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Things to do in Holbeton

Stay at one of our Finest holiday homes in Holbeton and indulge in an idyllic holiday retreat. Pack up a picnic and head to a pristine sandy beach along this beautiful and totally unspoilt coastline. Grab your walking boots and explore the hidden coves along the South West Coastal Path. Holbeton is just 9 miles from Plymouth giving easy access to historical sites, a world class aquarium and an excellent theatre. 

Why holiday in Holbeton?

The location is stunning! Mothecombe Beach is perfect for wild swimming and rock pooling. Kids will love building dams along the stream which runs down to the shore. It’s also a good spot for kayaking and paddle boarding. Coastguards Beach is vast and hits the spot for a game of cricket on the sands at low tide. Check out our Holbeton Beach guide for further info.

Holbeton holiday

Things to do in Holbeton

Visit Mothecombe Gardens which is open to the public every Tuesday, from the end of February to the end of August. Go foraging at Carswell Farm and join one of their exciting foraging workshops and safari tours. Join an early morning beach fitness session with Physically Fabulous for a group workout on the sands at sunrise or book one of their private SUP lessons, great for the core balance!

Photo credit – Carswell Farm

Visit nearby Plymouth

Head to historical Plymouth for a packed calendar of events throughout the year. The city is steeped in history – stroll along the Hoe and climb Smeaton’s Tower. Visit the Mayflower Steps where, in 1620 the Pilgrim Fathers landed, and follow their journey at the Mayflower Museum. Discover the Royal William Yard with its excellent restaurants and bars or hop on a ferry to cross the River Tamar to visit the seaside villages of Cawsand and Kingsand.

Photo credit: Visit Plymouth