Francis Drake supposedly spied the Spanish fleet from this grassy headland overlooking Plymouth Sound (the city's wide bay); the bowling...
Taking a dip at this Jazz Age, open-air swim-spot is an unforgettable experience. Its 1935, art-deco design sees cream curves and light-...
Expect grandstand water views and a tempting range of Plymouth Gin cocktails (from gimlets and martinis to Singapore Slings) at Gary...
Rhodes @ the Dome
TV chef Gary Rhodes' new eatery boasts a prime site in the middle of the Hoe overlooking Plymouth's vast bay. Dishes are complex, classy...
The Hoe · interesting places nearby
Smeaton's Tower information
The red-and-white stripes of Smeaton's Tower rise from the middle of the Plymouth Hoe headland. The whole 70ft structure used to stand on the Eddystone Reef, 14 miles offshore, and was transferred here, brick by brick, in the 1880s. For an insight into past lighthouse keepers' lives, head up 93 stone steps and through the circular rooms to emerge onto an open-air platform with stunning views of the city, Dartmoor and the sea.