Area Guides

Learn all about Plymouth’s different residential areas with our area guides.

Featuring key information such as schools, universities, local services, recreational activities and restaurants, all with their distance from the area listed. A brilliant way to narrow down your property search within Plymouth and find the perfect neighbourhood and home for you and your family.

Browse Beacon Park, Derriford, Glenholt, Hartley, Woolwell and Peverell areas below.

Would you like to know more about any of the areas listed? Contact us and we will be happy to help.

beacon park
Beacon Park Area Guide
Originally famous for its St Boniface Catholic School and home of the Cities rugby union club Plymouth Albion (and the home of local Greyhound racing) before its move across the... Read more
derriford
Derriford Area Guide
Derriford is well placed for all local amenities and is approximately four miles north of Plymouth city centre. This is an established residential area offering a variety of local services,... Read more
glenholt
Glenholt Area Guide
Glenholt is an established and sought after location approximately four miles north of Plymouth city centre. Amenities include a post office, general store, hairdresser’s salon and a Park and Ride... Read more
hartley
Hartley Area Guide
Hartley is built on higher ground offering views south towards the sea, east into the South Hams, north over Dartmoor and west to Cornwall. It is bisected by the Tavistock... Read more
Woolwell
Woolwell Area Guide
Woolwell is situated approximately four miles north of Plymouth city centre and enjoys some fantastic local amenities including a doctors surgery. The property styles were built in the late 1980’s... Read more
Peverell
Peverell Area Guide
Peverell is seen by residents as a safe solid and central area with a good quality housing stock and few social problems. Listed in the Domesday Book of 1086, the estate... Read more