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Cockington Country Park

| Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
+44 1803 520022
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Picturesque village with lovely grounds

This little hidden village in a hidden valley is a fantastically beautiful chocolate box village... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle R
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West End, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful place

Peace and quiet, well worth to visit for a cup of tee and family/friends walk. Big car park for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Familiada
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London, United Kingdom
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Cockington Country Park surrounds the picture postcard Cockington Village which lies just off the seafront near Torquay. The Country Park is free to walk around and features beautiful formal gardens, lakes and woodlands which can be enjoyed via a network of paths. Cockington Court and Cafe are nearby, along with a collection of craft studios where you can browse the creations of local artists and crafts people. The Cockington Country Park is cared for by local charity the Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust, who's volunteers operate a Visitor Centre in the village. Car parking is chargeable, although Trust members can park for free in the Trust's car park. Visit our website for more details.
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“craft shops” (231 reviews)
“glass blowing” (170 reviews)
“cream tea” (166 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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| Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
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+44 1803 520022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little hidden village in a hidden valley is a fantastically beautiful chocolate box village. The lovely thatch cottages and grounds including water mill, lakes, arboretum and cricket fields are great. We walked down by the pretty stream in the water meadows for about 3/4...More

Thank Michelle R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peace and quiet, well worth to visit for a cup of tee and family/friends walk. Big car park for a very reasonable price ( take coins :) ) Nice shops for some small memory items for everyone.

Thank Familiada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here yesterday. Paid three hours on the car parking but only needed about an hour. Muddy walk across the field. Advise to take the path!!! We didn't see it until it was to late! Opps! Had a little wonder around the craft shops. Shame...More

Thank Charlotte M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice grounds and a good country walk. Plenty of small craft stores including an excellent chocolate shop. Cafe is pretty good but very slow when busy.

Thank Phil P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed our visit to Cockington although the teens were a little bored. Beautiful thatched cottages, blacksmiths shops set in an idyllic country setting. There are also workshops that shows you Glass blowing and ironmongery very interesting to watch. The park itself is also beautiful...More

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A colourful little village. In the middle of Torquay, rose gardens, water mill paths, woodland walks, horse and cart rides and horse riding can all be found in this one picturesque location...

Thank shane b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for young and old including your 4 legged friend. We spent a couple of hours wandering about the grounds (very wet underfoot) took in the lakes, water garden walk down to the sea front and the main house. Cream tea in the village -...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably a bit early in the season, craftsmen, especially the glass men, and wood turner very informative and interesting Would be very pleasant day out on a summer’s day, ideal for a picnic, Cockington village very picturesque

Thank Ebonytreasure
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Secluded from the surrounding storms that hit Torquay during our stay. Loved 'meeting' all the other dogs - more than at Crufts! People in cafe very friendly & helpful to my 'injured-mum' by bringing her coffee outside to her (& waiting an hour for their...More

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting place to visit, craft shops, nice walks by the river and through the park. A very interesting church and also a pub which sells good food.

Thank 1946Brenda
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sharonherrington15
18 February 2018|
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Response from Lindsay R | Reviewed this property |
Yes I booked a horse and carriage trip online for my daughter and I they were lovely and we both had a great time nice long trip too
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Iris S
27 September 2017|
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Response from Marie R | Reviewed this property |
it's a full size village. people live there nice pub interesting independent shops to look around etc. there is a model village in Torquay this is in St marychurch
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Jackie H
18 June 2017|
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Response from dvdbrad9 | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the tea gardens before you go into Cockington Park
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