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The Soapbox Children's Theatre
#2 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
The sessions are informal and lively which suits my kids but also skillful and well delivered which suits my pocket as I'm paying for years of Iain and Jaqs professional expertise as actors and teachers in their o...
The dedication of Ian and Jacqueline is remarkable, giving up their own time to ensure each performance that the children give is fun yet tests and develops their strengths, a gap that is often missed in modern sc...
Plymouth Hoe
#8 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
Amazing place.. Gorgeous view... Great sunny day with lots of thinks to explore.. Great for families and couples.. Nice relaxing place away from the hustle and bustle
Beautiful sea views, ships, boat trips, historic monuments and buildings, lighthouse, citadel, picnic area, cafes, ice cream vans, kids play area, lots of parking, the sea for free swimming or a lovely lido .........
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Barbican Theatre
#3 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
I love Le Navet Bete so I might be a little but biased, but the show was fantastic - original and funny and perfect for a night out for friends or families.
The Athenaeum was packed full of people from all backgrounds - families with kids, teenagers, older couples - a really unusual mix for a theatre crowd, all enthusiastic, all chatty and ready for a good time.
Burrator Reservoir
#6 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
lovely afternoon drive and walk on a crispy day so beautiful and tranquil all walks of life come here from families too cyclist runners and couples worth a visit and great for a picnic
Lots to do, for kids and for grown ups; fishing, paddling, cycling, etc.....I'm a walker and there are miles of good interesting walks in the vicinity.
Plymouth Sound
#5 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
The area is well maintained very nice and historical the war monument is sad but uplifting The Hoe is good for children to play on Plenty of tea and coffe shops
Come down to Plymouth and have a look around there is plenty to do up on the hoe with the kids play sun bath great walks and the view fantastic
Plym Bridge Woods
#7 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
Great for all ages, lovely walk up the river or for a picnic and just relax in the sun or shade Kids can go hopping over the rocks and paddling in the warm pools of water, once the sun has warmed them up.
Plymbridge woods is the perfect place for families, dog walkers & cyclists, there is always beautiful scenery with different things to see through the seasons.
West Hoe Park
#18 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
A stones throw away you have the Traditional Kids Park with Swings & Roundabouts plus Climbing Frames and the Pirate Ship Area with Trampolines, Crazy Golf and plenty to keep the whole family active and alert.
This is a park to suit whatever the kids are feeling like doing - bouncy castle (just 50p), little train and teacups, play park, trampolines, crazy golf, and lots of flat grass for playing ball games, riding bikes...
The Barbican
#13 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
... houses to modern glass buildings, cobbled streets, waterside, fishing boats to yachts, old world pubs to modern wine bars, fine food to street food, places for history buffs to great place for fishing with kids.
what a great pub on the barbican great beer and great staff always eager to please and what a location will defo recommend to friends and family
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Plym Valley Cycle Trail
#10 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
You can start from park and ride or from saltram house The ride is a slight climb up to yelverton about 8 miles Good surface path and a tunnel to go through Good for children
Try this cycle trail you can take it easy and stop at a pub at the end of the trail near Yelverton , or there are a lot of off shoots that are quite testing ,ideal for kids or serious off road mayhem ,,
Cremyll Ferry to Kingsand & Cawsand
#12 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
A great adventure for kids (and adults), you meet the boat on a slipway both ends - and how far you go down the slipway to meet it depends on the state of the tides :-) The boat only takes 20 or so people at a tim...
Love this ferry when I visit family in Millbrook, wonderful staff and just s lovely atmosphere all round.
Saltram Gardens (National Trust)
#15 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
has lots of history surrounding it, many films have used the grounds for settings and there are many walks where you can take your dog along the river plym and children can ride their bikes along many paths with s...
Tip: There’s also a tea room inside which serve tea in fab English tea cups and is a gorgeous place to admire the house under the magical tree lights and the kids can play on the grass.
Devonport Park
#20 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
We often visit this lovely well kept and maintained park The grounds are beautiful with lots to see and plenty of wildlife, An ideal place to take the children as it has a great play area with a good reasonably pr...
A great family park, brilliantly maintained and supported with pride by the local community.
Naval Memorial
#4 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
Defo worth a visit if you are here with family or friends Lovely walk - parking can be hard at peak times
Come have a look at the history we have on Plymouth hoe some great sights enjoy a bit of food while the kids can play
Saltram (National Trust)
#16 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
... and then settle for a lovely homemade cake quite a delight x I spend a lot of time here with friends and family and dogs are more than welcome x ifs an all rounder for any age bracket even the ducks and cows a...
