Plymouth Hoe

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Description:Plymouth Hoe is a pleasant place to visit for sea front walks and sightseeing with fine views across Plymouth Sound. For bathers, Tinside Lido is open in the summer. Either side of the lido, the foreshore has small areas of pebble beach and concrete/rock sunbathing areas

Safety:Signs warn not to use the beach during storms. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:The foreshore is reached via sloping paths and steps, not suitable for wheel chairs. There is disabled access to Tinside Lido

Dogs:Dogs allowed all year on the foreshore

Directions:There are various routes through Plymouth to Plymouth Hoe. From the direction of Plymouth station, drive up to the North Cross roundabout and take the far right turning to drive down Western Approach. At the bottom of Western Approach, go across the cross roads (signposted to The Hoe), then turn right onto Millbay road. At the next roundabout take the first left onto Citadel Road and continue on Citadel Road until it becomes Hoe Road and follow Hoe Road to park by the Hoe. Alternatively to park at Plymouth Barbican, turn left on Hoe Road to park at Plymouth Barbican

Parking:Plenty of road parking on Hoe Road by the sea front, but note this is expensive and limited to 3 hours. There are also 2 car parks by Plymouth Barbican


Facilities:Cafés, changing facilities

Activities:Swimming in Tinside Lido

Nearby Beaches:Batten Bay (5 miles), Jennycliff (5 miles), Bovisand (6 miles), Wembury (7 miles), Whitsand Bay in Cornwall (22 miles)









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