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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
National Park
“Dartmoor National Park covers an area of 368 square miles – the largest and wildest area of open country in southern England. Throughout the year Dartmoor is an exceptionally beautiful place to visit and has something to offer all the family. Activities include walking, cycling, horse riding, climbing, canoeing and camping. ”
  • 252 locals recommend
Zoo
“Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, is a zoo in Paignton, Devon, England, which was opened to the public in 1923. The zoo is part of South West Environmental Parks Ltd which is owned by the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust (WWCT). It is a combined zoo and botanic garden that welcomes over half a million visitors a year. WWCT also runs Living Coasts in Torquay, Devon and Newquay Zoo in Newquay, Cornwall. All three are registered charities. Paignton Zoo has a collection of about 2,000 animals representing nearly 300 species. It also cultivates about 1,600 different species of plant. It currently employs over 100 permanent staff and an additional 120 seasonally. A registered educational and scientific charity, Paignton Zoo is committed to the highest standards of animal husbandry and welfare, to scientific research, education and the breeding and conservation of rare and endangered animal and plant species. Paignton Zoo was one of the earliest combined zoological and botanical gardens in Britain and the first that was opened with education as its mission. Paignton Zoo was, based on visitor feedback, named by TripAdvisor as the third best zoo in the UK and ninth best zoo in Europe in 2014.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Church
“Beautiful cathedral. Free to enter when a service is on, otherwise costs 7 euro ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Garden
“a great visit for gardening enthusiasts, always has something of interest and often has exhibitions or fairs on. We particularly like lady Anne's garden and down by the lake. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Theater
“heatre Royal, Plymouth, is a theatre venue in Plymouth, Devon. It consists of a 1,300-seat main auditorium, The Lyric, which regularly hosts large-scale musicals, opera and ballet; a 200-seat studio, The Drum; and a 50-seat studio, The Lab. On a separate site, Theatre Royal Plymouth also has a production and learning centre, TR2, featuring rehearsal studios and workshops for the production of set and costumes.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Aquarium
“This is the biggest aquarium in Europe..wel worth a visit especially on a rainy day”
  • 25 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Kents Cavern is our family business, it has been run by our family for over 110 years. A truely exciting and unique day out. Well worth a visit!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“This area is the heart of Plymouth's night life with a countless amount of bars and some wonderful restaurants.. for a night out it really comes to life at the weekends..great for the day time too.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Museum
“A beautiful Museum to delight historians and art lovers. Take a stroll into this much loved historic building, housing many wonderful pieces.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Theme Park
“This one time real sheep farm has diversified into a popular family attraction.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Theme park approx 1 hour drive away (it's not far but the roads are windy!). Family friendly, medium sized theme park with plenty for a whole day of fun. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Theater
“Something on here all the time. Tribute acts, opera, drama, comedy, music. Lots going on. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Zoo
“Our own maritime zoo - a great visit for all and only 20 minutes on foot from Rosa. Seabirds and animals. Brilliant views from here.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Big cinema complex for recent releases and mainstream films. Great for rainy days. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Enjoy endless adventures at our local adventure park regardless of what time of year it is. Experience over 60 rides and attractions, 100 acres of adventures and 75,000sq ft of undercover fun. There are animals to feed, groom and ride and plenty of refreshments on site. The perfect family adventure day! ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“You can’t make a visit to Lyme Regis without strolling along the historic Cobb. Watch out for swell on a super low tide within the bay for good surf opportunities.”
  • 36 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Garden
“a great visit for gardening enthusiasts, always has something of interest and often has exhibitions or fairs on. We particularly like lady Anne's garden and down by the lake. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food grown around on the Riverford farm eaten in the field kitchen on shared tables with large bowls and set menu. fab food and a wonderful spot. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Hix Oyster and Fish House in Lyme Regis is always a treat. Wonderful fresh seafood cooked with style and often some locally foraged wild ingredients too, plus a stunning view over the Cobb and out to sea. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's place. It serves breakfast, coffee, lunch and dinner and has a great shop with books, local produce and gifts.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
“Breakfast on a Sunday is very popular here so be prepared for a short wait in peak season - wonderful friendly service and heavenly food”
  • 27 locals recommend
Pub
“Fab breakfast especially the vegan one! Great place by the water for coffee / lunch / evening meal ( booking advisable). Take away pizzas - ordered when you go in.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The food is delicious with lovely views over Torre Abbey Sands. Book a table as it's very popular. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“If you like seafood then this is a place not to miss. Serving the best fresh fish and shellfish from Brixham, the Bistro is situated overlooking the harbour. ”
  • 11 locals recommend

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