COVID-19 Update

For lockdown ideas, updates and more, read our latest blog or join our Facebook Group!

Best Tours and River Cruises In Plymouth

We've rounded up the best tours and river cruises in Plymouth in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 25 Plymouth tours and river cruises to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions, or museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tours and river cruises 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.

Find your perfect day out

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...

Southwest Segway Adventure

  • Tavistock
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

If like us, you have seen a Segway and thought to yourself Yes! I want to have a go!", then you are half way there.. now you just need to take the ne...

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...

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...

Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Co

  • Paignton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

How will you choose to travel along the Devonshire coast? Why don’t you set sail on a river boat trip or jump aboard the nostalgic steam railway? Dar...



Outdoor Lockdown Ideas:

Get out of the house safely this lockdown, with our guide to outdoor activites and places you can visit

Read now


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...

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...

Teignmouth Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Teignmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Ahoy maties! After a lifetime of adventuring across the seven seas, you’re just the band of scallywags needed to crack the Teignmouth Treasure Hunt T...

Dawlish Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Dawlish
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Super spies are needed to unravel the truth, in what head office are calling Mission Black Swan. Named for the sooty inhabitants of the local brook,...

Port Isaac Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Port Isaac
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

After spending too long on land your crew must be hungry for an adventure - especially one that involves a hunt for buried loot! Get their sea legs g...

The Exeter Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Calling all detectives - a  mystery is brewing in Exeter and they need to know whodunnit! The case? Local florist Caroline Cudmore has disappeared so...

Exmouth Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Exmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Exmouth is known for a few things, but the one burning question is where is that blasted treasure?! Get to the bottom of things on Exmouth Mystery Tr...

Exeter Codebreaking Walk

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Enjoy a different kind of a family walk in Exeter - solve puzzles and riddles hidden all around the city to crack the code on the 75-minute Exeter Co...

Bude Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Bude
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Something is in the air on the Bude Mystery Treasure Trail, something the locals can’t quite put their finger on… That’s why your crack team are on t...

Curious About Exeter

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Exeter gives an entertaining glimpse into what makes this fascinating Devon city what it is. Whether you're a resident or visiting for...

Exeter Woollen Trail

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Exeter Woollen Trail is a self-guided trail that provides a great way to learn about the historic city and its most important industry of the past, t...

The Padstow Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Following the route on the Padstow self-guided themed Treasure Trail, can you and the kids hunt around to find the answers to the clues which will so...

things-to-do redesign