STUDENT ACCOMMODATION IN PLYMOUTH
Whether you’re a nature lover or a student looking for a fresh start, the port city of Plymouth in Devon, located in southwest England, is definitely the place to be. Dubbed Britain’s ‘Ocean City’, the historic port town sits between the mouths of Rivers Plym and Tamar, and offers the best of nature and urban life – think breath-taking seaside views and a bustling vibe that never sleeps. Fun fact: the Mayflower Steps (in the Barbican area of Plymouth) is where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail for the New World (or North America as it is known today) in 1620.
Plymouth is known for a single major university: University of Plymouth. With the University at the heart of the city, you are able to explore the city centre by foot or bicycle.This university also attracts a large number of local and international students annually.
The most basic transportation available to students in Plymouth are its buses, which are both convenient and fairly affordable. If you are looking further, the Plymouth railway is walking distance away from the University and offers links to other neighbouring towns.
THINGS TO DO IN PLYMOUTH
Plymouth offers a large number of attractions to suit everyone.The Hoe, where the famous Smeaton’s Tower Lighthouse is located, is a huge green space that overlooks the sea – making it the perfect spot to chill out on a sunny day.Plymouth also houses one of the oldest gin distilleries in England. If shopping is what you are
looking for, Drake Circus and Armada Shopping Centre should cover that.