If you head on down to the Hoe you’ll have stunning views across the Plymouth Sound and out towards Drake Island. The Hoe is the perfect place to relax during the summer months with the sun glistening against the water. Every August the British Firework Championships take place in Plymouth and the Hoe provides the best viewing of the event which attracts 200,000 visitors. Also on the Hoe you’ll find landmarks such as Smeaton’s Tower and Tinside Pool which was built in 1935 and reopened in 2005 after undergoing a renovation.
For the walkers amongst us, Plymouth is a dream location with a wide variety of walks available in the city and the surrounding areas. A beautiful place to start would be Burrator Reservoir, where there is endless footpaths to explore. Streams run freely through the woodland in this undisturbed paradise on the outskirts of the city. A little further afield you’ll reach Dartmoor National Park with 368 square miles of moors. The South West Coast Path also passes through the city itself with the Waterfront Walkway taking you 9.3 miles along the cities coastline.
Plymouth has some great tourist attractions including the National Marine Aquarium and Plymouth Gin Distillery which you’ll find in the Barbican area of the city. Elsewhere in the city you’ll find other attractions such as Plymouth Karting and Plymouth Ski Slope and Snowboard Centre ensuring there is plenty to do on a holiday in Plymouth whatever the weather.
For a great place to stay while in Plymouth take a look at our holiday parks in Plymouth or take a look at our full range of Devon holiday parks.