Plymouth Mayflower Trail

Pymouth, The Barbican, Devon

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Plymouth Mayflower Trail
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Walk around the Barbican to discover life in Plymouth in 1620 with the Plymouth Mayflower Trail.

The brand new app features self-guided walking trails throughout Plymouth is now available to download, giving visitors and locals alike the chance to explore the city through new eyes and discover more about its complex history.

With the Plymouth Mayflower Trail, self guided walking route, you will start with the Mayflower story before meeting the people and buildings that shaped the town of Plymouth at that time. The port was rapidly growing and bustling with merchants, pirates, sailors and fishermen.

The Mayflower Trail was created as part of the Mayflower 400 commemorations which will now continue into 2021. As well as app there are also bronze monoliths along the route helping to guide visitors and providing more information.

This trail is available in the free Plymouth Trails app, or follow the bronze totems and in-ground markers from the Mayflower Steps. On the app you will also be able to download the City Centre Trail and the Plymouth Hoe Trail.

This 1.2 mile trail takes around one hour. It is relatively flat but includes one ascent up Looe Street for stop 5. The stop point is half way up the hill, with seating. There are some cobbles on the route, but these can mostly be avoided (see map).

There are pay toilets on the Barbican between stops 1 and 2. There is an accessible toilet in this block which requires a radar key. There are various options for refreshments on the route.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)



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