Around Plymouth

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

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Enjoying the outdoors this autumn

What's on at Christmas?

A family walk amongst autumn leaves

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Plymouth events

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Buckland Abbey

Medieval Beast Hunt

Sat 21 Oct 2017
March past a moldiwarpe, catch a coney and hunt for a herinacius. Come along to Buckland Abbey and track down the medieval beasts on our estate walks.
Lydford Gorge

Hallowe'en Trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Creep through witch's wood following the spooky trail to see what scary myths and ghastly legends you can uncover to gain your prize.
Buckland Abbey

The Art of Reflection

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Explore the spirituality, tranquillity and ephemeral flamboyance of Buckland Abbey reflected in the sumptuous mirrored art of Andrew Logan.

CANCELLED: Wembury Meadow Fun Day

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to the severe weather warning.

Incunables: the infancy of printing as seen in the Lanhydrock library

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Incunables is a term that refers to early books printed in Europe before 1501. Lanhydrock has 28 of this type of book, unusually high for a private collection. This exhibition in the historic Gallery will draw on the library collection in order...
Buckland Abbey

Autumn Naturemake

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Join Naturemake for our fantastic Autumnal creative workshop . Our baskets will overflow with the splendours of autumn harvest that nature provides, glistening conkers, juicy acorns , golden leaves, nuts and berries. From all these goodies...

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