With a Morrisons store on the opposite side of the road and a Sainsbury's store nearby, Morley Park has great access to daily shopping facilities. Just a five minute drive away is the Broadway Shopping Centre and surrounding shops at Plymstock, with everything from convenience stores to fashion shops, banks and hairdressers.
Less than 3 miles away is Plymouth city centre, home to Drake Circus, one of the biggest shopping centres in the South West with many independent retailers as and big name high street brands. Plymouth city centre is modern and pedestrianised making it easy to shop till you drop whilst also making the most of the great range of restaurants, pubs and cafes available.
Morley Park has easy access to The Ride which has as a riverside path along the river Plym to Saltram Estate. With scenic views along the way, it is perfect for dog walking, cyclists, and families. Further walks and cycle paths are available across the top of the quarry and, in the near future, there will also be a direct link from the Morley Park development to the Laira rail bridge pedestrian and cycle scheme.
The stunning Saltram House and parklands is a largely undiscovered treasure which has been the home of sophistication and extravagance for centuries. The house, restaurant, shops and play areas are great for a day out while the beautiful surrounding parklands are the perfect place for a Sunday afternoon stroll.
Just a 15 minute drive from Morley Park is Wembury beach, a spectacular stretch of coastline alongside dramatic clifftops. Walkers of all ages and abilities will find suitable routes to explore, local boatmen offer a ferry ride across the Yealm Estuary and families can discover creatures in thriving rock pools. The area offers a variety of water sports including swimming, sailing and surfing on swells of up to ten feet.
A variety of modern fitness facilities are available at nearby Nuffield Health & Wellbeing including a gym, exercise classes and swimming lessons. Staddon Heights golf club is just 3.5 miles away with its 18-hole cliff top course.
Nearby there are well-known landmarks, historical sites and natural assets to explore across Plymouth???s many unique areas and districts. The Barbican???s cobbled quayside and 'The Hoe' are both nearby whilst, further afield, you can stroll round the many stately homes and gardens in the area. Get up close to some big cats at Dartmoor Zoological Park, travel down the Tamar by boat or take to the slopes at the John Nike ski and leisure centre.
The nationally acclaimed Theatre Royal showcases some of the UK???s biggest and best productions. Whilst the P
The area offers outstanding educational facilities at a selection of schools including Dunstone Primary and Phomplett Primary, both just one mile away and Oreston Primary slightly further afield. Plymstock School and Coombe Dean are both local senior schools, offering academic facilities for children aged 11 and upwards.
Morley Park has a bus stop right outside the estate, where bus link 5/5a will take residents to the Broadway Shopping Centre at Plymstock and Plymouth city centre. There will eventually be a bus link going right through the estate itself.??
The city is served by the Plymouth train station which has regular services to London, Exeter, Cornwall and the rest of the UK. The A38 links the city to Exeter, the M5 in the east and to Cornwall to the west. Nearby, Exeter airport operates connecting flights across Britain, Europe and Canada whilst the city???s international ferry service provides passage to Roscoff France and Santander Spain.
- Plymouth train station: 2.6 miles
- Exteter airport - 45.9 miles
- Plymouth bus station - 2.7 miles