The constituency is in one of the most beautiful parts of England - perhaps second to none in its physical appearance.
- parts of the Unitary authority of Plymouth
- the districts of West Devon and South Hams
- Devon County Council
Apart from the Plymouth suburbs of Plympton and Plymstock, the largest town is Ivybridge, where there is a large amount of residential and some light industrial development.
There is a strong tradition of Conservative Party membership and elected representatives. In 2019, Gary received 62.4% of the vote share up 2.5% from 2017.