Family and Kids in Plymouth

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Plymouth? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Plymouth, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Plymouth.
Plan a marvelous family trip at the budget you are looking without missing the fun!

Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Plymouth for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Burrator Reservoir

    Picnic Spot

    Surrounded by mixed woodland, this is a natural bounty and is popular as a picnic spot. Activities like walking, cycling and horse riding are facilitated by individual tracks, footpaths and bridleways. There are trails leading to Dartmoor and the circular walking track around the water is ideal for s picnic stroll. 
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Saltram House

    Picnic Spot

    A largely undiscovered treasure, Saltram House is considered as an epitome of centuries of elegance and class. Perfect for a family outing, this is a huge estate that has been home to the Parker family for around 300 years. Saltram House is the best example of a country-side estate with outlandish interiors, extravagant gardens and the huge family memorabilia. The garden surrounding the huge st...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Buckland Abbey

    Family and Kids

    Built by the Cistercians, Buckland Abbey dates back to 700 years ago. A museum and a part house, Buckland Abbey is filled with treasures like legendary Drake’s Drum. The great Barn surrounding the Abbey is also a must-visit, since most of it has been preserved just the way it was, for centuries! Beautiful meadows, orchards, woodlands and great views of Tavy valley- a trip to Buckland Abbe...Read more
  4. Amazing Plymouth attraction for kids
    Plymouth Sound

    Family and Kids

    A roaring coastal section running along the eastern side of Plymouth; the dotted area with rocks where waves splash to make a magnificent acoustic effect is what Plymouth Sound is all about. The rocks exhibit varied geology with the oldest of them dating back to around 300-330 million years ago. Red and green slates, siltstones, sandstones and marine fossils are worth observing. These rocks are...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Royal William Victualling Yard

    Family and Kids

    An important victualling depot of the British Royal Navy, the Royal William Victualling Yard was named after King William IV. Built between 1826 and 1835, the site occupies 16 acres of area. Although the Yard was closed in 1992, it is a Grade I listed property and is termed as the grandest of the royal victualling yards. Most of the building remains unaltered and is one of the most magnificent ...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Plymouth
    Mount Edgcumbe House

    Park

    The former home of the Earls of Mount Edgecumbe, it is situated in the Grade I Cornish garden within the 865 acres of country park in South East Cornwall. Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Dating back to the 1500s, the home was restored after WW II and is one of the most popular historic destinations in the area. The heritage home and the garden is the perf...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Plymbridge Woods And Plym Valley

    Family and Kids

    A beautiful valley adorned with woods on its panorama, the Plym valleys opens up to the moors of Dartmoor and is known for its distinguished meadows, ancient woodland and wilderness. An excellent starting point to take the trail for the Dartmoor, the valley is known for its bird spotting. Other creatures that can be observed are bats, amphibians, butterflies and wildflowers. Activities: Oriente...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Burgh Island

    Family and Kids

    Although a small tidal island in South Devon, visitors of Plymouth never give this a miss! Popular for being the inspirational setting of the books Ten Little Niggers and the Hercule Poirot mystery Evil Under the Sun by world-renowned author Agatha Christie, the Burgh Island is a popular filming location for music videos and movies. The Burgh Island hotel is known for its classic art-deco and i...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Plym Valley Cycle Trail

    Family and Kids

    Hire a bike and get going, the Plym Valley cycle trail is something you shouldn’t miss on your visit to Plymouth. A scenic trail running for around 2.5 miles runs along the old Plym valley railway track. Extending up to the Saltram house, the Plym Valley cycle trail has many beautiful attractions dotted along its track. Guided tours are available for the same!
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Wembury Beach

    Beach, Picnic Spot

    Offering some of the best rock pools in the country, the Wembury beach is known for its surfing, kayaking and snorkeling facilities. A great place to start the inland and coastal excursion, there are also passenger ferries that can take you to the riverside villages of Noss Mayo or Newton Ferrers. The beach also offers extensive views and access to the Great Mewstone Island which exhibits uniqu...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Dartmeet

    Picnic Spot

    A scenic spot and walking area, Dartmeet is where you can pack a basket, grab a blanket and head for a family picnic. Well-maintained trails, shady trees, lush green lawns and a riverside location make it a popular tourist spot in Devon. As the name implies, it is the meeting point of two major tributaries of River Dart- the East Dart and the West Dart. Ask the locals about the Coffin stone and...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Tinside Lido Pool

    Family and Kids

    Listed as one of the top 10 outdoor pools in Europe, The Tinside Lido overlooks the sea of Plymouth and dates back to 1935. Presenting the classic British seaside, the pool is a grade II listed attraction and exhibits stunning art-deco. A semicircle having a diameter of 55 meters, a huge central fountain and two side fountains adorn the pool making it great for a dip in the hot weather or a laz...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    The Bread And Roses Free House

    Family and Kids

    Known as the social enterprise hub of Plymouth, the Bread and Roses free house is popular among the locals and tourists alike. Live music, great drinks and scrumptious spread of food makes it one of the best places to hangout in Plymouth. International DJ’s, visual arts, comedy, film, poetry readings, language centre and book club are some of the major crowd pullers!
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Plymouth Ski And Snowboard Centre

    Family and Kids

    Want to have an adrenaline rush? Head straight to the Plymouth Ski and Snowboarding centre! Offering the best skiing facilities in the entire West Country, this centre also provides a platform to try snow-tubing, tobogganing along with regular skiing and snowboarding. 4 slopes and 3 lifts take the adventure to a higher level. They also have an in-house restaurant and bar.
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Devonport Park

    Park

    Also famous as People’s Park, the Devonport Park is located in between the communities of Devonport, Stoke, Morice Town and Keyham. Dating back to the 19th century, this is the oldest formal public park in Plymouth. The park is atop a hill offering extensive views of River Tamar. The memorial garden, adventure play area for children and a heritage walking trail add to the allure of the pl...Read more