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Smeaton's Tower

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Address: The Lodge The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 600608
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Many years ago this

was a place where we spent many happy hours sitting beside this place. Today due to a replacement knee I could not venture up but do not despair if you are similar,the views from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 August 2016
RoyL65
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Hayle, United Kingdom
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Hayle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

was a place where we spent many happy hours sitting beside this place. Today due to a replacement knee I could not venture up but do not despair if you are similar,the views from the base are splendid....go see for yourself.

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I went up the tower with two small kids. It isn't expensive and the view is good. Watch the kids going up and down though the ladders are tricky. Good little 30 minute thing to do.

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive feedback about Smeaton's Tower! Best wishes. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were on our way from Falmouth back to Corsham and I just ha d to stop. You see I was was born in Plymouth Mass. U.S.A. . The day we stopped there was a carnival on site, With all the monuments, and the views it cant be beat!

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Many thanks for such a positive review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Plymouth, Devon! Best wishes. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing lighthouse and so glad we got to go in it. There are lots of steps to climb to get to the top (93 in fact) and well worth it when you get to the top to see around. This is not for visitors who find climbing steps difficult as there are some steep ladders to climb. My 6 and... More 

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive review of Seaton's Tower. We're glad to hear that you and your children enjoyed your visit. Best wishes. More 

Maesteg, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

A landmark on top of Plymouth hoe. You can climb to the top of the tower to look out over the sea and surrounding area.

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive review of Seaton's Tower. Best wishes. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Great lighthouse rebuild brick by brick having been relocated from sea. Only 90 steps with 3 steep ladders and you are at the top in no time. Great views really worth the visit from an example how they lived and worked, with the city and seas spread before your eyes.

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower lighthouse. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

As we were wandering about, thought we'd go in and have a look at The tower -£6 for the three of us. Interesting facts as you go up so more than just a walk to the top. Great views from the top and very windy. Bit chaotic as there's narrow stairs and no organisation but people figured it out

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower lighthouse. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Went to the hoe and went to the lighthouse and well worth seeing but cost to go up isn't worth it but anyway great sight to see

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review of Smeaton's Tower lighthouse. We're sorry to hear you didn't approve of the admission fee which we feel is very reasonable but hope you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is probably the best place to see the whole of Plymouth, the views are beautiful, both out to sea and over the city too. It is also a very interesting setting for its history and function

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower lighthouse and the great views that visitors can enjoy. Best wishes. More 

Plymouth, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Smeaton's Tower is a great place to arrange to meet people when you are in Plymouth, everyone knows it and it is a famous landmark which overlooks the stunning Plymouth Sound and Plymouth Breakwater, one of the best views in the South West. Bring a picnic up here on a sunny day and watch the world go by. Lots of... More 

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Joanne C, Public Relations Manager at Smeaton's Tower, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your positive review of Smeaton's Tower lighthouse and the Hoe. Best wishes. More 

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