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Cockington Country Park

| Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
+44 1803 520022
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Very poor

As descibed in the brouches we were led to believe that the house would be open to the public,that... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Hondon de los Frailes, Spain
Hidden gem almost in the heart of townglas

We went to Cockington Manor for a wedding and were amazed by all the activities going on in the... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
peter p
Portsmouth, 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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“glass blowing” (167 reviews)
“cream tea” (168 reviews)
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| Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
+44 1803 520022
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

As descibed in the brouches we were led to believe that the house would be open to the public,that was not so only the cafe and some small stalls open

Thank withymoor2015
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We went to Cockington Manor for a wedding and were amazed by all the activities going on in the estate as a whole, There is a business and retail centre, a country crafts centre (including glass blowing and a smithy), a restaurant, a pub selling...More

Thank peter p
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This was a late in the season visit so little open. Generally felt unwelcome, with some locals looking rather disgusted at us. Gardeners from visitor centre doing their bit clearly not interested in any form of contact. Toilets locked. Spent about ten minutes here then...More

1  Thank gaandir
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Spent the day here and it was lovely and peaceful. Interesting to see new shops although not all were open on the day, that had appeared since last visit.

Thank cathieturner
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Lovely park with Lakes and country walks old church great place for children to run around. There are some workshops selling unusual items. The cafe' in the house very good bit expensive for a large family

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We visited at the wrong time of year, it was early November 2017 Autumn. Lots of the attractions were closed. I can see the fascination and interest in this location and will return at a more suitable time of year. I am positive of a...More

Thank dave h
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Myself and three friends visited Cockington Country Park, expecting to have just a pleasant walk in nice surroundings. We were amazed by the sheer beauty of the place. We took advantage of Santa’s Carriage ride and met Kirk (Santa’s little Elf), Hannah (Mrs Claus) and...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We come here regularly to relax and enjoy the scenery. It is so beautiful here. The only time i dont like to visit is when the holiday makers are down as then it is too busy

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Really pretty park with some interesting little outlets shops ,we had a lovely walk through the park towards the lakes .Then we went round the village with its beautiful thatched cottages ,and pretty little Tea rooms

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Loved the chocolate shop smelled amazing and chocolate tasted lovely, all small shops were very friendly and helpful. We went out of season so it was fairly quiet, very pretty quaint little spot

Thank Lindsay R
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Iris S
28 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