A Taste of Mayflower at The Box, Plymouth

Get on-board with our Mayflower 400 commemorations with a guided tour of the national Mayflower: Legend and Legacy exhibition at The Box in 2020, Plymouth's new multi-million pound heritage attraction

Where? Plymouth

Tour provider The Box


  • Address: The Box, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, PL4 8AX
  • Telephone: +44 01752 304774
  • Email: venuehire@plymouth.gov.uk
  • Travel Trade Contact: Charlotte Pascoe, Commercial Manager



Immerse yourself in the stories of the 102 passengers before enjoying a locally sourced Mayflower Cream Tea in our boutique meeting room, where you will be joined by a member of our curatorial or engagement team for an interactive 30 minute presentation about the Mayflower voyage and the impacts it had on today’s society.

We recommend this tour for ages 11+.

About The Box:

The Box is the South West’s newly constructed flagship cultural attraction, packed with incredible things to see and do.

Tour highlights

  • Guided tour of Mayflower: Legend and Legacy exhibition
  • Mayflower Cream Tea in our boutique meeting room
  • A 30 minute presentation by a member of The Box team

Itinerary duration

2 hours

Recommended group size

15 people

Price per person

£45 per person

Pick up location, distance from train station

10 minute walk from the Plymouth Railway Station or 5 minutes by taxi  

Refreshments and meals

Your choice of the below, served in our boutique Meeting Room, included in the tour price:

  • Mayflower Cream Tea: A pot of special Mayflower blend Plymouth tea, freshly baked scone, local clotted cream and jam.
  • Mayflower Cheese Tea: A pot of special Mayflower blend Plymouth tea, freshly baked cheese scone, local cheddar and chutney.

Special equipment needed

A sense of adventure! 

Availability Frequency and Advance Booking

Available every day, excluding Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Minimum of 7 days’ notice required.

Accessibility considerations and facilities

Building is fully accessible with a changing place. If you have any additional requirements, please contact us.  

Fitness Level (low, moderate or high)


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