The Four Seasons Guest House is situated on The Hoe within one of the prettiest terraces in Plymouth. The Hoe, Barbican and City Centre are only a short stroll away.The Hoe
Perhaps best known as the place where Sir Francis Drake was playing a game of bowls when England was about to be invaded by The Spanish Armanda.
Superb views across the natural harbour that is Plymouth Sound to Fort Bovisand in the East, and West across to Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, and the Rame Peninsula with Drake's Island guarding the entrance to the Tamar. All dominated by the Royal Citadel.The Barbican
The town's historic heart is the old Elizabethan quarter of Plymouth with numerous shops, restaurants and wine bars. Explore the cobbled streets and discover the:
Fancy a pleasure boat trip? Take a cruise into Plymouth Sound and up the River Tamar past the Devonport Royal Dockyards, with its frigates and nuclear submarines. Under Isambard Kingdom Brunel's Saltash Bridge and, tides permitting, up along the upper reaches of the River.
- Antique markets.
- Elizabethan Gardens and Elizabethan House.
- National Marine Aquarium. It is the largest in Britain and has the deepest tank in Europe.
- 16th century Merchants House Museum.
- Plymouth Gin Distillery. England's Oldest Working Distillery.
- Mayflower Steps. The Pilgrim Fathers sailed from Plymouth on 6th September 1620 to found New England. The steps mark the spot of this illustrious voyage’s departure.
The City Centre
Plymouth is a busy, vibrant, modern city located by a beautiful seafront with a rich maritime history. Plymouth Pavilions and Theatre Royal boast regular shows of excellent calibre and many shows have premiered here before going onto the West End. Visit Drake Circus for all your shopping requirements.
The city is an ideal base from which to visit Cornwall, with the world famous Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan just one hour’s drive away. Dartmoor, a beautiful, wild and rugged National Park is right on our door step. The National Trust is well represented locally and Saltram House, Cotehele and Buckland Abbey are all within easy reach.
Plymouth truly has something for everyone – and you will find a warm welcome at the Four Seasons.