Plymouth is a city located on
the south coast of Devon, approximately 190 miles south west of London, between the River
Plym to the east and River Tarmar to the west.
has an approximate population of 260,000 people.
Plymouth’s famous beaches
include Bovisand, Bantham, Bigbury and Wembury.
Plymouth is host to a variety
of museums. One of the most popular museums situated in Plymouth
is the Mayflower Museum,
which features interactive exhibitions exploring the history of Plymouth as a fishing
village and harbour.
Plymouth’s football club is
Plymouth Argyle, nicknamed ‘The Pilgrims’.
Plymouth’s current and former
residents include Tom Daley, who started his career as a professional diver at
the Plymouth Diving Club and has since won many diving accolades including
several Olympic medals. Other famous residents from Plymouth include Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
(actress), Victoria Canning (writer) and Douglas Hodge (actor).
towns to Plymouth
include Tavistock (15 miles) and Wembury (6 miles).