We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Thorn Park

Mannamead Road, Plymouth PL3 4TD, England
Review Highlights
Walking the Dogs

Lovely little Playpark and open area with Grass Basket ball hoop and area to kick a ball Could do... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
via mobile

By urban standards its quite a nice place to go with young children. However, dog waste, litter... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
John R
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Read all 22 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average52%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
5 Jun 2017
“Walking the Dogs ”
2 Mar 2017
Mannamead Road, Plymouth PL3 4TD, England

Similar Things to Do in Plymouth

Write a Review
Reviews (22)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely little Playpark and open area with Grass Basket ball hoop and area to kick a ball Could do with some seating in the grassed area across the road

1  Thank topgirlly
Reviewed 2 March 2017

By urban standards its quite a nice place to go with young children. However, dog waste, litter, broken glass and other unsavoury delights spoil the picture.

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The neat little lodge beside the gateway to what used to the grounds and drive of Mutley House, has long been idle after efforts by a conservation group had problems with developers and others. The lodge sits on the edge of Mutley Park and 15m...More

Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This park is brilliant, the kids park is in the shade which is perfect for the sunny days. Good selection but could do with more when its busy. Close parking.

1  Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I walked through this lovely formal park last week only to be saddened by the Council Planning notices on many lamp posts announcing their intention to seal and lock the entrance to this delightful and original facility by installing bars a gate and secure lock....More

4  Thank Fallon D
Reviewed 24 September 2014

How can this be? Dogs are banned unless on a lead because the council labels this as an 'ornamental park'. So what is ornamental about it? Snaking Tarmac paths, close mowed grass and a mixture of mostly common suburban tree types. No statuary, topiary or...More

7  Thank 777hettiew
Reviewed 16 September 2014

This week we came through here only to see a dog warden reprimanding a dog owner, who was plainly behaving responsibly with his show dog, on the basis that it had to be on a lead. The warden then disclosed that as a result of...More

6  Thank 254izzyb
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Not a fun place but a bit like you might find around a National Trust house. I read somewhere that it was for a long time a private park for residents but was confiscated or compulsorarily purchased by the council after WWII. It still has...More

19  Thank Knackersknowle
Reviewed 21 August 2013 via mobile

Nothing exceptional but a pleasant place to sit or walk in a peaceful residential area. We found it on the local co-op marked walks map. On our Thursday night there were very well rung bells from the closeby parish church, several groups of children playing...More

31  Thank HillyCirencester
Reviewed 18 August 2012

Short of the bandstand, you don't get more authentic than this. Our family have had many happy picnics (lasting all day!) here since 2008...take a tennis ball and a bottle of wine and the kids will play and the adults can chat in the sun....More

33  Thank jannermaid177
Nearby Restaurants
The Penguin Lounge
237 reviews
.66 km away
Sage Cafe
61 reviews
.51 km away
51 reviews
.71 km away
Yay! Koffee
39 reviews
.60 km away
Nearby Attractions
Emmanuel Church
19 reviews
.13 km away
Ford Park Cemetery
27 reviews
.74 km away
Mutley Park
11 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Thorn Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines