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12 Days of Christmas

24th November 2016

1. It’s almost exactly ONE mile around Sutton Harbour, great for a stroll or a jog on the fitness trail, ideal for a Boxing Day jaunt or some family fresh air. Read more

Fitness at Sutton Harbour

2. TWO’s company and for a little Christmas romance where better than one of the great restaurants around the Harbour for some delicious company? Check our food and restaurant guide here. Read more

Romantic meal

3. THREE cheers for the theatre! For a really good dollop of Christmas drama, grab some tickets for the Barbican Theatre’s feel-good festive production. Read more

The jungle book at the Barbican Theatre

4. For a ‘FORE’ and aft experience, check out the many boat trips available through Plymouth boat trips www.plymouthboattrips.co.uk/ Buy a gift that floats for a loved one with a boating course http://sail-west.co.uk/ or for one that sinks try a diving course www.aquanauts.co.uk/ Or you could even check out the berthing offers in The Marina at Sutton Harbour and make a weekend of it. Read more

Underwater at Sutton Harbour

5. FIVE gold rings may be a bit beyond your purse, but how about something precious from Victoria Sewart’s wonderful jewellery shop https://victoriasewart.com/ ? Or you can buy something pre-owned that can be loved again. Read more

The row of restaurants

6. The Barbican is fabulous for independent shops and art – here are SIX great galleries! Mayflower, Kaya, 45 Southside, Blue Peace, Glass and Whistlefish! There are more too – just keep exploring. Read more

Independ shop and art

7. The SEVEN Seas will see you around the world. And so will eating around Sutton Harbour and the Barbican! The restaurants there draw on every continent – take your pick! Read more

Supha's Thai street food

8. ILLUMINATE (see what we did there?!) Don’t miss the event that lights up the Barbican! For more details check out our events guide. Read more

Thanksgiving festival
9. There are NINE shops tucked away in the The House that Jack Built in Southside Street. It’s an eclectic mix of independent specialist shops offering a rich diversity of high quality gifts and services unavailable on the high street. Read more

Independant specialist shop

10. There are TEN special treats in a Christmas High Tea from Make at 140 Vauxhall Street. Yes that’s right – ten! From mini cranberry and stuffing tarts, mini blue cheese and walnut muffins, soup, orange and cranberry scones with jam and cream, mince pies and much more! Read more

Xmas high tea

11. You may well fancy a drink as you wander and you’ll find at least ELEVEN pubs around Sutton Harbour and the Barbican – probably more! (Admiral Mcbride, Fisherman’s Arms, The Dolphin, The Navy, Maritime Inn, Queens Arms, Gog & Magog , The Ship, The Three Crowns, Marina Bar, Lockyers Quay, The China House, The Cider Press! Read more

The crown and anchor

For only TWELVE pounds you can get a miniature gift set from Plymouth Gin Distillery on Southside Street! Containing Plymouth Original Gin, Plymouth Sloe Gin and Plymouth Navy Strength Gin it’s the perfect gift for the person that has nearly everything! Read more

Plymouth Gin