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Eastcott Vineyard

Near Northlew, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 3PT, England
+44 1837 811012
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Something different to do in Devon

I arranged this tour for my father as a father's day gift for our whole family and we ended up with... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2012
Travelseahorse
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London
A must for wine lovers

We were on holiday in South Devon and wanted to do something a little out of the ordinary. The... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2012
greasecalfskin
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Small vineyard and winery in idyllic setting specialising in international award-winning dry sparkling wines. Open by appointment, 10am to 5pm – see website for details.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Near Northlew, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 3PT, England
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+44 1837 811012
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

I arranged this tour for my father as a father's day gift for our whole family and we ended up with beautiful weather for it - I was worried it would be cancelled otherwise! The tour is very short as you don't venture far into...More

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WallerH, Owner at Eastcott Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2012

Hi - Good to hear that you all enjoyed your visit. Just to say that we always go ahead with tours whatever the weather as can vary how much time we spend outside. Also even rain never stops the winetasting....!

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Reviewed 19 July 2012

We were on holiday in South Devon and wanted to do something a little out of the ordinary. The vineyard hosts guided tours and the owner Richard was happy to show us around even though we were the only two there. He gave us a...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2012

We dropped in to see Richard at Eastcott whilst staying near Eggesford for the week. What an interesting 2 hours, made all the better by the enthusiasm and passion that Richard had for his trade. From vineyard to bottling we had an informative and humorous...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2012

We visited this vineyard during a holiday to Devon. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming. The tour exceeded our expectations, it was fun and informative and tasting the wines at the end was the highlight! Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 8 July 2012

In a week of mixed weather down in Devon this visit proved to be one of the highlights of our trip this June. We had a very warm greeting from the owners Hilary and Richard and then a comprehensive and informative tour of their vineyard,...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2012

We went to the vineyard having had a bad couple of days on our holiday as our car had just been written off. Therefore we definitely needed something to lift out spirits. We went on a dark and gloomy Wednesday and was only the two...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2012

Hillary and Richard are the owners and workers and they certainly know their business. Hillary's tour is an education in grape growing and wine production and worth every penny of the fee. Richard explains each wine presented for tasting (6 in all) and answers all...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2012

Enthusiastic tour around a small vineyard, very informative, and well worth a trip if you are in the area.

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Reviewed 12 June 2012

We visited Eastcott during a week's holiday to celebrate our Ruby Wedding Anniversary in June, never having visited a vineyard before, but being very experienced, first-class connoisseurs in wine drinking!! Richard and Hilary were relaxed and welcoming. Richard took a small group of us on...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2012

I know, an English vineyard, like going to look at an African glacier isn't it? Well no, surprisingly not! Although I have been to quite a few vineyards around the world, this was my first English one and was mainly due to the fact that...More

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Linda B
5 October 2017|
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Response from MargaretOkehampton |
Yes we are open all year but have different arrangements depending on the season. Please check our website for more details. Just enter 'EASTCOTT VINEYARD' into Google (sorry TA won't permit adding a link here).
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G M
22 May 2017|
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Response from WallerH | Property representative |
Thanks for your question - I assume that you are considering joining a tour? Dogs are allowed in the vineyard but not when the tour enters the winery. Then they may either be tied up outside or left in the car, as long as... More
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Sue F
26 September 2016|
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Response from WallerH | Property representative |
Yes, tours for groups of 10+ do need to be booked. Please download the info sheet from our website for more info. (Just Google for Eastcott Vineyard).
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