Around Plymouth

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

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Autumn top picks

A little girl lies amongst orange autumn leaves

Family days out 

Autumn is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the colours, collect conkers and play with the leaves. There are plenty of great outdoor spaces near Plymouth to stretch those legs this autumn.

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

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Pesky Pumpkin Hallowe'en Trail

Mon 24 Oct 2016
Those pesky pumpkins are hiding throughout the park. Can you help us find them ready for Hallowe'en and win a prize.
Lydford Gorge

Children's Halloween Trail

Mon 24 Oct 2016
Come and be spooked on our annual spooky trail.

Spooky Trail

Mon 24 Oct 2016
Follow the spooky clues around the garden to win a prize!
Buckland Abbey

Medieval Beast Hunt

Mon 24 Oct 2016
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.
Buckland Abbey

Last chance to see Rembrandt

Mon 24 Oct 2016
Your last chance to pop in to unravel the tale of Buckland Abbey's Rembrandt before the exhibition closes.

Lanhydrock at war

Mon 24 Oct 2016
Discover the impact of the First World war on Lanhydrock in a new exhibition in the gatehouse.
Father Christmas, dressed in green, giving a gift to a child with Christmas tree in the background

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Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to Father Christmas and festive markets.

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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.

English Riviera

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