Plymouth Shopping Tour (Self Guided), Plymouth

The beautiful Plymouth is great not just for sightseeing but can be a wonderful place to shop as well. You can't leave this town without a bottle of its world famous gin, or at least a post card with one of its amazing views. Take this self-guided walking tour to find your way among the many souvenir, specialty and high street brand shops.
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Plymouth Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Plymouth Shopping Tour
Guide Location: England » Plymouth (See other walking tours in Plymouth)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles
Author: VictoriaB
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • New Street Antiques & Craft Center
  • Chris Robinson's Plymouth Prints
  • Victoria Sewart Contemporary Jewellery Gallery
  • Plymouth Gin Distillery, Museum and Shop
  • Armada Way
  • New George Street
  • Cornwall Street
  • Plymouth City Market
New Street Antiques & Craft Center

1) New Street Antiques & Craft Center

A perfect place to browse for a rare treat, the New Street Antiques and Craft Center has dealers specializing in rare collectibles like postcards, toys and railroad paraphernalia. This lovely shop is tucked away in the historic Barbican neighbourhood and is well worth a trip.
Chris Robinson's Plymouth Prints

2) Chris Robinson's Plymouth Prints

This well organized shop is tucked away on one of the city's oldest streets and carries items like old prints and photos of the city, posters, stationery and note cards. Original drawings of Plymouth and surrounding areas produced by the shop's owner, Chris Robinson, will make a fantastic souvenir.
Victoria Sewart Contemporary Jewellery Gallery

3) Victoria Sewart Contemporary Jewellery Gallery

Plymouth's first contemporary jewellery gallery showcases a wide range of unique pieces made from materials ranging from precious metals to plastics and feathers. The owner of the shop and designer of the collections also conducts jewellery-making classes in a studio built for this purpose above the gallery.
Plymouth Gin Distillery, Museum and Shop

4) Plymouth Gin Distillery, Museum and Shop (must see)

Black Friars Distillery, England's oldest operating gin distillery, is the proud home of Plymouth Gin since 1793. The building was erected in the early 15th century, and the Refectory - oldest part of the building, still has the original Medieval hall and timber roof. Regular guided tours will make you a true connoisseur of the art of gin-making and of course, of everything pertaining to this world famous drink.
Armada Way

5) Armada Way

Armada Way, Plymouth's main pedestrian boulevard, links the mainline train station to the waterfront and is filled with the widest range of fine shops and world brands. Here you'll also find the Armada Centre with even more stores. Don't forget to check out the unique Sun Dial on Armada Way and rest under the Spanish trees in the Piazza.
New George Street

6) New George Street

New George Street, another Plymouth pedestrian area, is the place where you'll find all your favourite high street brands. Stroll along this street to find that special something, or visit one of the three department stores located in the area for your fashion fix.
Cornwall Street

7) Cornwall Street

Cornwall Street is one of the main shopping areas in Plymouth, alongside Armada Way and New George Street. Here you will find various major chains selling goods for every taste - clothing for men, women and children, as well as books, jewellery, sports goods and toys.
Plymouth City Market

8) Plymouth City Market

Plymouth's City market with its wide range of stalls offers you a taste of traditional Devon. Besides local arts and crafts items, you can also find books, household goods and fabrics, as well as excellent fresh produce including locally caught fish, Devon lamb and amazing Cornish pasties – "the best port pies in the world'.

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