With the summer holidays over, September has well and truly arrived! Looking for some fun things to do this week? Whether you're sipping delicious cocktails at a stylish bar or watching death-defying stunts at the Circus, there is something for everyone in our top 5 picks of things to do this week...

Roll up roll up...

Watch talented performers in death-defying acts and stunts in the incredible one-of-a-kind show Circus Extreme at Central Park! From classic clowning to the jaw-dropping wheel of death, this Big Top show is certain to keep you laughing and gripped to the edge of your seat.


Discover the Plymouth Trails...

Download the free Plymouth trails app and discover the history of our city! With 10 different trails to choose from - you'll be spoilt for choice! Each walk uses real-time maps, images and text to take you back in time! As this was the month that the pilgrim's set sail across the Atlantic, why not do the Mayflower Trail and learn about their stay in Plymouth. 


Hang out at a street party...

Join in the fun at the Union Street Party.

Enjoy 2 stages of brilliant local music, lots of free making and creative activities, have your portrait drawn, try out mountain bikes, enjoy dance and parkour performances, a carousel, pop up performances and grab yummy international street food! 

Get in the mood for Seafood...

With Seafood festival just around the corner, why not try some of the freshest seafood on The Barbican at The Boathouse Cafe. This venue has beautiful views of the boats entering Sutton harbour and when paired with a delicious dish it makes for the perfect date night! There are both indoor and outdoor seating available - a brilliant place to dine-out and get into the seafood spirit.


Have a cosy Cocktail catchup...

Get together with your friends and have a cocktail evening at Cosy Club. Situated at The Barcode, this art-deco style bar is an excellent central location to dress-up and have some delightful drinks. With electro-swing music and a 1920s style bar its the perfect modern hangout with a vintage twist! 

Plymouth is easily accessible by train with a wide range of services running from a variety of locations within England. Although some services may require a change or two.

Travelling from London takes around 3 hours with Great Western Railway, if you're coming from the north, the trip from Manchester can take 5 hours 15 minutes. 

Alternatively, the recently renovated Night Riviera Sleeper service runs Monday – Friday and Sunday evenings. Visit gwr.com/sleeper for more details on times and how to book.

We recommend using GWR.com to search for the fastest and best route for your journey, and book in advance for the best price. 



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