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Smeaton's Tower

The Lodge The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
+44 1752 600608
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The Lodge The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place - you can see from a long way away and a real landmark. I love seeing it on the Plymouth signs. We didn't go up this time. Care if you do, very steep especially for young or elderly. Very beautiful.

Thank MattyA32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are going to visit anything in Plymouth then make a visit to Smeaton's Tower it! What is it? Smeaton's Tower is one of the old Eddystone lighthouses (it was in service between 1759 & 1882), was replaced in 1882 and the plan was...More

Thank Philip_Marsh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They seem to be trying to make something of the various "rooms" you go through when going up Smeaton's Tower, but frankly I don't think many people will be distracted from the climb to the top. I'm not good with heights and I did find...More

Thank BlackWalnut1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going to Lighthouses. There are some fantastic views from the top of Smeaton's Tower. (Was also a Bride and Groom having some wedding photos taken up there when I was there). Great location.

Thank nermal12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is well worth the visit if only to sample the fantastic views from the top. A nice cheap attraction even though it doesn't last long but I got some great photos from up the top.

Thank chrislawrence1968
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Nice to climb if visiting Plymouth hoe. Good value for money and interesting. There are great 360 views from the top of the city, moors, Plymouth sound & Cornwall.

Thank DJRDevon
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This lighthouse was originally located about 14 miles out to sea, but when it was replaced with a more modern building, this one was taken down brick by brick and relocated on the hoe. Now it offers great views along the coastline, over the town...More

Thank Blackth0rn
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is actually only half of the lighthouse. The other half is still out on the Edistone Rock it guarded! The rock was breaking up around it so a new one had to be built. On a clear day you can see the bottom half...More

Thank maggy8251
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Smeaton's Tower is a very impressive lighthouse and we enjoyed our climb to the top for gorgeous views overlooking Plymouth Sound.

1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Upon moving to Plymouth smeatons tower became a regular site. A site I didn't realise you could actually go in and have a look around. smeatons tower gives you great views of the Plymouth sound and the history on display as you walk around is...More

Thank Psmithy1990
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