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Smeaton's Tower

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Address: The Lodge The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2PA, England
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Plymouth and Dartmoor One Day Private Highlights Tour from Devon
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Visited the lighthouse on a recent trip to Plymouth. The lighthouse is open daily throughout the summer holidays and at £3 for an adult was well worth the money. There are 93... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Visited the lighthouse on a recent trip to Plymouth. The lighthouse is open daily throughout the summer holidays and at £3 for an adult was well worth the money. There are 93 steps to the top of the lighthouse, both concrete tower steps and steep wooden steps which do have good handrails. The climb was not suitable for everyone in... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A lovely area to walk and sit, even if you choose not to go up Smeaton's Tower. I could have spent all day there but we were only en route to Cornwall.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I spent a couple of hours going up and down the ladders with lots of children (the ladders are steep and can be tricky with little ones). The history, photographs, furniture and information boards on each floor are really useful at showing what life life was like in a lighthouse. If you can manage the initial spiral staircase and then... More 

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Many thanks for such positive feedback about Smeaton's Tower! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went to Smeaton's Tower with my 7 year old granddaughter and we both thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Brilliant views of all of Plymouth from the historic lighthouse. Loads of information about the history of the lighthouse and the near vertical climbs up the ladders were very exciting. Well worth the entrance fee which was very reasonable.

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Many thanks for such positive feedback about Smeaton's Tower! We're glad that you and your granddaughter enjoyed your visit. Best wishes. More 

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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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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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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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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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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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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