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Smeaton's Tower

The Hoe
Plymouth
Devon
PL1 2NZ

Tel: 01752 304774

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Smeaton's Tower

Opening Times

1 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2016

* For full details please see below

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£2.60 per ticket
Child£1.30 per ticket

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

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.

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