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Cockington Country Park

| Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
+44 1803 520022
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Not as good as expected.

We walked here from Torquay. There are quaint little cottages and shops, a couple of tea rooms and... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
TracyEastYorkshire
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East Yorkshire
via mobile
Very quaint!

Lots to see here, we watched glassblowing, a blacksmith, chocolatiers and various artists. Inside... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Karen M
,
Poole, 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%
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“craft shops” (213 reviews)
“glass blowing” (174 reviews)
“cream tea” (154 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:00
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| Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
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+44 1803 520022
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We walked here from Torquay. There are quaint little cottages and shops, a couple of tea rooms and horse and carriage rides. This place is most suited to older couples.

Thank TracyEastYorkshire
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Lots to see here, we watched glassblowing, a blacksmith, chocolatiers and various artists. Inside the house is a beautiful tea room which was reasonably priced and plenty of tables. Alternatively you can take a picnic and sit outside on the front lawn or there are...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I dont know if its me but this is more for the older visitors. Went when i was younger and found it boring but with age you do appreciate it more . So if you have younger kids i would think about this

Thank angelous1972
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful quaint place, a step back in time, walk through the village that is full of curio shops, tea rooms and little b and b's. In the hotel they even have a pianist on the band stand. Walk the trail tithe country park, very hilly...More

Thank Natasha W
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

A slice of yesteryear awaits at this charming little village. Nice tea rooms and oh so pretty cottages.

Thank Leigh E
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Cockington park is a lovely place to visit with ample parking space,lovely walk up to the house,interesting things to see,glass blowing,blacksmith, church,gardens,with a horse and cart to take you up to the house from the village if you don't want to walk.Beautiful tea rooms,gift shops.

Thank Jan T
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We really enjoyed our day out at Cockington, it is just beautiful. We walked from our hotel which was a 30 minute walk and we had a cream tea from the court house. Every where is so clean and well looked after, we caught a...More

Thank Rina W
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely walk round, dog friendly. Only need to pay for parking, no entry fees. Interesting craft area.

Thank MrsGreaves66
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Great for families. Never disappointed. Love the parkland. Great little businesses to potter around and excellent cream teas.

Thank D R
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Not far away from torquay but so different... Some interesting workshops and nice peaceful park with interesting flora. Chillout guaranteed :-)

Thank Pushkin P
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Jackie H
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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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steve1clare
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
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susanbanks2017
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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
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