Plymouth is Devon's largest city and is a great base for your south Devon holiday.

The city centre features a fantastic range of shops, restaurants and things to do. It has the largest operational naval base in Western Europe – HMNB Devonport and is also home to Plymouth University.

The city's main theatres are the Theatre Royal, the Drum Theatre and its production and creative learning centre, The TR2. The Plymouth Pavilions has multiple uses for the city staging music concerts, basketball matches and stand-up comedy. There are also three cinemas: Reel Cinema at Derrys Cross, Plymouth Arts Centre at Looe Street and a Vue cinema at the Barbican Leisure Park.

The Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery has 6 galleries and is operated by Plymouth City Council allowing free admission for all. Other attractions include The Royal Citadel, Smeaton's Tower, Plymouth Sound and Breakwater, National Armada memorial (Britannia), Naval War Memorial, The Parade, Barbican and Saltram House.

North of Plymouth is Crownhill Fort, a well restored example of a "Palmerston's Folly". It is owned by the Landmark Trust and is open to the public.

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