Plymouth HMS Heroes welcome you to the City of Plymouth. This is a great place to live and we know you will soon make lots of Hero friends here. Our club members have put together some information for you to help you find your way around and to help you and your family to get to know Plymouth. Click on the tabs to explore our City and the surrounding area.
The Hoe has some terraces with sitting and sun-bathing areas.
Beaches are pebbly, you can swim in the sea or the lido pool.
Devils Point is in the south west of Plymouth, on the coast at the end of Durnford Street.
There are cliffs, grass and boulders and
you can swim in the sea or the tidal pool.
Jennycliff is close to Plymstock which is next to Plymouth.
There is a small pebble beach with rock pools.
Above the beach there is a grass area for picnics and games and views across Plymouth Sound. There is also a café.
Wembury is just outside Plymouth in the South Hams. Wembury is part of a Voluntary Marine Conservation Area (VMCA) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC).
The Marine Centre is a great place to learn about the area and its wildlife through interactive displays and rock pool rambles.
Mount Edgcumbe Country Park is at Cremyll just 15 minutes away by ferry from Plymouth. Within the country park you might see wild deer; there are formal gardens and landscaped woodlands with fantastic views; historic buildings including forts, a temple, a folly and an orangery.
The main beach at Bovisand is a sheltered bay with yellow sand and cliffs on each side. It is popular with locals and families.
There is a lots of flat sand when the tide is out, ideal for ball games.
Popular with divers as there are lots wrecks in the area.
The twin villages of Cawsand and Kingsand are across the Tamar from Plymouth, on the end of a three mile bay.
There are sand and shingle beaches sheltered by Rame Head Peninsula with views over Plymouth Sound.
Sheltered sand and shingle beaches with views over Plymouth Sound.
You can reach this beach by ferry from the Barbican or Cremyll.
A sandy cove with rock pools with low cliffs. Wembury is down a quiet country lane. Next to the beach is the Old Mill, a National Trust building originally used to grind grain for the local parish, now a cafe.
A large sandy bay across the river Tamar.
At high tide this part of the coast splits into many smaller coves: Tregonhawke Beach, Freathy Beach, Tregantle Cliff Beach down a narrow cliff path.
This quiet sandy and rocky beach is popular with surfers and has fantastic rock pools to explore.
Further down the Cornish coast from Whitsand bay and near the golf course.
Downderry Beach. .
A long straight beach made up of a mixture of sand, shingle and pebbles
The beach is popular with visitors and locals and has cliffs.
A large beach of grey sand on a small estuary in a pretty bay. Enjoyed by both locals and holiday makers.
Stoke Beach is a small sandy beach with some rocky areas.
A large sandy beach that is a traditional family beach.
There are two parts to the beach.
Meadowsfoot is a privately owned beach and nearby Coastguard’s Beach which has free public access.
Across the river Erne is Wonwell Beach.
A sheltered sandy beach.
Fine sand and rocky cove. Good family beach with rock pooling at low tide, and a coastal path along the cliffs. Watersports are popular.
Bigbury On Sea Beach
With a sandy beach Bigbury-on-Sea is connected to Burgh Island by a causeway passable at low tide. At high tide a sea tractor transports passengers to and from the island.