Get outdoors in Devon

We have activities galore for all ages and all weathers. If you've never tried orienteering before Saltram has the perfect trails for you and your family to try. We have five trails to suit different levels of ability including a picture trail for young children and families. Pick up your orienteering packs and family trails from the Welcome Centre.

Water sports

Did you know that we have our own bit of coastline at Saltram?
Keep an eye out for information on upcoming Go Canoeing tours at Saltram or join one of our stand-up paddleboarding sessions casting off from Saltram beach.
Contact Mountbatten for more information and to book a place.


Whether you want to do a serious run or a gentle jog, Saltram is the ideal location.
You can join one of our beginner's running groups, great for getting back into running and meeting new people. Or why not follow one of our marked 3-2-1 running routes, set up in partnership with Plymouth City Council.

Fitness classes

Saltram works in partnership with SmarterFitt-Fitness to provide a range of get fit sessions to suit everyone.
Bring your baby along for a buggy running session, get a good workout with a bootcamp session or sign up for some individual PT sessions. Have fun, meet new people and tone up, all at the same time.

Cycling at Saltram

  • Get out and about on your bike at Saltram. We have two different cycle loops to explore around the park, and we're also part of route 27. So why not cycle on down to Saltram?
  • Let your kids practise their pedalling along our flat and easy paths in the safe and enclosed environment of Saltram's garden all year round. Under-fives on Wednesdays, 10-11am. Under 11s on Sundays, 10-11am.
  • Come and join us on a Sky Ride Local ride at Saltram. Your experienced leader will guide you on a leisurely and scenic cycle around our beautiful estate, ideal for the whole family to enjoy. Visit the Sky Ride website to find out more about upcoming rides and to book your place.
  • Feel confident about getting on your bike and enjoy a fun and social women-only bike ride at Saltram. Thursdays 6.15pm. Meet at Saltram car park. To book a place visit the Breeze website.

Follow our cycle route (PDF / 0.4MB) download

Cycling top tips

  • Wear a helmet
  • Make sure your bike is in full working order
  • Don't go alone and take a mobile phone with you
  • Stop for rests if you need to
  • Have fun and remember to use your bell so other park users can hear you coming

Garden sports

Whether you want an impromptu game of badminton or to kick a ball around, have fun in the sunshine in our garden. We have a range of sports equipment out on the lawn for you to play and get active with.
Check out one of our orienteering courses (PDF / 0.2MB) download