Down Thomas is a delightful rural hamlet situated around five miles south of Plymouth in the beautiful South Hams. It lies close to the Wembury Peninsular which has been designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is also just a mile from Bovisand Bay which offers outstanding views across to the Rame Peninsular in Cornwall and Plymouth Hoe. The Bay is very popular with young families especially for its lovely sandy beaches and plenty of rock pools to explore. The South West Coastal Path runs around the entire headland, and there is ample opportunity for surfing, canoeing and horse riding in the area.
Down Thomas is an extremely popular holiday destination as well as being an ideal location for its permanent residents. There are ample local amenities and the multiple shopping and leisure facilities of Plymouth are also close at hand.