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Coastal

Smeaton’s Tower

smeatons tower

It’s no accident we’re under stormy clouds. I imagine Francis Drake here finishing his game of bowls before heading off to destroy the  Spanish Armada.

I never fail to be impressed by this magnificent view and Drake’s calmness in the face of danger.

Imagine looking out there and instead of seeing these few frigates you saw 800 enemy ships!

It has everything in this view; the stunning lighthouse, Plymouth Sound, even the bandstand, the Dome restaurant and Drake’s island.

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