Local Attractions near Elfordleigh
Elfordleigh Hotel is ideally located in Plympton, Plymouth. We have some wonderful attractions to choose from on our doorstep and some of England's most famous attractions, all within an hours drive of the hotel.
With so much to see and do, there is something for everyone!
Saltram House overlooks the River Plym and is set in a beautiful landscape park. It is the ideal day out, explore the house full of treasures, enjoy a stroll in the garden and afterwards have a cup of tea in the Chapel Tearoom.
Dartmoor Zoological Park
Fantastic family fun just 15 minutes away from the hotel. Set in 33 acres of woodland, Dartmoor Zoo has a wide range of exotic and native animals, including the biggest variety of Big Cats in the South West of England.
National Marine Aquarium
Explore the UK's largest aquarium, home to over 4,000 ocean animals. Experience the underwater world and get ready to learn all about the ocean from the Atlantic Ocean to the vibrant Great Barrier Reef.
No trip to Plymouth is complete without a visit to the Hoe. The perfect place to spend a sunny day and enjoy panorama views is the iconic Smeaton's Tower Lighthouse.
The barbican is the heart of the city's heritage with the oldest buildings and has the greatest historical stories. It is a vibrant place of cobbled streets and offers a range of galleries, pubs, cafes, restaurants and much more.
Mayflower Museum & Steps
The Museum is set over three floors, it tells the the story of the voyage of the Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower to the New World. Begins by stepping onto the balcony on the top floor to enjoy a fantastic panoramic view of todays' busy Barbican.
Plymouth Gin Distillery
The Plymouth Distillery is the oldest working distillery in England. take a tour back in time and learn about the history of the hallowed Black Friar's Distillery and get an introduction to the Plymouth Gin distillation process.
Mount Edgecumbe House & Country park
The former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe is set in 865 acres in South East Cornwall. It is another great venue for family or group outings, combine your visit with a cruise on the River Tamar.