Food and Drink in Plymouth
Plymouth is the perfect place to enjoy food and drink this autumn. With the freshest seafood, great views, international eateries, delightfully cosy cafes and plenty of pubs, there's an abundance of dining delights just waiting to be discovered.
To celebrate all that’s brilliant about the afternoon tea on offer in Britain's Ocean City, we're running an amazing competition to win a Champagne Traditional Afternoon Tea for Two at Boringdon Hall.
In order to enter this giveaway, all you need to do is visit our competition page and answer one simple question!
Entries close at 11.59pm on Sunday 13 October 2019.
10 places to enjoy afternoon tea in Plymouth
A quintessentially British tradition, afternoon tea dates back to the 1840s. A traditional afternoon tea will typically include sandwiches and savoury treats, scones with jam and clotted cream, delicious cakes and tarts, and of course, tea! But there’s now a huge range of variations on this traditional meal and Plymouth has plenty to offer.
Elmer’s Big Parade bows out in style
It’s a wrap! Elmer’s Big Parade – Devon’s biggest public art event of 2019 – is coming to an end, but the mammoth mob is not going quietly. In fact, there’s an ele-fantastic Farewell Weekend in store for the whole family to enjoy.
From Friday 4 to Sunday 6 October, Herd HQ in the former Toys R Us building at Western Approach, Plymouth will throw open its doors to welcome people keen to see the hefty herd all together under one roof, where they can get a close-up look at the unique designs created by talented artists, including internationally renowned painter Brian Pollard.
Embrace your creativity with Autumn of Arts at Royal William Yard
This autumn is set to be one of discovery and creativity, as Royal William Yard’s Autumn of Arts makes a welcome return this month. Visitors will have plenty of opportunities to embrace their creative side with a packed calendar of events and activities, from exhibitions and workshops, to open studios and performances.
With 30 artists and makers based at Ocean Studios, the public will be able to explore their work, as every studio opens its doors to visitors. And resident Yard arts and craft hub, Ocean Studios and Make at 140, will get the creative juices flowing throughout the autumn, with workshops to suit all ages and abilities, including calligraphy, dress making, life drawing, screen printing and ceramics.
The Halloween Trail
21 - 27 October 2019
Forget any nasty tricks this Halloween, follow our Halloween Trail map around Plymouth City Centre and collect some sweet spooky treats to enjoy.
Plymouth marina runner-up in national awards
Plymouth’s Mayflower Marina has received the Runner-up Award in the Yacht Harbour Association’s 2019 Coastal Marina of the Year Awards (over 250 berths).
Voted for by members of the public and marina berth holders, the prestigious Marina of the Year awards focus on the quality of the marina facilities and the customer service provided by marina staff. The awards were announced at the Southampton Boat Show.