Things to Do in Plymouth

Are you looking for things to do in Plymouth? Explore the picturesque attractions of this beautiful port city in the Southwest of England. Whether you’re looking to shop, eat or explore there are plenty of things to do for the whole family. From the classic Theatre Royal to The Barbican, Plymouth is brimming with stunning places to visit. Our family run B&B is located just minutes from the City Centre, making access to these attractions simple and easy. Additionally, our friendly and helpful staff will be happy to offer their local knowledge on any queries you may have.


Plymouth Attractions

The following attractions are some of the most popular destinations that visitors to Plymouth like to explore.



Theatre Royal Plymouth

Theatre Royal

Southwest England’s leading dramatic centre, the Theatre Royal offers productions from classics to premieres.

plymouth pavillions

The Pavilions

With a swimming pool and ice rink as well as music and comedy, a trip to the Pavilions is perfect in wet weather.


Plymouth Hoe

With spectacular views across Plymouth Sound, plus sweeping lawns, “the Hoe” as it’s known makes the ideal place to relax.

the barbican harbour in plymouth

The Barbican

The Barbican’s maze of cobbled streets hosts restaurants and bars, plus waterfront boutiques and galleries.

Sutton Harbour

Sutton Harbour

Here you can watch sharks at the National Marine Aquarium, take a boat tour or learn about the Pilgrim Fathers.

Drake Circus

Drake Circus Shopping Centre

Drake Circus offers over 60 stores to browse in comfort, this includes all of the names that you’d expect.

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The Eden Project, St Austell

The Eden Project makes a great trip from your hotel in Plymouth; its “biomes” hold the world’s largest indoor rainforest.

Saltram House

Saltram House

This elegant National Trust Georgian house, packed with stunning interiors, is set in acres of beautiful parkland.

Plymouth City Centre

Plymouth City Centre

Plymouth is a fantastic place to shop, with major chains and specialist retailers galore, plus cafés and restaurants.

Smeatons Tower

Smeaton’s Tower

A former lighthouse, Smeaton’s Tower of 1759 once safeguarded local shipping. It’s now a Plymouth Hoe landmark.

Marine Aquarium

National Marine Aquarium

Britain’s largest aquarium is easily accessible from your guest house in Plymouth. Featuring underwater tunnels and shark displays.

Mayflower Steps

Mayflower Steps

On Plymouth’s waterfront, the Mayflower Steps were where, in 1620, the Pilgrim Fathers set sail. It’s marked by the flags of the UK and US.