Things To Do in South Devon

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Plymouth College of Art and Plymouth Arts Cinema, Plymouth, South Devon

Plymouth College of Art and Plymouth Arts Cinema, Plymouth, South Devon

Plymouth's only independent cinema Plymouth Arts Cinema sits in the Plymouth College of Art's campus. It's Plymouth's only independent cinema. Note that the cinema moved from Plymouth Arts Centre on Looe Street in 2019.   Location of Plymouth Arts Cinema Plymouth Arts Cinema is s...

Theatre Royal Plymouth, Plymouth, South Devon

Theatre Royal Plymouth, Plymouth, South Devon

Leading Westcountry theatre The Theatre Royal Plymouth is a leading Westcountry theatre. It bills itself as 'the largest and best attended regional producing theatre in the UK and the leading promoter of theatre in the South West'.   Location of the Theatre Royal Plymouth The theatr...

Messenger Sculpture, Plymouth, South Devon

Messenger Sculpture, Plymouth, South Devon

The UK's largest bronze sculpture Messenger is the UK's largest bronze sculpture. Craned into place in March 2019, the sculpture sits in front of the Theatre Royal Plymouth.   Location of the Messenger The Messenger is located on the Royal Parade in central Plymouth. We've posi...

Tamar Trails, Plymouth, South Devon

Tamar Trails, Plymouth, South Devon

Family outdoor activities Great for family days out, activities include treesurfing, mountain biking, canoeing, archery and walking. The Tamar Trails Centre is also within a section of a rare UNESCO World Heritage Site so you get to enjoy visitor attractions such as Morwellham Quay and...

Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape UNESCO World Heritage Site, Plymouth, South Devon

Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape UNESCO World Heritage Site, Plymouth, South Devon

UNESCO World Heritage Sites UNESCO World Heritage Sites are internationally important natural, cultural, historical and scientific sites. They are rare and, as such, important. The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape UNESCO World Heritage Site is split into sections. One section runs into So...

Morwellham Quay, Plymouth, South Devon

Morwellham Quay, Plymouth, South Devon

One of the Westcountry's great visitor destinations Morwellham Quay, and the surrounding area, is one of the Westcountry's great visitor destinations. In the scheme of things, few people know about the place which is a shame because it's special. Situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Bea...

Buckland Abbey (National Trust), Plymouth, South Devon

Buckland Abbey (National Trust), Plymouth, South Devon

One of a number of abbeys fringing Dartmoor National Park Spend time walking Dartmoor's south plateau and you'll encounter a high number of ancient crosses. These marked routes across the moors. The routes were used by monks and others to travel between the medieval abbeys and priory that fringed...

Burrator Reservoir, Plymouth, South Devon

Burrator Reservoir, Plymouth, South Devon

Stunning reservoir fringed by plantations and tors in the south west section of Dartmoor National Park Burrator Reservoir, or Burrator, is an exceptionally popular Dartmoor beauty spot in the south west section of the National Park. It sits below the busy B3212 between Princetown and Yelverton....

Leather Tor, Plymouth, South Devon

Leather Tor, Plymouth, South Devon

Miniature version of Snowdonia National Park's superb Tryfan If you're familiar with the mountains of Snowdonia National Park, Leather Tor is a miniature version of the superb Tryfan. A fin of rock rising steeply from the surrounding moorland, Leather Tor is great for a scramble. It als...

Sheeps Tor, Plymouth, South Devon

Sheeps Tor, Plymouth, South Devon

Dominating the eastern side of Burrator Reservoir Sheeps Tor dominates the eastern side of Burrator Reservoir. It rises steeply from the plantations that fringe the water and is topped by huge rocky outcrops and crags that are popular with climbers. Given its height and relative isolation, the 36...

Drizzle Combe, Plymouth, South Devon

Drizzle Combe, Plymouth, South Devon

Part of the Upper Plym Valley (English Heritage) and known for its prehistoric sites Drizzle Combe is a short valley in the southern section of the Dartmoor National Park. It's situated between Burrator Reservoir and the high south moor. Cut by a brook, the area is known for its prehistoric sites...

River Plym, Plymouth, South Devon

River Plym, Plymouth, South Devon

River flowing from Dartmoor's high moor to Plymouth Sound The River Plym rises at Plym Head on Dartmoor's south moor. Plym Head is close to Ducks' Pool and the William Crossing Memorial Stone/Monument on Crane Hill. The moorland forming Crane Hill is surprisingly easy to walk given the numbe...

The Dewerstone, Plymouth, South Devon

The Dewerstone, Plymouth, South Devon

South Devon and Dartmoor beauty spot The Dewerstone is a well-known beauty spot in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. It's at the south west end of the Dewerstone Valley. The Dewerstone is known for its climbing routes. The vertical rock faces are marked the Dewerstone Crags...

Drake's Trail, Plymouth, South Devon

Drake's Trail, Plymouth, South Devon

Superb multi-use trail running between Tavistock and Plymouth Tavistock is a Dartmoor gateway town on the western border of the National Park. Plymouth is a city with an internationally important maritime history in a stunning location to the south west of the high moors. Sir Francis Drake was bo...

Saltram (National Trust), Plymouth, South Devon

Saltram (National Trust), Plymouth, South Devon

National Trust property and one of the UK's finest early Georgian houses on the outskirts of Plymouth  One of the UK's finest early Georgian houses, Saltram is a neoclassical house built in the middle of the eighteenth century. There are excellent gardens. Both house and gardens sit...