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Best Tourist Attractions In Plymouth

We've rounded up the best tourist attractions in Plymouth in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 40 Plymouth tourist attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tourist attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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The Plymouth Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Plymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

On The Plymouth Mystery Treasure Trail, the sunny city has become a hot house for paranoia and you're the team of agents to uncover the truth. Leave...

Curious About Plymouth

  • Plymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Plymouth gives an exciting glimpse into what makes this historic maritime city what it is. Our two unique walks can be enjoyed separate...

The Dartmoor Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Dartmoor
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hunt for the answers to the clues on the Dartmoor Mystery self guided themed Treasure Trail. The directions on this Driving and Walking Trail will le...

Bigbury on Sea Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Kingsbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

On the Bigbury-on-Sea Mystery Treasure Trail be sure to remember your thinking caps, the trail guide and… a sea tractor?! Yes, you heard that right!...

Looe Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Looe
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who here feels up to solving a mystery? Good, as the Looe Mystery Treasure Trail needs the best detectives on the case right away! This mission has a...

Polperro Model Village

  • Polperro
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Let the kids be giants for the day at Polperro Model Village, literally a miniature recreation of the village of Polperro, with the delightful additi...

River Dart Country Park

  • Newton Abbot
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

River Dart Country Park has plenty to offer if you want a fun filled time with the kids. Set in the Dartmoor National Park, with over 90 acres of won...

Overbecks Museum and Garden

  • Salcombe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Overbecks Museum and Garden was once the home of Otto Overbeck, an eccentric inventor and collector who filled the house with a diverse collection of...



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Totnes Castle

  • Totnes
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Explore the wonders of Totnes Castle, with magical towers and a beautiful Bailey castle fit for any prince or princess. As you approach the castle yo...

Totnes Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Totnes
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There’s a mystery brewing in Totnes and they’re calling out for super spies to get to the bottom things. Do you think you can crack the Totnes Myster...

Lanhydrock

  • Bodmin
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Lanhydrock is a National Trust managed estate with late Victorian country house, gardens, expanse of woodland, parks and riverside paths, tea room, r...

Okehampton Castle

  • Okehampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The remains of the largest castle in Devon, in an outstandingly picturesque setting on a wooded spur above the rushing River Okement. Begun soon afte...

Paignton Pier4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Paignton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Paignton Pier has been a great place to have family fun since it opened way back in 1879, and it is set in one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in...

Eden Project

  • St Austell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the jungle as you walk through the oceanic islands, Malaysia, West Africa and tropical South America in t...

The Golden Hind at Brixham

  • Brixham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Golden Hind at Brixham is a full sized replica of one of the most iconic ships from the age of exploration being a feature of this picturesque ha...

The Torquay Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Torquay
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There's plenty to discover for all the family on the Torquay self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Clear directions will lead you around a fixed...

Babbacombe Model Village5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Torquay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Babbacombe Model Village makes you feel like a giant as you explore 4 acres of award-winning gardens showcasing hundreds of model scenes, vehicles an...

Mevagissey Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Mevagissey
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take a turn down the wild, winding streets of Mevagissey and see what secrets are lurking… Who knows, some of them might lead to buried loot on the M...

Wheal Martyn Clay Works

  • St Austell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Fun, discovery and adventure for everyone! Wheal Martyn Clay Works is  bursting at the seams with tools, machinery and real stories of Cornwall’s lar...

World of Model Railways

  • Mevagissey
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The World of Model Railways's Main Layout has over 30 trains travelling through a varied landscapes including town, country, seaside and even an Alpi...

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