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Recreational and sports amenities in Plymouth

Plymouth city council offer many venues for recreation and sports. The premier venue is probably the Plymouth Pavilions with the only ice rink in the south west and a swimming pool complete with wave machine and water flumes.

Shopping in Plymouth

The main shopping area for Plymouth is the area immediately above Plymouth Hoe. This area was completely rebuilt after the Second World War and the main city centre shops are now located in and around the first pedestrianised shopping zone in England

Sightseeing in Plymouth

Despite being known to have had a settlement on the site of the city for over 3000 years, Plymouth has no buildings of great antiquity. However, that's not to say that Plymouth isn't without any historical or interesting sites worth seeing.

Social aspects of living in Plymouth

With a population approaching 250,000 Plymouth is the largest city in the South West and the third largest in southern England, outside of London.

A brief history of Plymouth

Evidence of settlements around the Plymouth area can be traced back to Saxon times, the first record of a settlement is in the Doomsday back which records a Sudtone, or South farm, at the mouth of the River Plym.

Accommodation for visitors in Plymouth

Being the largest city in the south west of England Plymouth is in one of the United Kingdom's main tourist areas and has a range of accommodation places to meet the needs of all its visitors.

Transport in and around Plymouth

Despite not having a motorway linking to Plymouth directly, all the transport links to and from Plymouth are excellent. This is due to several historical factors not least the importance of Plymouth as a strategic military location for the Royal Navy

Business and Industry in Plymouth

In the past, the area around Plymouth had silver, tin and lead mines with the River Tamar being the centre for ships exporting the mined ores for over one thousand years. Those mines are now exhausted and yet still contribute to the economy.

Entertainment, restaurants and bars in Plymouth

Being in the south west and Devon in particular, Plymouth has invested in attracting tourists and has developed an economy in which leisure and tourism plays no small part. There is plenty to do and see all year round in Plymouth.

The Geography of Plymouth

Plymouth is by far the largest urban area in the South West and is the third largest city in the whole of Southern England. Covering an area of 8000 hectares with a population of 250,000, as one of the major cities, it is not densely populated.

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Get out there and flirt!

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How to attract a man

I remember my first job. There was this gorgeous guy working there. The only problem was I had never talked to him, but I knew I wanted him.

Chatroom dating

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Dating Tips for Men

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Ending a bad date

The guy that you have fancied for ages has asked you out on a date and you've spent all day getting ready. Then when he turns up he looks like he's been dragged through a hedge backwards and that's just his hair.

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