The Mayflower Steps mark the final UK departure point of the Pilgrim Fathers – the band of settlers who founded New England's first...
Plymouth Boat Trips
The pick of this firm's trips is the 30-minute blast-across-the-bay to the quaint, pub-packed Cornish fishing villages of Kingsand and...
This gloriously unreconstructed Barbican boozer is all scuffed tables, padded bench seats and an authentic, no-nonsense atmosphere....
A long-established eatery with fish so fresh it's just stopped flapping. Treats include the scallops sautéed in garlic butter and the...
In the historic Barbican district, part-cobbled streets are lined with Tudor and Jacobean buildings, galleries, restaurants and funky bars. The Pilgrim Fathers' Mayflower set sail to found America from here in 1620. The Mayflower Steps mark the approximate embarcation point; track down the passenger list on the side of Island House nearby. Other famous departures are also commemorated at the steps, including Captain James Cook's 1768 voyage of discovery, and the first emigrant ships to Australia and New Zealand.