West Hoe Park

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With a large children's play area, a miniature railway and putting green , it makes a great family day out. It's also got a large open grassed area perfect for picnics or playing games.Cross over the road and you can also take the steps down to the pebble beach, perfect for hunting for crabs and molluscs as well as a spot of sunbathing!

National Play Day is held here every year during August, Play Day transforms the park into a real festival event for children of all ages. Different organizations from Plymouth provide a range of activities from soft play, to bushcraft, to bouncy castles, storytelling and water play.


Crazy Golf (admission payable)
Trampolines (admission payable)
Playground with a wheelchair roundabout, accessible swing seat, cone climber, dragonfly see-saw and multi-play unit (open all year and inspected weekly)
Secret Garden with wooden climbing features dotted through the glade!
Gus Honeybun miniature train (admission payable)
Bouncy castle and merry-go-round (admission payable)    
Floral displays (planted for spring and summer)
Panoramic views over Plymouth Sound
Ample seating throughout the park
Kiosk selling beverages and sweets

The park is bordered by the waters of Plymouth Sound and the River Tamar which form a European Marine Site, consisting of a Special Area of Conservation and Special Protection Area

In the approaches to the Sound, bottle-nosed dolphins and basking sharks are occasionally spotted whilst beneath the waves, the Sound is home to both the spiny seahorse and the short-snouted seahorse which reside amongst eelgrass beds

The site is flat and unfenced with wide, tarmaced paths throughout the park. The playground has a wheelchair roundabout and accessible swing seat.

West Hoe Park is open 24 hours a day and is free to access.

Contact Details

West Hoe

Telephone: 01752 606034
Email: streetsceneservices@plymouth.gov.uk
Web: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/westhoepark