Morley Park has easy access to The Ride which has as a riverside path along the river Plym to Saltram Estate. With scenic views along the way, it is perfect for dog walking, cyclists, and families. Further walks and cycle paths are available across the top of the quarry and, in the near future, there will also be a direct link from the Morley Park development to the Laira rail bridge pedestrian and cycle scheme.
The stunning Saltram House and parklands is a largely undiscovered treasure which has been the home of sophistication and extravagance for centuries. The house, restaurant, shops and play areas are great for a day out while the beautiful surrounding parklands are the perfect place for a Sunday afternoon stroll.
Just a 15 minute drive from Morley Park is Wembury beach, a spectacular stretch of coastline alongside dramatic clifftops. Walkers of all ages and abilities will find suitable routes to explore, local boatmen offer a ferry ride across the Yealm Estuary and families can discover creatures in thriving rock pools. The area offers a variety of water sports including swimming, sailing and surfing on swells of up to ten feet.
A variety of modern fitness facilities are available at nearby Nuffield Health & Wellbeing including a gym, exercise classes and swimming lessons. Staddon Heights golf club is just 3.5 miles away with its 18-hole cliff top course.
Nearby there are well-known landmarks, historical sites and natural assets to explore across Plymouth's many unique areas and districts. The Barbican's cobbled quayside and 'The Hoe' are both nearby whilst, further afield, you can stroll round the many stately homes and gardens in the area. Get up close to some big cats at Dartmoor Zoological Park, travel down the Tamar by boat or take to the slopes at the John Nike ski and leisure centre.
The nationally acclaimed Theatre Royal showcases some of the UK's biggest and best productions. Whilst the Pavilions has leisure and entertainment under one roof with its packed event diary of live gigs and shows, ice rink and fun pool.
- Saltram House and Parklands: 1.5 miles
- Wembury Beach: 5 miles
- Plymouth Pavilions: 2.7 miles
- Exeter: 43 miles