In The Area
The Invicta Hotel is ideally located on Plymouth Hoe, the heart of Britain’s Ocean City, in close proximity to the historic Barbican, stunning waterfront, vibrant city centre and continental ferry port.
Explore a city vibrant with life and culture, from the Barbican – where the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from to found New England – to the bustling city centre with plenty of big high street names and the thriving Independent Quarter. Both the Barbican and the city centre play host to vibrant cocktails bars, independent restaurants, galleries and the most attended regional theatre outside of London, the Theatre Royal Plymouth. The Royal William Yard – a former Royal Navy victualling yard – is also home to a fantastic selection of world cuisine.
For outdoor adventurers, the city offers plenty of opportunities; hop on the Cremyll ferry and take the 10-minute crossing to Mount Edgcumbe – home to stunning formal gardens, a deer park and beautiful coastal walks. Or experience the breathtaking serenity of Dartmoor National Park, with its ancient cairns and tors, picturesque villages, wild moorland and, of course, Dartmoor ponies.
Take a look at this short video and you’ll see why we think Plymouth is so amazing!
THE NATIONAL MARINE AQUARIUM
Visit the UK’s largest aquarium and celebrate the serene magic of this underwater world.
Dartmoor Zoo was the inspiration for the Matt Damon film, We Bought A Zoo. Experience the story for yourself just a 25-minute drive away from the hotel.
THE THEATRE ROYAL PLYMOUTH
Catch a show at the UK’s most well attended regional theatre outside London and stay at the Invicta Hotel on a theatre break package.
Go swimming or watch a whole host of world-class performers in this multipurpose entertainment venue.
PLYMOUTH LIFE CENTRE
Fancy a spot of rock climbing or trampolining? Maybe a game of basketball, netball or badminton? The Life Centre has a climbing wall with over 150 routes and a 12-court multi-use sports hall.
BARS & RESTAURANTS
THE SLUG & LETTUCE
Perfect for lunch with friends, The Slug & Lettuce is just a 5-minute walk from the hotel.
PLYMOUTH GIN DISTILLERY
Home of the world-famous Plymouth Gin, this historic site is a venue and attraction in its own right. Situated a 10-minute walk away from the hotel on the Barbican.
ROYAL WILLIAM YARD
A grade 1 listed building with an impressive maritime heritage – now with a variety of restaurants and bars – the Yard offers visitors a stunning location for special lunches and dinners or a relaxing evening beverage.
The breathtaking Artillery Tower is a short drive away from the hotel next, to the Royal William Yard. We recommend booking well in advance to avoid disappointment.