Things to do in Plymouth
Green Fee Discount
50% discount from the normal green fee rate. This offer is only available online. Come and play our beautiful golf course.
Agatha Christie walking tour - the story of her extraordinary life
Every guest review has awarded this tour 5 stars! We've received Trip Advisor's Badge of Excellence and their Traveller's Choice award, which makes us the #1 tour in Torquay and places this walking tour in the top 10% in the world! So, even if you've never read an Agatha Christie novel, watched a film, or seen her plays, it doesn't matter! Join this tour to hear the story of Agatha's truly remarkable life Guests will be enthralled to listen to her early years in Torquay, her bitter/sweet marriage to Archie Christie, and where she found the inspiration to create her legendary characters. I will provide guests with a better understanding of who she was and how she bounced back from personal and professional challenges to become the world's most successful author. By the end of the tour, you'll have a better appreciation of her outstanding contributions during both World Wars and how her books continue to touch the lives of millions around the world.
Torquay at War Small-Group Guided Walking Tour
This tour allows you to learn about Torquay's contribution during both World Wars, with the only full time tour guide in Torquay that provides a war walk of the town.
Honey wine (mead) making and tasting experience
Experience leader Thomas O'Hagan is a mead-maker, biologist and bee keeper who has won the full 3 stars in The Great Taste Awards and Silver in The IWSC for his mead. He has a passion for historical mead-making and aims to bring this tradition back into everyone's kitchens.
09:30 Coach & Ride (one hour surf lesson & keep the kit for the rest of the day)
Sarah Whiteley grew up looking over Saunton Sands, right between Croyde and Braunton. After years at the top of the competitive surfing game (British and European Champion), she decided to return to her roots and give something back to the sport by setting up Walking on Waves Surf School. Chances are you could get lessons from one of Britain’s most successful female surfers. I believe in, and take pride in, working with surfers at all levels – from first attempt to competition coaching. There’s a joy that comes from seeing someone stand up for the first time that invigorates me every time. Equally, there’s a sense of fulfilment at helping someone nail a manoeuvre that they’ve been working on for 3 months.
We specialise in PRIVATE sessions (just your group and our guides) and sessions are BESPOKE to suit you. Are you feeling a little nervous and need an extra hand along the way? Or are you looking for an adrenaline packed plunge off the biggest jumps we have to offer? Have you been before and would like to experience the washing machine instead of the caves? Whatever you want, Coastal Adventures have got you covered!
Fused glass pieces and workshops
You will have the opportunity to learn about fused glass, the techniques and then create something unique of your own.
Interior Decor Taster Afternoon
For anyone who is interested in the home and Interiors this afternoon is a must! It teaches you how to discover your Decor style with Ideas and Inspiration. It provides a design overview of 10 different Interior styles. You’ll get to understand colour and the colour wheel basics and how to use colour creatively in your Interior design. You’ll end the afternoon by making up your very own Interior mood board - Be prepared to get stuck in and roll up your sleeves in what promises to be a fun, full on, interactive day.
Gin Making Experience
The Gin Nest is Torbay's premier gin-making experience. You will be guided in the art of distilling your own craft gin using a traditional copper pot still. We provide alcoholic or non alcoholic drinks during the experience, and a 500ml bottle of your hand-crafted gin to take home with you. You have the opportunity to personalise your experience to suit any occasion. We take individual bookings or group bookings. Talk to the team today if you want to book for a space for a rainy day, a birthday, hen party, or any other event.
Fly a Motorglider in Devon
Flying above the Devonshire countryside in a motorglider is a truly unique experience. Our aircraft it is both very quiet and comfortable and offers unrivalled visibility making it perfect for taking aerial photographs. Motorgliders by there nature are extremely safe aircraft to fly in as with their long wings they can glide very efficiently without the engine running. Your 30min Motorglider Experience will give you a great opportunity to enjoy a birds eye view of Devon as well as the chance to handle the controls and fly the motorglider if you wish. As your pilot is a fully qualified flying Instructor you will be able to receive some tuition on handling the controls of the aircraft and possibly flying us back to the airfield yourself.
Gliding Experience in Devon
Totally unique experience offered with this trip. Take off and climb away using our 80hp Rotax engine and upon reaching 1 mile above sea level we will slowly reduce power and allow the engine to gently cool down. After about a minute of cooling we will stop the engine completely and become a proper glider with a glide ratio of 24 to 1. This should give us 15-20 minutes of silent engineless flight or more if we can find some thermals and go soaring with the birds.
Private RIB Seafari Boat Tour in Torquay
Join us for a fantastic coastal tour and explore of the bay. You will arrive at our vibrant hub and we will get kitted up and safety briefed. The excitement then begins to build as you are taken onboard one of our boats (dependant on the activity booked). Whether it's an exhilarating RIB Ride, a leisurely coastal tour or private and exclusive charter. The tour starts in MDL Marina where we make our way past the many expensive and exclusive motor yachts - once out of the marina we are in open seas. We hug the stunning coastline which is rich in geology and wildlife and is what makes the English Riviera so unique. We then look for our resident pod of dolphins, keep an eye out for seals basking on the rocks and explore the many secluded cove and caves. It really is an experience that will not be forgotten.
