Cook's search round unmapped territory.

The Barbican is an old harbour area, a historic site and it is from here that Captain Cook's adventures started and thousands of convicts shipped off to Australia. The Pilgrim Fathers spent their last night here in 1620 in Island house before setting sail on their North American quest, the Mayflower steps now commemorate this historic event. It is perhaps the finest place to begin explorations of the city as most of the highlights of the city are within a short distance.

The area offers a unique collection of architectural styles some of which can be seen in the design of the Elizabethan House a former Sea Captain's dwelling, the Dolphin Pub and a variety of cafes, restaurants and bars. Just across the way from the Barbican at Coxside is one of Plymouth's premier attractions, the National Marine Aquarium the most spectacular of its kind in Britain.

The town offers visitors plenty to see and do, take a cruise into Plymouth Sound and up the River Tamar past Devonport royal Dockyards home to frigates and nuclear submarines. The city Center offers the Royal Theatre presenting all from Shakespeare to Pantomime, the Pavillions presents Pop concerts and exhibitions, the City Museum and Art Gallery hosts hours of amusement and education. Shopping is found through familiar High Street Chains to family businesses.

People return again and again to this city as one visit will never offer enough time to discover all of its hidden secrets, many return to familiar Plymouth guest houses as the owners take great pride in their establishments and make it their business to become well acquainted with their guests. Regardless for the reason of the visit the Guest houses provide accommodations to suit all and are found in a variety of architectural cloaks from unique and romantic heritage buildings, to grand country houses found flanking the town to hidden boutique establishments.

Typical of the Plymouth Guest houses is a full English breakfast and Continental served in traditional dining rooms. This is a hearty and traditional meal home cooked food from fresh seasonal produce. Sitting rooms and lounges host honesty bars and areas of relaxation, business guests may arrange for small receptions and business gatherings.

Plymouth Guest Houses are plentiful and offer a cost effective but pleasant way to stay in this historic city.