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Plymouth Outward Postcode (PL)
Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area.
Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (PL) and estimated address.
Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.
Along with its neighbor Cornwall, Devon seems to be the one region of the UK seemingly designed to appeal to tourists and holidaymakers. Quite apart from the (ever so slightly) Mediterranean climate, Devon has some of Europe's best coastline (for sheer variety) and a magnificent landscape of rolling farmland and fields, steep craggy hills, wild and awe-inspiring moorland as well as the obligatory white sandy beaches and waves made for surfing.
In addition it offers history buffs a wealth of sites from country houses and gardens to dramatic castles and from stately homes to ancient monuments.
Because the county has been inhabited since Paleolithic times there are numerous excavated sites worth visiting. In addition there are stone circles dating back to Celtic times (when the area was known as Dumnonia) and the city of Exeter features a seemingly never-ending supply of reminders of its importance during the Roman occupation.
Towns such as Tavistock and Totnes are also packed with historical sites and there are buildings that have been there since before the Norman Conquest. Also worth a visit are Buckland Abbey (home of Sir Francis Drake) and Buckfast Abbey where monks have been producing both stained glass and tonic wine for hundreds of years.
Of course most people head to Devon for the scenery, to visit the never ending supply of breathtaking views and vistas; from Devon's section of England's only natural UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast, to miles upon miles of rolling hills, upland forests and rugged stone as well as endless beautiful and rustic farmland.
Most exhilarating of all is Dartmoor National Park, covering 370 square miles and offering some of the most spectacular terrain in the UK if not Europe. From wild moorland to wild ponies, this is a special and unspoiled place and somewhere everyone should visit at least once in their lives.
The Plymouth postcode region (PL) contains 35 unique 'outward' codes. Plymouth is the main postal town/district for this region, with all postcodes starting with the following outward codes.
This page contains a list of postcodes for Plymouth area. Select a postcode to see the map location, demographics, house prices, local information, tourist guides and statistics:
Local demographics, guides and information
There's plenty of local information, guides and useful data to browse and explore, whether you're a Plymouth resident or a visitor to the area.
Scroll down to discover all you need to know about the Plymouth postcode area.
The PL postcode includes the following local authorities:
- Cornwall,Isles of Scilly
- South Hams
- West Devon
Local News Devon
Steven Schumacher: Plymouth Argyle boss focused on cutting out his side's errors
Plymouth manager Steven Schumacher says he will use the international break to focus on cutting out errors from his side.BBC News
Dartington Summer School and Festival quits estate
The charity which supports the festival secures a new venue for 2024, but not in the South West.BBC News
Plymouth Christmas lights switch on as it happens - live updates
We'll be bringing you updates throughout the eveningPlymouth Live
Plymouth hit by fresh weather warning as heavy rain arrives
The heavy rainfall could see delays to public transport and make driving conditions more difficultPlymouth Live
Royal Navy submarine work helps Babcock make vast profit
1bn rebuild at Devonport Dockyard and overhaul of HMS Victorious mean defence giant's future looks good and dividend returnsPlymouth Live
Plymouth housing crisis 'heart-breaking'
Plymouth working families "find themselves in a situation they had never been in before".BBC News
Developer of huge Paignton estate given go-ahead to build more homes
Some will be affordableDevon Live
Student blocks will replace Exeter's fire-hit factory
People are resigned to this being student accommodation"Devon Live
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