Around Plymouth

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

Places to visit

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A barren woodland covered in snow at a National Trust site

Winter walks around Plymouth 

All around Plymouth there are woodland paths, coastal path ways and beaches that make for an ideal winter walk.

A group of runners in woodland

New Year, new challenge? 

If you’re starting a new year’s resolution that involves keeping fit, look no further. There are parkruns, footpaths and cycle trails to help you keep your resolution whilst spending time in beautiful places.

Try something new

Volunteering at Dyrham Park

Volunteering in the South West 

Volunteers are a vital part of everything the National Trust does. If you've ever fancied getting stuck in, being part of a team, learning something new or just helping out, now's a great time. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Visitor walking their dog on a frosty morning in the north woodland, Trelissick, Cornwall

Find a place to visit 

Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

Girl running through a field in winter hat

Find an event 

Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to walks and runs.

Reading and drawing

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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