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Cockington Country Park

| Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
+44 1803 520022
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worth a visit

A lovely place to visit. And the crafts were excellent especially watching the craftspeople at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Canterbury UK

Had a lovely visit to Cockington during our stay in Torquay.What a beautiful park & garden's and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Glasgow, 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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“glass blowing” (174 reviews)
“cream tea” (154 reviews)
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| Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
+44 1803 520022
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely place to visit. And the crafts were excellent especially watching the craftspeople at work. I did not think the items for sale were overpriced especially as they are being made in front of your eyes.

Thank colinCanterburyUK
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit to Cockington during our stay in Torquay.What a beautiful park & garden's and the Thatched cottages are so picturesque.We had afternoon tea and a walk round me the park.Cockington court is a beautiful building surrounded by tranquillity a visit you must...More

Thank Frews43
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am so glad we decided to turn off the main road and venture up to Cockington. The twee competing tea shops and the place selling dodgy souvenirs and fudge (apparently) do not give a proper indication of what you will find. The newish visitor...More

Thank SpaStruckSurrey
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice walks craft centre nice coffee shop well worth a visit if u like a long walk we walked to are hotel in Torquay easy to find

Thank Marion j
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked through the wooded path to the village. We were greeted by a pianist playing in the gardens of the coffee shop. Stunning village, like stepping back in time. We had fab weather, so was happy to explore all it had to offer. Highly...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a lovely day in cocking ton village,the weather couldn't have been better.the village was full of houses with thatched roofs,very charming and full of character.we travelled there on the local bus about 15m ins from Torquay. There were plenty of places to eat.the...More

Thank stephken2003
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cockington has a lot to offer. There is the Olde forge which sells brass items then walk over to the quaint gift shop before relaxing in the gardens with a cream tea or ice cream. The new information and gift shop is a treat showing...More

Thank yebbit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new Cockington visitor centre is absolutely lovely. This cluster of cottages which are shops , a tearoom and an old forge just off Torquay seafront is adorable and the new centre so tastefully done . A great range of gifts and cards too. The...More

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Cockington as a child and as I was in Torquay for a day I decided to make a return visit. I walked from Torquay along the water meadows footpath. This is a lovely walk itself but at the end you arrive in the...More

Thank BluestreakCambridge
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a mixed bag this place. Nice little shops and some of the grounds including the lake areas are lovely. The organic garden however is just an overgrown mass of weeds with some random sculptures and the main building has a few broken...More

Thank Ecomentalist
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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
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
16 February 2017|
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Response from BobandHeather | Reviewed this property |
Most certainly! When we were there there were possibly more dogs than people! :) Absolutely super place for them, with beautiful grounds and open space for them to run around in. Both the cafe in the house and the nearby... More