Welcome to Britain’s Ocean City
Visit Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth, during 2019 and be taken aback at what this great city can provide. Of course, The Grosvenor Hotel is right in the heart of the City, The Hoe and the Barbican so we look forward to welcoming you to our award-winning hotel that offers the very best in hotel, bed and breakfast accommodation in Plymouth.
Did you know?
Did you know that Plymouth boasts the oldest working commercial bakery in the world? Jacka’s of Southside Street on the Barbican were baking at the time of the Armada (1588) and baked biscuits for the voyage of the Pilgrim Fathers in 1620?
Did you know that Plymouth’s Roman Catholic Cathedral was designed by Joseph Hansom who also designed the world’s first taxi – as in a ‘Hansom Cab’? He also designed the Catholic Cathedral in Arundel Sussex and St Walburge’s Church in Preston which has the tallest parish church spire in England.
Out and about in Plymouth
Of course, that’s not all. Visit Plymouth, https://www.visitplymouth.co.uk have pulled together over 100 things to do in and around the city, from family days out to delectable dining experiences, unique ways to get active and the best places to explore the great outdoors, plus loads more.
For ease of use they have categorised them into the following, so whether you want to participate in the Pirates Weekend, see The Armed Forces Day, marvel at the British Fireworks Championship, experience the Ocean City Blues and Jazz Festival or simply take a walk along the magnificent Plymouth Hoe then we have it all for you. Check out these categories and visit the site for a very comprehensive list of exciting events and venues.
- Art and culture
- Music and festivals
- Food and drink
- History and heritage
- Something special
For all the details please follow this link: https://www.visitplymouth.co.uk/be-inspired/blog/read/2018/12/115-things-to-do-in-plymouth-in-2019-b242
If you think we have missed something, or you have stayed with us and found a hidden gem to visit or experienced a great dining experience then let us know. In the meantime, why not call us to see what The Grosvenor Hotel and Plymouth can offer you.