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The half-term holidays are here and we're looking forward to another exciting week in Britain's Ocean City. From live music, food festivals, friendly attractions and more, there's plenty of family fun to look forward to during the upcoming holidays.

Discover what's on for a week's worth of excitement in Plymouth:


Explore the underwater world at the National Marine Aquarium 

Dive beneath the waves and learn what life is like beneath the water at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth. 

Home to more than 4,000 sea creatures ranging from sharks to seahorses, the Aquarium is a must for any nature lover. Discover sealife from across the world as you journey from the coral reefs of Australia to Plymouth Sound National Marine Park - a tad closer to home!

Purchase a ticket for the Aquarium and you'll automatically receive a complimentary pass meaning that you can return at any time for a year!


Flavour Fest 

Treat the family to a feast at Flavour Fest which is back in Plymouth City Centre for its 20th year beginning on Friday 31 May! 

More than 80 traders are set to take over the city centre and there are plenty of cuisines to try! 

Further entertainment is in store including cooking demonstrations, live music, craft workshops and more from 31 May until 2 June!


Relive at Argyle

What better way to kick start the Half-Term Holidays than a music festival? Get ready for an all-new festival at Home Park Stadium on Sunday, 26 May. 

Bring all the family to Relive at Argyle which is set to feature headline acts including Chris Moyles, Cascada, Craig Charles at the iconic stadium. 

Entertain the kids with the many funfair rides, bouncy castles, a food village, face painting and more set to feature across the day. 


Take a dip at Tinside

One of Plymouth's most iconic pools is back open just in time for half term. Book your passes and flock down to Tinside Lido for a swim this holiday. 

Make the most of the sunshine on the sundeck or immerse yourself in the saltwater pool situated right on the seafront in Plymouth.


Get your game on at Plymouth's newest arcade

Take the family to Plymouth's all-new arcade this half term. Continues Arcade has just opened in Plymouth City Centre and is a fantastic way to keep the family entertained. 

Go head-to-head and challenge your opponents on a variety of iconic arcade games. Pay once on entry then have unlimited plays on all of the games! 


Green Man Weekend

An ever-popular Green Man Weekend is back at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park starting on Saturday 25 May!

Check out all the fun at the free-to-visit event, with live shows, traders, Morris dancers, bouncy castles, food stalls and so much more at this year's event which is back at the park for its ninth year!


Watch a show at Market Hall

Visit the home of Europe's largest immersive dome this half term in Plymouth. Market Hall's 15m dome regularly hosts family-friendly shows which take you from outer space to the deep depths of the ocean and everywhere in between. 

Their screenings include sensory shows making it a fantastic family attraction to visit this half term. Book your tickets in advance to avoid dissapointment - the shows have a limited number of tickets and are always highly popular.


Score a birdie at mini-golf

Challenge the family to a day of crazy golf at China Fleet Woodland Adventure! Navigate your way around the tricky course, putting past water hazards, ramps and obstacles as you go! 

It's a great day out for the avid putter, go around with the lowest shots possible and maybe even score a hole-in-one!


Check out a Caribbean-themed fun day

Keep up the family-friendly vibes at the Caribbean Family Fun Day at Mount Edgcumbe! Hop across the water and prepare for a day filled with excitement, music, and delicious Caribbean flavours on Sunday 2 June. 

Dance along to the Caribbean tunes, explore the artisan traders and much more from 10:30am until 6pm on the day. 

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In partnership with GWR, Destination Plymouth’s lead travel partner 



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