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For a relaxed, but enjoyable weekend, why not get the blood pumping as you take in stunning scenery, delight in a variety of indoor entertainment and enjoy some great food and refreshments.

Here’s our pick of the top five things to see and do this weekend…

Do some exercise

A great way to start your weekend is with a run, or walk if you prefer.

Plymouth offers so many different places to get a few miles in. A couple of great routes include a 10K (ish) following the Waterfront, from Cattedown to Royal William Yard, heading out across the lockbridge to the Hoe and keep following to sea to Millbay and then Devil’s Point and Royal William Yard. Quick breather at the bottom of steps to take in the view (of course!) before heading back. Or heading out for a longer trail run (approx. 10 miles) along the South West Coast Path, from Jennycliff to Wembury!

Go to an exhibition

The weather is looking a little unsettled this weekend, so you may want to book tickets to The Box.

There's nine permanent galleries showcasing the city’s incredible collections and includes 14 monumental ships’ figureheads, thousands of natural history specimens, a full-size woolly mammoth replica, paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and ceramics, objects, film and photography, documents, maps and plans.

Plus The Box have recently loaned six portraits of some of the nations best-known historical characters from The National Portrait Gallery,  including depictions of Captain CookCharles Darwin, Napoléon BonaparteSir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Ralegh all of whom took part in or led some of history’s most momentous and notorious voyages.

See a film

Catch a film at Cineworld, the world’s most immersive cinema experience. 

Cineworld features 12 state-of-the-art screens including IMAX and 4DX, and is also home to a Starbucks, and Baskin Robbins counter.

This weekend there's the new release of James Bond: No Time To Die - perfect for the adults. Or sit down for a family film like the new Jungle Cruise.

Grab a bit to eat

Grab a couple of drinks and a bite to eat at The Barcode. Choose from some great places including Cosy Club, Zizzi and Bewdog.

Zizzi Italian Restaurant serves tasty, Italian style food with a twist! Have your choice of pizza, pasta, risotto or salad followed by one of their indulgent desserts – all in a uniquely designed restaurant. 

Cosy Club celebrates the joys of relaxed dining, drinking and lounging in a fabulous, welcoming setting: think aristocratic abundance with a dash of local village cricket pavilion pottiness. Magnificent menus veer happily from brunches and light salads to comfort food classics, from fine coffees and smoothies to some of the finest cocktails known to man and woman. 

Multiple taps pour the very best beers from BrewDog, alongside a mouth-watering menu of burgers, wings and salads for you and your friends to enjoy.

Go for a roast

Sunday’s are all about chilling and tucking into a delicious Sunday roast, and you’ll find Salumi Bar and Eatery hard to beat. Their roasted moorland beef sirloin with Yorkshire pudding is amazing!

Once you’re full to the brim, after squeezing in a pud, of course! you’re in the perfect spot for a stroll up onto Plymouth Hoe. Here you can walk off your lunch whilst taking in the stunning views across Plymouth Sound. There’s always something happening in water to watch, whether it’s the year-round sea swimmers, colourful yachts, Brittany Ferries or The Royal Navy ships, there is always something of interest to catch your eye.  



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