Local Attractions

With so many sights and attractions on the doorstep of the Grosvenor you will never be short of things to do in Plymouth.

Smeatons Tower Hoe

Plymouth Hoe and Smeaton’s Tower

Plymouth Hoe is the natural heart of Plymouth with breath-taking views across Plymouth Sound. The perfect place to relax and watch the boats come and go or visit the historical monuments and light house.

The Barbican

Plymouth’s Barbican is home to Britain’s maritime heritage, the cobbled streets are lively with plenty of boutique shops and restaurants. The Mayflower steps from where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail in 1620 is a must see.

Plymouth Sport –Plymouth Raiders, Plymouth Argyle, Plymouth Albion

Plymouth has three main sports teams; Raiders for basketball, Argyle for football and Albion for rugby. If you fancy supporting the local teams, dates for games and matches can be found at the following websites:

Royal William Yard

Situated at the entrance of the River Tamar, the Grade 1 former Royal Naval buildings are alive with cafes, bars, restaurants, a museum and an art gallery. A daily ferry service operates between Royal William Yard and the Barbican.

National Marine Aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth is the UKs biggest Aquarium. Your journey will take you across the world’s oceans, from the shores of Plymouth to the coral reefs of the tropics.

Saltram House (National Trust)

Saltram is set in beautiful grounds that provide precious green space on the outskirts of Plymouth. Saltram was home to the Parker family from 1743. It is magnificently decorated with original contents including Chinese wallpapers and an exceptional collection of paintings.