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Smeaton's Tower

The Hoe
Plymouth
Devon
PL1 2NZ

Tel: 01752 304774

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Smeaton's Tower

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£2.00 per ticket
Child£1.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

SMEATON’S TOWER

THE HOE, PLYMOUTH

OPENING TIMES

From 1 October to 30 November 2013

10am 3pm Tuesday to Saturday

Last entries 30 minutes before closing

Closed Sunday and Monday

From 7 December 2013 to 1 February 2014 (except 28 December 2013)

10am to 3pm each Saturday

Last entries 30 minutes before closing

From 4 February to 29 March 2014

10am to 3pm Tuesday to Saturday

Last entries 30 minutes before closing

Closed Sunday and Monday

Please note: Smeaton's Tower may be closed on certain days for civil ceremonies. Please contact us for details.

ADMISSION

 Adults - £2.60
Children (3-16) - £1.30
Students/Seniors (over 60 years) - £1.60
Family Ticket (up to 2 adults and 3 children) - £7.50
Under 3s – FREE

 

ABOUT

A centerpiece on Plymouth's Hoe, Smeaton's Tower has become one of the South West's most well-known landmarks.

The lighthouse was originally built on the Eddystone reef in 1759 at a cost of £40,000, but was taken down in the early 1880s when it was discovered that the sea was undermining the rock it was standing on. Approximately two thirds of the structure was moved stone by stone to its current resting place on the Hoe.

Now standing at 72 foot high, Smeaton's Tower offers fantastic views of Plymouth Sound and the city from its lantern room which, along with the rest of the building, has been painstakingly restored to its original glory.

·         For images visit our flickr site.

·         For a further insight into the history of the Tower and the other Eddystone lighthouses both past and present visit our Eddystone lighthouses pages.

 

 

 

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