United Kingdom may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Culture, Cobblestones and Clotted Cream

By Whimsical Tours
Price was undefined, price is now £167
Free cancellation available
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup

Check Availability

December 2020
















About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Ferry Transport

  • What's included

    Snacks - A cold drink and yummy sweet or savoury treat!

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - Plymouth Boat Trips

  • What's excluded

    Alcoholic Drinks - All food and drink is purchased as required by the individual guest

  • What's excluded

    Tips and Service charge

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Stroller accessible

  • Service animals allowed

  • Near public transport

  • This experience is outdoor and will comply with the governments advice regarding social distancing measures

  • This experience is solely for you as an individual or couple from the same family or travelling companions

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • 1: Smeaton's Tower - currently closed, W Hoe Rd, Plymouth PL1 2NZ, UK
    2: Royal William Yard, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3RN, UK

  • Departure time: 10:30 AM

What you can expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hoe Park, 4 Osborne Place Lockyer Street, Plymouth PL1 2PU England

We'll explore the statues, monuments and people who are commemorated here: Sir Francis Drake, Sir Conan Doyle, The Beatles & Lady Astor to name but a few.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Barbican, Plymouth England

We'll wander through the cobblestoned streets hearing stories of merchants, pirates and gin and perhaps partake in a Devon Cream Tea, a tasty tipple of local gin or try a famous pasty!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Plymouth Boat Trips, 2/4 Commercial Wharf, Madeira Rd, Plymouth PL1 2NX, UK

Set sail on the ferry towards (or from) the Royal William Yard and see the city from a new perspective. This 20 minute boat ride takes you past Tinside Pool, The Wedding Cake, Drakes Island and Firestone Bay before reaching the Grade 1 listed buildings of the Royal William Yard. We will also take the ferry to Mount Edgecombe … either before, or after visiting the Royal William Yard.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RP England

Wander through this regenerated spectacle ~ a jewel in Plymouth's crown ~ hearing tales of it's rise to fame. Indulge in a culinary treat at the local Column Bakery or the Hutong or perhaps enjoy a glass of wine in the delightful local wine bar Le Vingnoble.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park, Mount Edgcumbe House, Torpoint PL10 1HZ England

Having taken the ferry to Mount Edgecombe guests will have the opportunity to walk through the gardens of this country estate and (if wanted) visit the house itself. Alternatively, there will be an opportunity to stop for refreshments at the Orangery or the Stables for a freshly made Clotted Cream Tea or other gastronomical delights as required.

Duration: 1 hour


Open map

Activity Location

  • Plymouth England

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • 1: Royal William Yard, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3RN, UK 2: Smeaton's Tower, W Hoe Rd, Plymouth PL1 2NZ, UK Traveler pickup is offered I can meet guests at the entrance to the Royal William Yard or at Smeaton's Tower on Plymouth Hoe, depending where you are staying - the tour can start or finish from either point. Get in touch to arrange a meeting place or pick up from your accommodation.
  • Plymouth England
  • Best Deals on Things to Do

    Experience the wonders of the world up close with great deals on things to do near and far. Expedia offers one-of-a-kind activities that allow you to explore Plymouth your way. Whether you love nature, culture, food or a bit of adventure, we have the perfect activity for you.

    Top Experiences in Plymouth

    With so many things to do in Plymouth, planning the perfect day out may seem like a daunting task. Expedia is here to take the hassle out of finding the best attractions, tours and activities in Plymouth. Families, couples and business travellers can all find the perfect activity in Plymouth to create life-long memories with the help of Expedia.

    Stay in the know with the Expedia app

    Get real-time notifications, view your trip details and access mobile-only deals.

    Text yourself a download link

    By providing your number, you agree to receive a one-time automated text message with a link to get the app. Standard text message rates may apply.
    Scan the QR code

    Scan the QR code