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The Barbican

Plymouth, England
+44 1752 255974
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“mayflower steps” (134 reviews)
“cobbled streets” (84 reviews)
“antique shops” (31 reviews)
Plymouth, England
+44 1752 255974
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is great. A mix of old and modern. There is plenty to see and do. Just wonder up and down and soak up the atmosphere. Plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from.

Thank busbylewis
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have been to the Barbican twice I’m visiting my son at University Limited shops but plenty of bars and restaurants to offer a choice of meals, plenty of coffee shops and ice cream stalls. Aquarium is nearby for visits and in the summer for trips...More

Thank jangovey1
Reviewed 6 days ago

No trip to Plymouth would be complete without a visit to,the Barbican where the Pilgrim Fathers left from in 1620 also the home of the Plymouth Gin distillery going to be well worth visiting in 2020to celebrate the Mayflower 400 celebrations

Thank albellamy2004
Reviewed 1 week ago

An atmospheric place to go in the winter,but is transformed in the summer.It’s full of restaurants,cafes,shops plus an aquarium. There’s lots to see and do,from boat trips to crafting. It is one of the oldest parts of Plymouth.There are The Mayflower steps situated on the...More

Thank Suz33w00zie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wandering down narrow streets full of artisan shops and galleries, this area of Plymouth has everything a visitor needs. From the Plymouth Gin Factory to fudge shops, fish and chips or the aquarium, a lovely few hours can be whiled away

Thank Iona B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Has many places to both eat and drink. Very lively at night. It appears to have been taken over more by the students community.

Thank WorldTLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The barbican is one of the nicer areas to visit in Plymouth, along with the hooe. Lots of cute shops and cafes/bars/restaurants. Beautiful views and history, especially the Mayflower steps. A must see part of the city

Thank EdithJ71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good and friendly place for a meal and a drink nice atmosphere and it has a pool table also.nice views of the Barbican.

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stroll down old streets, eat delicious fish and chips and sip on some wonderful Gin, lots to see a do here!

Thank Gretchen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Barbican is not only steeped in history, you are surrounded by it everywhere you go. It also has very individual, beautiful, unusual shops,a must for every shopper. There are also many bars and restaurants, something to suit everyone’s taste. You can have a brilliant...More

1  Thank mandytraveller2017
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20 August 2015|
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Response from 777hettiew |
Planning is really bad and the small number of good shops and value quality restaurants is disappointing but all in all people do have a good time down here and serendipity can produce some amazingly upbeat and fun days and... More