Around Plymouth

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

Places to visit

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Alliums in the summer garden with a sneak peak of the house as a backdrop.

Where you can visit near Plymouth 

We’re reopening a number of our places in line with government guidance. Nearby, this week you can book to visit gardens and wider estates at Antony, Buckland Abbey, Cotehele, Lanhydrock, Lydford Gorge and Saltram. Scroll down to see more about these places.

Places to visit near Plymouth

The rill garden in flower at Coleton Fishacre

Places to visit in the South West 

Find out which other places in the South West are open by county, and how to book to visit.

Summer fun near Plymouth

The front of Saltram house

How well do you know National Trust places? 

How much do you know about the National Trust in Cornwall and around Plymouth? Here's a challenge for you and your family to complete (and compete with).

Getting a nature fix

Recipes inspired by the South West

History fix


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


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


Amongst the mysteries of the moor are a gorge, a forge and a spectacular modern fortress.