Plymouth

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Introduction

Located 100 mi/160 km southwest of Bath, Plymouth, England, is where famed explorers Cook, Raleigh and Drake began their expeditions. The Mayflower passenger, known in U.S. history as Pilgrims, began their trans-Atlantic crossing from Plymouth after an abortive start from Southampton.

The port city isn't worth going out of your way to see, but if you pass through, sights include the Royal Citadel, Saltram House and the National Marine Aquarium. Walk around the Barbican (the most atmospheric part of town) and see the fishing boats. Time is better spent nearby in stark Dartmoor National Park or at Buckland Abbey.

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