Hot Air Balloon Flight from Tiverton
Enjoy a Champagne Hot Air Balloon flight over the beautiful countryside of Devon. Take in the stunning English scenery as you float effortlessly through the sky. Minimum of two people. You will meet our ground crew where you will be taken to the launch site. You will then meet your Pilot and be given a full safety briefing; you can get involved and help inflate the balloon! Your skilled and experienced Pilot will fly you over wonderful landscapes for up to one hour. When you land, you can help pack away the balloon and enjoy a glass of chilled Champagne or juice to toast your flight, you can also request a signed personalised flight certificate. You will then be taken back to the original meeting place in our vehicles. A fantastic experience and one to be remembered forever! Hot Air Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk and the whole experience lasts around 3-4 hours. Flights are weather dependent. Main flying season April-October.
Hot Air Balloon Flight from Exeter
Enjoy a Champagne Hot Air Balloon flight over the beautiful City of Exeter and surounding Devon countryside. Take in the stunning English scenery as you float effortlessly through the sky. Minimum of two people.. You will meet our ground crew where you will be taken to the launch site. You will then meet your Pilot and be given a full safety briefing; you can get involved and help inflate the balloon! Your skilled and experienced Pilot will fly you over wonderful landscapes for up to one hour. When you land, you can help pack away the balloon and enjoy a glass of chilled Champagne or juice to toast your flight, you can also request a signed personalised flight certificate. You will then be taken back to the original meeting place in our vehicles. A fantastic experience and one to be remembered forever! Hot Air Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk and the whole experience lasts around 3-4 hours. Flights are weather dependent. Main flying season April-October.
Glider Plane Tour of the Jurassic Coast
Flying above the Jurassic Coastline in a motorglider is a truly unique experience. Our aircraft it is both very quiet and comfortable and offers unrivalled visibility making it perfect for taking aerial photographs of all the attractions along the beautiful South Coast Motorgliders by there nature are extremely safe aircraft to fly in as with their long wings they can glide very efficiently without the engine running. Your 1 hour trip will give you ample opportunity to see the cliffs and beaches along the coast as well as the chance to handle the controls and fly the motorglider if you wish. As your pilot is a fully qualified flying Instructor you will be able to receive some tuition on handling the controls of the aircraft and possibly flying us back to the airfield yourself.
Private Dartmoor Driving Tour by 4 x 4 Land Rover Discovery
From the moment we pick you up from your accommodation to the moment we drop you off this seamless hassle free day will have you hooked. Discover the wild beauty of Dartmoor, with its windswept moors, ancient settlements and towering granite tors. Walk amongst the wild ponies and highland cattle whilst immersing yourself in mystical landscape before retreating to a traditional cosy pub or quintessential tea room. This truly is a breathtaking and varied landscape with legends and myths a plenty, all to be experienced from both the comfort of our iconic Land Rover Discovery and on foot to ensure you “touch and feel” this unique land. Together we will discover, explore, learn laugh have some fun and build some memories. We feel humble to be able to share this special corner of England with you, it truly is a remarkable place.
Surf and Yoga in Devon
Missed travel? Missed Mother Nature? You don't need to leave the UK to get your fix of natural beauty and adventure. This Trip is all about those wellness vibes you've been missing: we're talking waves, vegan food, yoga, swimming and hiking! Enjoy the unique North Devon Coast, as you surf, swim, gaze at sunsets, sleep and repeat on this active adventure that'll make you fall in love with the United Kingdom's unique underrated beauty.
South West Coast Path Walking - The Jurassic Coast (9 days, 8 nights)
The South West Coast Path is one of the UK’s National Trail footpaths, running 630 miles from Minehead in Somerset, round the South West tip of England to Bournemouth in Dorset. his itinerary focusses on the Jurassic Coast, running from Budleigh Salterton to Poole. What's included? Breakfast included, other meals excluded Luggage Transfers between accommodation providers Fully comprehensive tour pack with maps, available in English, German, French and Italian as standard. (Other languages available on request) Access to a smartphone digital app which offers GPS tracking for the routes (downloaded prior to save on data costs) Access to a 24/7 helpline in case of any emergencies Exclusions Entry or admission fee Landing & facility fees Individual travel to the UK Lunch & Dinner Travel Taxes Entry fees to attractions Please note Passport required Passport needed if travelling to UK from other countries
Vibrant Historical Walking Tour Through Falmouth
Falmouth Uncovered is a historical walking tour that peels away the centuries and reveals Falmouth as it used to be — a raucous melting pot of pirates, sailors and adventurers. This is a history tour with fire in its belly, and with gripping stories for grown-ups and fun activity sheets for children, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. There’s nowhere else in the world quite like Falmouth, and after you’ve experienced the tour you’ll never see it in quite the same way again.
Discover Falmouth's unique mindboggling history!
Much younger than its rival towns, Falmouth was the upstart who rapidly grew to become the biggest, richest and boldest Cornish town. A place for female pirates, poets, cannibals, Scandinavians, fallen war heroes and famous inventors, this town rapidly became known around the World! Let yourself be fascinated by its vivid history as we stroll along beautiful beaches and picturesque quays. We will regale you with the stories of the many who helped put Falmouth on the World map. With the help of ancient maps, paintings and old photos, you be will plunged head first back in time. We bet you have never experienced a history tour like this. So take your walking shoes and your thirst for curiosity and get ready to be wowed by this exciting town.