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West Hoe Park

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Address: Hoe Road, Plymouth PL1 3DE, England
00:00 - 23:59
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Mon - Fri 00:00 - 23:59

West Hoe Park is the perfect place to bring your children. Situated in a...

West Hoe Park is the perfect place to bring your children. Situated in a decent sized grassed area right on the waterfront are the infamous Gus Honeybun Trains. Loved by kids of all ages for generations, they were first put there in 1953 and are still growing more popular as the years go by. To go with them there is a huge bouncy castle, spinning cooking pots and a kiosk selling snacks and beverages. All rides are 50p each and you do get a decent ride 10minutes on the bouncy castle!! What's not to like :) . Down the other end of the park there are other amusements including crazy golf and a free park with swings and slides etc.

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Best park in Plymouth

I loved coming here when I was a child and now love bringing my 2 children here too. There is so much to keep them entertained, from little boats and cars to trampolines... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel H

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14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved coming here when I was a child and now love bringing my 2 children here too. There is so much to keep them entertained, from little boats and cars to trampolines, fairground rides and of course the wonderful train! The playground is really good too.

Thank Rachel H
Chester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always worth a visit with the children when in Plymouth catching up with family. Park area to kick a ball in (free) little train ride (£ needed), bouncy castle (£ needed) & then onto play area (free) with slides, swings & climbing frames. Also visit & tokens needed (pay at kiosk) for water boat rides, crazy golf, go cart rides,... More 

Thank Lynda C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

lovely for the children ,ice cream van on hand too gus honey bun ride few secs away ,i wouldnt go in the paying area as half the machines dont work half the time ,take a picnic big green ajacent so nice to breath in sea air

Thank louloubelle_12
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A regular visitor when the sun is shinning but will be sure to be busy particularly when the weather is good. There is a more expensive part to the park round the corner with trampoline access for 5 mins for a pound and other motorised things but quite expensive. In the main part there is the gus honeybun train a... More 

Thank DJRDevon
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Used to take my children here now it's my grandchildrens turn.We all love it and the prices are very reasonable

Thank Kitty381
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Park is lovely fun for all ages. Always clean and tidy nearby rides and ice cream hut is great value. Gus honeybun train is still only 50p and staff are wonderful.

Thank helenmm0rris
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This part of the Hoe is perfect for children,it has rides a lovely park and plenty of grass to sit and chill. You could spend a fortune or spend nothing,but always an ice cream van to visit on the way home. Ideal.

Thank crcsaltash
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51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Take my grandchildren hear in the summertime,a few cheap attractions for the children with plenty of open ground for them to run around, reasonably priced food van with seating outside,lovely view across the sound

Thank Eileen G
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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933 reviews
263 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 605 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

When the weather is good West Hoe Park is a great place to keep young kids entertained. With a selection of cheap rides especially for young kids.

Thank saf7670
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I've been coming here since the 1960's - first with my younger brother, then my sons in the 1980's and now with my grandchildren. It really has everything - space to run around, a free playground much improved with new equipment but with the original Thomas the Tank engine my sons played on. There is a pirate playground with paying... More 

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