The wide paved Mountbatten Breakwater with tower at the end is a favourite spot for fishing. It is also a great place to enjoy views of Plymouth Sound including the Royal Citadel and Smeaton’s Tower.
Quiet and calm are the words to describe the Mount Batten Beach in Plymouth. Given its secluded location, this isn’t the beach of choice for travellers and visitors. Even during peak seasons, the place is relatively quiet, frequented only by the locals and those in the know, and thankfully, not too many of them.
Overlooking Heybrook Bay to the left and Westlake Bay to the right, Renney Point is a hidden and secluded spot that yields breath-taking views over both bays as far as Plymouth Harbour. While there is no dedicated car park, there is ample parking space in front of the houses that line Heybrook Drive.
You may have missed this Victorian colonnade, an open front terraced summer house tucked away on the edge of the Plymouth Hoe (public park). Also known as the Belvedere Wedding Cake, it is a nice place to sit down and enjoy the view when you are not in a hurry.
Some of the best preserved 16th century houses can be found on New Street in the Barbican, Plymouth. Thanks to the long term conservation project after World War II, these historical buildings were restored and preserved.