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Copthorne Hotel Plymouth
Copthorne Hotel Plymouth

Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 1AR

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (640 reviews)

This family-friendly Plymouth hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of University of Plymouth, City …

£46
The Imperial Plymouth
The Imperial Plymouth

Lockyer Street, Plymouth PL1 2QD

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (293 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is within a 5-minute walk of Bowling Green, Plymouth Naval Memorial, and Drake Statu …

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Barbican Reach Guest House
Barbican Reach Guest House

225 Citadel Road East, Plymouth PL1 2NG

3.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (185 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this bed & breakfast is steps from Elizabethan House, Island House, and Plymouth Gin …

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Travelodge Plymouth
Travelodge Plymouth

Derrys Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW

2.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

£46
Edgcumbe Guest House
Edgcumbe Guest House

50 Pier Street, Plymouth PL1 3BT

3.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (53 reviews)

Located in the heart of Plymouth, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Drake Statue, Bowling Green, and Smeaton's …

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Old Pier Guest House
Old Pier Guest House

20 Radford Road, Plymouth PL1 3BY

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (119 reviews)

Situated in Plymouth, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Drake Statue, Plymouth Pavilions, and Bowling Green. …

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PureServiced
PureServiced

58 Durnford Street, Plymouth PL1 3QN

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Plymouth, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of Mount Edgcumbe House and Plymouth Pavilions. Devonport …

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Friary Manor
Friary Manor

Maker, Torpoint PL10 1JB

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (49 reviews)

Located in South Cornish Coast, this inn is within 2 mi (3 km) of Somerville Gallery, Mount Edgcumbe House, and Mount Edgcumb …

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The Crooked Inn - Inn
The Crooked Inn - Inn

Stoketon Cross, Saltash PL12 4RZ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (145 reviews)

Located in South Cornish Coast, this inn is within 3 mi (5 km) of Stax Reclamation, Saltash Wesley Methodist Church, and …

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Whitsand Bay Hotel
Whitsand Bay Hotel

Portwrinkle, Torpoint PL11 3BU

3.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (56 reviews)

Located in Portwrinkle, this golf hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Whitsand Bay Hotel Country Club and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from …

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Pocket Guide: Plymouth Charles Church Hotels

One of the many delights of having a holiday in Devon is that you get to see some really great towns and cities, packed with cultural and historic treasures. The rugged coastline is never very far away either, and the countryside holds many natural attractions of its own. In a great city like Plymouth you'd expect to find a lot of heritage, and Charles Church is a particularly impressive one. Based at a hotel in Plymouth, or a B&B or guesthouse anywhere in this part of Devon, you should pay this fine old church a visit.

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Charles Church was founded in the early 17th Century and is Plymouth's second oldest parish church after St. Andrew's, the mother church of the city. It has been an important part of the devotional life of the area for three centuries now and is still an important part of the town. It has in its own turn become the 'mother church' of many other Devon churches down the years, and since its founding has played an active part in the spiritual life of the community. Unfortunately, like Coventry Cathedral farther north, Charles Church was demolished by incendiary bombs in 1941 and as a result the actual services that used to be held here now take place in nearby St. Matthias.

Devon Hotels and Guesthouses for Charles Church

Charles Church is still one of Plymouth's most important landmarks and its shell has been preserved as a tribute not only to the old church itself but to the defiant spirit of the Plymouth people during the dark years of World War Two. The decision was made not to rebuild it after the war also partly because the population by then was no longer concentrated in the centre of Plymouth but in the suburbs. As over 1,000 civilians had died in the air raids it became instead a permanent memorial to them, and in 1958 it was dedicated as such. It's a most moving building to see today and on any trip into Plymouth from a Devon hotel or B&B you could easily pop along to pay your respects.

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