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The Wheel of Plymouth - CLOSED

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Kids loved it!

Whilst on holiday we decided to venture over to Plymouth to go in the caves, we saw this on route... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2015
DonnaW1569
via mobile
great views

have been on the wheel a few times, great experience and views amazing, the wheel is going to be... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2014
gymrachel
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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14 Feb 2015
“CLOSED for 14 months, gone forever.”
8 Feb 2015
“Kids loved it!”
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

It was OK, if brief and expensive, while it was here but, the contract was ended, the wheel dismantled and taken off, possibly to somewhere in Spain and the council have no plans to do it again. A couple of recent reviews could suggest that...More

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank Crow M
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Whilst on holiday we decided to venture over to Plymouth to go in the caves, we saw this on route and decided to pop on it. No queue Ok price Didn't last long but some of the views were nice, Staff were friendly Kids thoroughly...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Although not in situ all the year round this is an attraction not to miss when it is in town.The view it gives you of the town and surroundings is great giving a totally new perspective to the Hoe

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank Tony140112
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Went once. Bit of an eyesore, except perhaps in the night time photo above. Offered some otherwise up available views down into places like the citadel and new street back gardens. Was very expensive though which is maybe why it failed financially. My visit date...More

Date of experience: September 2013
3  Thank Hettie W
Reviewed 16 April 2014

I went on this wheel last year with my friend,well its really lovely,the view is 360degrees. Looking right to the Hoe,Barbican,Cornwall and to the right our city centre,there is a very interesting commentary,alot l never knew about Plymouth and l enjoyed it,it goes quite slow...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank JEANDALBY
Reviewed 31 January 2014

have been on the wheel a few times, great experience and views amazing, the wheel is going to be moved soon or so I heard which is a shame. Not that expensive really, enjoyable ride.

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank gymrachel
Reviewed 18 January 2014

I had never been on a ferris wheel [and Eye, in England], and my boyfriend insisted that we go up while I was visiting him. The entrance fee was a little pricey, but it was worth it. We had the carriage to ourselves, it was...More

Date of experience: September 2013
3  Thank Maschalismos
Reviewed 21 November 2013

We were on the Hoe today in poor but spectacular weather conditions and spent a little time watching the huge team of skilled workmen and the fleet of large transporters involved in tithe removal of the cabins and other equipment which is apparently being removed...More

Date of experience: November 2013
5  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 31 October 2013

It was a special offer when I visited the Wheel on the Hoe only £5 so I decided to be brave and have a go; it was wonderful. It was such a clear day I could see for miles, I was so busy taking photos...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We paid our £8.50 a head and climbed into the bubble. It was a glorious day and the views of the Hoe and the Sound were spectacular. However the sun was blazing into our tiny pod and it got hotter and hotter- so much so...More

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank MrLoz
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