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Recommendations around Plymouth?

Recommendations around Plymouth?

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Taita

Original Poster:

5,916 posts

127 months

Tuesday 24th October
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Hi PH!

I've never been in this corner of the forum before so go easy smile

I'm down in Plymouth for the next 3 weeks with work so have some evenings and weekends to fill. I've got a car am happy to drive about to see / do stuff worth doing.

Are there any 'must do' bits around here? I'm off to the Barbican area on Saturday for a pint and am open to suggestions!


TDIfurby

1,997 posts

99 months

Thursday 26th October
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Well, I should imagine a nice drive on Dartmoor? Although the 40mph limit over the whole thing can take the edge off a fun drive.

South Hams probably similar amounts of driving potential but at least a lot at NSL.

Non driving things I am not sure about, but if you're in the centre, you might be well satisfied with the large number of drinking establishments there.

Taita

Original Poster:

5,916 posts

127 months

Thursday 26th October
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TDIfurby said:
Well, I should imagine a nice drive on Dartmoor? Although the 40mph limit over the whole thing can take the edge off a fun drive.

South Hams probably similar amounts of driving potential but at least a lot at NSL.

Non driving things I am not sure about, but if you're in the centre, you might be well satisfied with the large number of drinking establishments there.
Worth an early morning trip to beat the traffic or are there average speed cams around?

selym

5,022 posts

95 months

Thursday 26th October
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From what I understand, the Royal William Yard has a few nice places to eat and drink. Go for a drive out on the Moors, via Princeton, round Burrator and the Tors...don't push it too hard because if you come off the road you might not get back on.
Also, get out on the roads around Looe, Antony, via the Torpoint ferry, just go for a drive round East Cornwall. Go far enough and you can go via Callington up to Tavistock. The only limit is petrol.

56Lotus

155 posts

78 months

Thursday 26th October
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Hi there

Wouldn't bother with Dartmoor, speed limit, animals, slow tourists, narrow roads and granite walls etc mean it's not a place for an interesting drive unless you're looking at scenery. If you have the time and can be bothered then going up north of Okehampton is the place to go. Good, empty roads are fantastic for an early morning "spirited" drive.

Jon

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