What’s happening

Find all the upcoming events to do with Plymouth Sound National Marine Park, and let us know what events you have planned via our events form!

Bridging the Tamar Introductory Talk

Bridging the Tamar Visitor Centre Tamar Bridge, Plymouth

Join our friendly volunteers for a free introductory talk about the two wonderful bridges over the River Tamar. Talks are held in the amphitheatre in the grounds of the Bridging […]

Free

Family Activities with the West Country Rivers Trust

Bridging the Tamar Visitor Centre Tamar Bridge, Plymouth

Learn about the Natural History of the River Tamar. Join the team from West Country Rivers Trust as part of National Wildlife Week for some fun family activities at the […]

Free

NMP Community Science – Big Seaweed Search

Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park Cremyll, Torpoint, Cornwall

Community Science / Citizen Science! This term means to collect data on the natural world for scientists, these projects are fun and very accessible with little to no prior knowledge […]

Barbican Bunny Bums

Plymouth Barbican

There’s a bunny warren under the Barbican cobbles this Easter, all you’ll see are bunny tails disappearing into their burrows. Hop on down to the Barbican and match the name […]

Free

Introduction to Foreshore Archaeology

Mount Batten Centre 70 Lawrence Rd, Mount Batten, Plymouth

When: 8 April 2023 – 10:00 – 16:30Where: The Mount Batten Watersports & Activities Centre, 70 Lawrence Rd, Mount Batten,Plymouth, PL9 9SJWho: 12 years and older and able to walk […]

£15

Kids Nauti-cool Disco

Plymouth Sound

Calling all little mermaids, super cool sailors, pesky pirates, and cute sea creatures. Ride the waves with us on our craziest kid’s party of the summer! There’ll be face painting, […]

£2 – £38

Follow us on Instagram

The evenings are getting lighter and the days are longer. Good times are coming!🙌

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #MyNationalMarinePark #Coast2023

📍 Plymouth Hoe
📸 @phil_toms
...

Love this weeks 'Scene of the Sound' was sent in by David Peake! Life beneath the water is fascinating 😍

Send in your pics to be in with the chance of being featured across our channels 👇

https://plymouthsoundnationalmarinepark.com/scenesofthesound/

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #MyNationalMarinePark #Coast2023
...

One of our favourite views is Firestone Bay, looking beautifully blue here 😍🌊

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #Coast2023

📍 Firestone Bay
📸 @scabbles_ahoy
...

Purple haze 💜

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark

📍 Plymouth Hoe
📸 @sarah_presh
...

Heavenly skies above #PlymouthSoundNMP 👼

#Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark #PSNMP

📍 Plymouth Sound
📸 @photography.by.hrg
...

As dusk falls, the banks of the River Tamar light up providing a beautiful spectacle as you cross the Tamar Bridge. Captured effortlessly by @brianaitkenheadpictures 🌝

#PlymouthSoundNMP #PSNMP #MyNationalMarinePark #Coast2023

📍 Saltash Passage
📸 @brianaitkenheadpictures
...

⚡Newsflash!⚡

Weather permitting, the swimming pontoons will return to Plymouth Sound next week. Keep an eye out on our socials for further updates 🙌🏊

#PlymouthSoundNMP #coast2023 #Wildswimming #SeaSwimming #PSNMP #VisitPlymouth #PlymouthUK #VisitDevon

(Photo credit - @jh_marketing_pr )
...

We loveeee this weeks 'Scene of the Sound', check this out! 😍

What a fantastic capture submitted by Verity Baulch.

Send in your pics of Plymouth Sound National Marine Park, whether that be in, under, around or besides the water to be next weeks feature 👇

plymouthsoundnationalmarinepark.com/scenesofthesound/

#PlymouthSoundNMP #PSNMP #Coast2023 #MyNationalMarinePark
...

This week is National Lottery Open Week, and we wanted to say #ThanksToYou to National Lottery players and The National Lottery Heritage Fund for funding our project! 🤞💙 ...

What a glorious view across the Cornish side of Plymouth Sound National Marine Park 💙💚

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #MyNationalMarinePark #Coast2023

📍Mount Edgcumbe
📸 @grace_triesphotography
...

Who's looking forward to a spot of SUP yoga this summer? We certainly are!🤩🧘

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #MyNationalMarinePark #Coast2023

📍 Firestone Bay
📸 @theshack_firestone
...

We love it when historic vessels pass through the marine park. Such a lovely sight 💙

This is the Lynher Tamar River barge. It was built in 1896 and underwent a restoration in 1990s. Now it is used for education workshops and sailing experiences around #PSNMP and the River Tamar.

#PlymouthSoundNMP #MyNationalMarinePark #Coast2023

📍 Plymouth Sound
📸 @what_su_sees
...

Ever wondered what it's like to be a Plymouth Sound National Marine Park volunteer?

We had a chat with Maddie from @plymuni at one of our events, and here's her take on volunteering with us. We agree with Maddie; just give it a go! 😄

#PlymouthSoundNMP #PSNMP #MyNationalMarinePark #Coast2023 #Heritagehorizon @heritagefunduk
...

Plymouth Sound is looking beautifully blue here!

You can't beat a stroll along Mount Batten Breakwater on a Sunday afternoon 🚶☀️

#PSNMP #PlymouthSoundNMP #MyNationalMarinePark #Coast2023

📍 Mount Batten Breakwater
📸 @davidgkey
...

Contact us