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Plymouth and Dartmoor Tour

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Select South West Tours Limited

  • Locations

    London, England, United Kingdom

  • Activities

    Car Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    From: £255 GBP per trip
  • Duration

    1 day

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)


  • Starting Location

    Your hotel or accommodation

  • Price Includes

    Your personal tour guide, transport in our luxury Land Rover Discovery

  • Notes

    Private tour for a max of six people


  • Visit the historic Plymouth Barbican, little changed from when the Pilgrim fathers set off on the Mayflower in 1620.
  • Stroll on Plymouth Hoe, hear about the history and admire stunning views of one of the worlds greatest natural harbors.
  • Marvel at the historic Royal William yard, now transformed into a haven for foodies.
  • Climb a lofty Dartmoor Tor for breathtaking views of the glorious Devon Countryside and spot the iconic Dartmoor ponies.
  • See the infamous Dartmoor Prison and here about some of its past inmates.


Trip Info

This car tour is for a maximum of six people in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. You will be collected from your hotel by your local guide and you will journey to Plymouth where you will step on to the world famous Plymouth Hoe with its panoramic views and stunning historical significance. Hear about Drake and the Armada, see Smeaton’s Tower the iconic lighthouse which once stood on the fearsome Eddystone reef 14 miles offshore as well as numerous other tales of this great seafaring city. You then arrive at the Barbican visiting the Mayflower Steps and museum, seeing the Elizabethan House and visiting the place where it is said the Pilgrim fathers had their last meal before setting out for the new world in 1620.

Next, your guide will drive you to the historic Royal William Yard, the stunning collection of grade one listed buildings that used to supply the provisions for the Royal Navy. A short walk visits places of real historic significance, including the spot where a voyage once left which changed the whole understanding of the world. Lunch taken here or en route depending upon your preferences.

Set off for Dartmoor and your driver guide will explain the history of the moor and you will visit one of the famous granite tors, where you can climb up to see fantastic views of the surrounding area. The choice of tour will depend on the guests wishes and abilities, so can range from a stiff climb, to a single step up just a few meters from the car for those who are unable to scale the hills. You will go to Princetown, location of the infamous Dartmoor prison and hear stories of escapes attempts and dastardly deeds and then visit other areas of Dartmoor including ancient Postbridge.

Your adventure awaits!

Select South West Tours Limited

We provide luxury guided day tours around Devon and Cornwall ,UK. Experience the South West of England in style comfort and safety with a local guide. Let us create a personal and memorable visit to the most beautiful region in the country.

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