Getting Here

Getting Here

Smeaton's Tower is located on Plymouth's waterfront and is easy to travel to.


The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 2NZ.
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By Foot

Smeaton's Tower is a short walk from Plymouth city centre, easily accessed via Armada Way or along the seafront.

By Cycle

Smeaton's Tower is by National Route 27 which follows Plymouth’s waterfront between the Barbican and Royal William Yard.
For routes and journey planning visit

By Bus

Plymouth Citybus No 25 which runs via Southside Street and The Hoe is the best bus link for Smeaton’s Tower.
For bus timetables visit
For journey planning, call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit

By Park & Ride

Plymouth has a number of Park & Ride services available that provide a quick and direct service to Royal Parade, which is a 10-minute walk from Smeaton's Tower. For more information on Park & Ride services visit

By Train

Plymouth is easy to visit by train and the railway station is a 25-minute walk from Smeaton's Tower or a short taxi or bus ride away. To plan your journey by train, visit

By Coach

Smeaton's Tower is a 15-minute walk from Plymouth Coach Station. For journey planning by coach visit

By Car

There is plenty of on-street pay and display parking available all around the Hoe and the nearby Barbican. The nearest multi-storey car parks are in Drake Circus shopping mall or to the rear of the Theatre Royal. For more detail on the individual car parks and locations please visit

By Ferry

Local ferries service Plymouth, with links to Mount Batten, Torpoint and Cremyll.
Please visit for local journey planning and updates on reduced timetables due to COVID-19.

By Taxi and drop off

For information about City Centre taxi ranks, visit