Around Plymouth

Moorland, woods, cycle trails, historic houses, gardens and coast close to this maritime city

Places to visit

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Exploring the great outdoors

The Drake portrait

Sir Francis Drake comes home to Buckland Abbey 

A rare opportunity to see this wonderful Elizabethan portrait exhibited in his former Devon home.

More to do this summer near Plymouth

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Kingston Lacy in Wimborne, Dorset

Find a place to visit 

In the South West you're never far from a National Trust garden, house or countryside walk.

Solsbury Hill

What's on 

There are hundreds of events happening across the South West, including outdoor theatre, bee trails and book festivals.

Behind the scenes from experts

Dog-friendly walking at Lanhydrock

Summer walks near Plymouth 

There are woodland paths, coastal walks and garden strolls wandering through the great countryside of Devon. With so many trails and pathways to choose, you can find your perfect walk.

Cornwall

You can find exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline.

Devon

Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.

English Riviera

Explore lush gardens and intriguing historic houses close by South Devon’s classic holiday coast