Local Family Attractions
- from 15 minutes
There are a number of beaches in the area, those closest
to the Hotel being Wembury and Mothercombe both within a
15 minute drive. All these beaches have car parks,
but these are not necessarily alongside the beach. Refreshments
are available at many beaches, but this may be limited to
the summer season. For a full list follow the link above.
MARINE AQUARIUM - 15 minutes
The NMA located on the historic Sutton Harbour in Plymouth
is the largest Aquarium in the United Kingdom. Features
for Families include a newly opened Learning Zone, a specialist
Shark Tank and regular guided tours.
CINEMA - 15 minutes
Vue have a 16 cinema complex on the hotel side of Plymouth.
The complex also features Ten Pin Bowling and a range of
SWIMMING POOL AND ICE SKATING ARENA - 20 minutes
The largest entertainment centre in Devon and Cornwall.For
the family it features a fun pool and ice skating rink as
well as a full entertainment programme in the Main Arena.
AND SNOW BOARDING CENTRE - 20 minutes
Dry slopes at their best!
FARM - 20 minutes
A working farm and family attraction. It also features
Falconary Displays and activities for young and not so young
& OTTERS & STEAM RAILWAY, BUCKFASTLEIGH -
An all-weather family visit. Otters are fed three times
daily; underwater viewing area; live exotic tropical butterflies
in a rain forest habitat to wander through; butterfly hatching
area; also birds, fish, terrapins and other small creatures.
The railway uses steam trains and follows the River Dart
DARTMOOR WILD LIFE PARK, SPARKWELL
Currently undergoing a major upgrade - reopening April
QUAY - 45 minutes
This 1,000 year old inland port and charming village became
the greatest copper port in Queen Victoria`s Empire. Amongst
other activities, you can travel a mile underground by train
into a copper mine, try on costumes from the extensive 1860`s
wardrobe, and explore restored harbours, ships, cottages,
workshops and a village school, etc.
ZOO - 45 minutes
75 acres of conservation in action. New Marie Le Fevre
Ape Centre, new desert habitat, new woodland enclosures
for lions and tigers, new brookside walk through aviary.
One of England`s biggest zoos with over 60 endangered species.
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