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Cockington Country Park

| Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
+44 1803 520022
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Beautiful little village

What a wonderful little village with really nice and friendly little shops . Wonderful views and... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Ron H
Farnborough, United Kingdom
Making the most of the Sun

We are so lucky living close to Cockington,and the Sun was shining so lets make the most of it Many... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Torquay, 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” (227 reviews)
“glass blowing” (165 reviews)
“cream tea” (166 reviews)
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| Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
+44 1803 520022
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

What a wonderful little village with really nice and friendly little shops . Wonderful views and has a very olde world feel to it . Great place to visit , highly recommended .

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We are so lucky living close to Cockington,and the Sun was shining so lets make the most of it Many other people doing the same the colours of the trees was amazing. Hope we can get here again shortly

Thank Orbslos
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We walked here from Torquay and enjoyed the lovely country lanes and through the path in the parklands. Beautiful cottages and quaint little shops

Thank tonydcoleman
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We enjoyed our wander around the Cockington estate. They've recently opened a visitor centre which was relatively informative, although to my mind it had a slightly patronising tone suggesting they were aiming more towards children than adults. This is a quaint village setting which is...More

Thank Chilli-Cymru
Reviewed 7 October 2016

What a wonderful place to visit ,Thatched cottages cream teas and a blacksmiths forge. well worth a visit if you like the country scene

Thank Ron284
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Tea in the secluded and beautiful garden here is a favourite of ours and an experience we like to share with friends who visit. A great way to end a visit to the village, its peaceful pathways, gardens, the church and the other attractions. A...More

Thank ditsywitsy
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Get there early enough to walk in the Park to the church and see the work shops in the main house. We had a cream tea in the Weavers Cottage.

Thank MianCornwall
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were taking a break in Torquay and decided to walk to Cockington and have a look around. We found it to be a lovely village and the Country Park was just what we were looking for. The grounds are extensive and good for walking...More

Thank Mixreview
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Spent a few hours strolling around this quaint village. There is a beautiful little church and lovely grounds for a stroll. The craft shops are worth a look around, glass blowing, chocolatier etc., We had a lovely cream tea in a pretty little courtyard. An...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Free to visit, other than parking fees, which is rare in the UK. Beautifully maintained. Lovely garden restaurant. The road leading in to Cockington is VERY narrow and not for the faint hearted. The exit route is easier. Would highly recommend.

Thank TerryDJones
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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
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
4 March 2017|
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Response from Carolle G | Reviewed this property |
I am 70 and I find I can manage the stroll around the grounds quite easily although the area around the lakes is just a little bit hilly,it is such a peaceful place to visit after the hustle and bustle of Torquay and... More