I took three children aged 6,7 & 8 they loved the gardens, feeding the ducks and the house the children were totally entertained, all staff were amazing and helpful thanks so much .
National Marine Aquarium
#21 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
Possibly the best aquarium I've been too, excellent displays with wonderful viewing perspectives, a great variety of sea life and a highly educational day out for the kids who stayed engaged throughout.
Well worth a visit lots of good places to eat Really educational for children Very roomy and comfortable May even see boats entering and leaving for the open sea Very close to the barbican and the hoe Lots of park...
Theatre Royal Plymouth
#17 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
With our grand children went to the Theatre Royal to see Mary Poppins Wow what a magnificent show - talented crew kept us thrilled throughout Tremendous theatre although really hot in our high up seats We will be...
Just thoroughly enjoyed the musical NATIVITY i strongly recommend you go the kids in this show are brilliant the cast lift your soul i went into the theatre feeling a bit down i came out lifted and can only say th...
Tinside Pool
#24 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
Lovely sun deck, refreshments available and large family changing area.
It cost £13 for a family ticket which was amazing value.
Plym Valley Railway
#26 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
Located on the outskirts of plymouth ... small steam railway ...very reasonable prices ... great themed days ...things to see and do in same area ... great place to visit with children ... shop there also for refr...
A fantastic family friendly adventure.
Smeaton's Tower
#14 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
Entry is reasonably priced, we were driven on through the lighthouse by the kids, but there are some interesting boards of information and it provides a real insight into what life in a lighthouse must of been lik...
The kids loved it and enjoyed the climb up, sometimes steps, other times ladders.
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Devils Point Park
#30 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
When the sun is out the walk is lovely you can have a cup of tea or an ice cream, walk along to see the Roscoffe ferry as it puts into dock or leaves, children can swim in the water, the view out across Plymouth S...
For many years families of naval personnel have arrived here to wave goodbye to loved ones or cheer them on as the ships arrive home - think what it was like in 1982 after the Falklands.
Mount Wise Swimming Pools
#34 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
Wonderful swimming pools on a hot sunny day FREE entry Very safe for kids & they love it Free parking, food and drink available to buy, Overall cheap day out
The staff are amazing, informative, great with kids.
Plymouth Snowsports Centre
#36 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
... ace controlled the whole meal from start to finish, we did.nt have to do a thing , if you want a hassle free kids birthday party BOOK now highly recommend it, Well done Plymouth ski centre keep it up and thankyou
We did snow tubing and toboggan it was fabulous all the children loved it!
Central Park
#39 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
What a fantastic place for children on all ages, plenty to do, climbing, swings, slides, bouncy castle £2 for 10 minutes, water jets and plenty of grass for ball games and dogs :) bring a picnic and enjoy the sun...
Plenty of paths & open space, a great park for kids, pitch & putt, public swimming pool & fitness centre with cafe, great place to walk & exercise the dog
Plymouth Argyle Home Park Football Stadium
#31 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
This is real football and if in the West Country come and watch a proper game where families are welcome and its affordable.
Fantastic family stand
Clay Art
#40 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
The staff are always accommodating, friendly, knowledgeable and patient (they get asked some truly stupid questions) they are great with children, I cannot rate them highly enough.
Two happy families
Radford Park and Arboretum
#41 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
This is at the bottom of my road, a great place for walkers, dog walkers, runners and families just wanting to take a picnic or show children how to feed the ducks.
I have previously visited Radford Lake with my parents as a youngster and thought I'd take my children there for a picnic.
Drakes Trail
#32 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
Suitable for families as well as cyclists wanting a workout.
We used to come up to the leat when my children were small and we still do it with our grandchildren.
Mayflower Museum
#44 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
... from the UK to the US , loads of information, passenger lists and interactive materials for the kids to enjoy Miniature model of the Mayflower on the lower level, it was perfect for us as my grandson's first s...
The story of the Mayflower sailing and the pilgrims' voyage, with a few hands-on exhibits for children.
Royal William Yard
#22 of 153 things to do in Plymouth
Some of the best sea views in Plymouth and a broad selection of restaurants, plus a safe and relaxing atmosphere make this yard a favourite place to visit for myself and my friends and family.
We enjoyed a wonderful meal, relaxed, families & couples.
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Drake's Place
#37 of 153 things to do in Plymouth