Regional Tours

Countryside

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Tours of Dartmoor, including its famous Napoleonic prison, 'Hound of the Baskervilles' land and Buckfast Abbey - its monks famous for their honey, tonic wine and stained glass.


Maritime Britain

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Tours from maritime Plymouth (largest warship dockyard in western Europe) to Dartmouth (Britannia Royal Naval College); a quaint, lovely higgedly piggedly town on River Dart.
 

Special Interest Tours

Industrial Heritage

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Tours of Plymouth Gin Distillery where Plymouth Gin has been made since 1793. Also available are coach tours of Industrial Archaeology on Dartmoor and in Cornwall.

 

Literature

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Agatha Christie mile - many of the places that were inspirational in the life and works of Agatha Christie: Torre Abbey, Princess Pier and the Pavilion.

 

Gardens

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Tim Burton's film' Alice in Wonderland' was filmed in Cornwall at Antony House. Enjoy the scenery and the backdrop to the film whilst staying in Plymouth or Cornwall.

City Tours of Plymouth

Plymouth Coach Tour

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The Plymouth coach tour encompasses historic sites such as:

The coffee stop overlooks Brunel's 1859 Royal Albert Bridge (view as shown above). The area incorporates where the American servicemen prepared and left for the D-Day landings.

 

Architecture
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Plymouth fortifications: To include the Royal Citadel (excellent example of 17th century star shaped fortress), Mountbatton and Royal William Yard (some of finest 19th century architecture in Europe).

 

Military

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Armed forces and military buildings in Plymouth: To include the Royal Citadel (excellent example of 17th century star shaped fortress), Mountbatton and Royal William Yard (some of finest 19th century architecture in Europe).

 

Walking Tours

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Walking tours in and around the historic Barbican area of Plymouth, including passing the Mayflower steps (Pilgrim Fathers 1620) and Elizabethan merchant houses and gardens.

Janice also does walking tours for couples as wedding anniversary, Valentine's Day, Christmas and Birthday presents.
 

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Welcome to Plymouth Tour Guide

Janice Bailey is an experienced tour guide, and specialises in city tours of Plymouth.

Her main Plymouth City Tour takes 1.5 hours (including a half an hour coffee break in Plymouth below the two famous bridges over the Tamar overlooking Saltash). The tour also includes the historic Barbican area (Elizabethan), the Hoe (where Francis Drake played his bowls), and the Dockyard. Janice does a very light entertaining commentary and charges very competitive rates.

Janice's other professional blue-badge work covers tours of other fascinating parts of the Westcountry, including Dartmouth, Dartmoor and Greenway - Agatha Christie's holiday home on the River Dart and Port Issac (Doc Martin's haunts). Call Janice now on 07961 902245 or email her on janice@plymouth-tour-guide.co.uk to find out more.

Janice Bailey

Plymouth Tour Guide