Looking for things to do in Plymouth for families?
If you are looking for something to do with your family when in Plymouth, hop onto the ferry and take a glimpse at the history, mystery, wildlife and adventure that awaits you on Drake’s Island.
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Getting to the Island
The Jewel in Plymouth Sound
If you are looking for things to do in Plymouth for families, step on to Drake’s Island for one of the most unique and interesting guided tours in Plymouth and throughout the South West.
Learn all about the history and the mysteries surrounding the island. Walk the tunnels, deep into the island itself, see the abundance of wildlife that has made Drake’s Island their home and view Plymouth from a whole new perspective, as you climb to the highest part of the island for that perfect photo opportunity.
Visit Drake’s Island for the perfect family adventure!
Setting off from The Barbican, our guided tours offer over 2 hrs of history, mystery, wildlife, exploration of the island and views across Plymouth & Cornwall.
If you are looking for something to do with your family when in Plymouth, hop onto the ferry and take a glimpse at what awaits you on Drake’s Island.
WHAT TO EXPECT ON YOUR VISIT…
Drake’s Island is full of history, stories and views for miles. On your guided tour we’ll explain the history of the island as well its marine and bird life and you’ll see Plymouth from a beautiful new perspective.
Marine Conservation Area
Drake’s Island is working closely with it’s partner the National Marine Aquarium in order to protect, preserve and educate all areas of marine life around the island.
The island is home to much wildlife including the protected Little Egrets, bees, butterflies, insects and mammals.
The island is home to history and heritage at every turn. Each step on our guided tours leads you further into the islands heritage and importance within the community.