Plymouth Armed Forces Day

Hoe Park, Osborne Place, Plymouth Hoe, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 2PJ

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Field Gun Demonstration at Armed Forces Day
  • Field Gun Demonstration at Armed Forces Day
  • Military Parade, at Plymouth Armed Forces Day

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Plymouth Armed Forces Day will be returning to Plymouth Hoe on Saturday 29 June 2024, with a thrilling day of celebration. Families can enjoy the packed programme of free interactive activities to get involved in. From exploring military vehicles and equipment, to tackling the Royal Marines challenging activities and the Army's weapon displays. Explore the dynamic displays in the Royal Navy Village and chat to the RAF teams to learn more about how they defend our skies.
There will be an exciting arena programme, thrilling demonstrations, parades, live music. The Veterans Village will host lots of interesting and interactive displays, plus a wide range of charities and organisations offering information, support and advice.
The day will finish with a free evening concert, offering a line-up of brilliant performances to dance and sing-a-long to, with the stunning backdrop of Plymouth Sound.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Travelling by car to Plymouth is easily accessible from most locations within the UK.

Most driving routes will bring you onto the M5, which eventually merges to become the A38 bringing you directly to Plymouth. (If you cross the Tamar Bridge towards Saltash then you've gone too far).

We recommend you use Google Maps to plan the quickest route for you.



Public Transport Directions

Plymouth Citybus is the main local bus service provider for Plymouth. You can find out which bus you need to catch, where to catch it from and what time it leaves using the journey planner on the Traveline South West website.

Plymouth Station is located an approximate 10 minute walk from the city centre, there are also frequent buses which stop outside the station who will bring you to Royal Parade.

Plymouth is easily accessible by train with a wide range of services running from a variety of locations within England. Although some services may require a change or two.

We recommend using to search for the fastest and best route for your journey, and book in advance for the best price.

If you're travelling from within the South West the Stagecoach Falcon service connects Plymouth with Exeter, Taunton, Bristol Airport and Bristol City Centre. National Express operates daily coach services to Plymouth from departure points across the UK. For coach tickets and pricing visit their coach website.

National Express also offers holidays by coach on their Holidays by National Express website, where you can add hotels and attractions to your coach travel and book your next trip to Plymouth in one package.

FlixBus operates a coach service between Plymouth and London, five days a week with additional services running during the summer months.




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