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Canonteign Waterfalls and Country Park

Christow, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7RH, England
+44 1647 252434
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Beautiful place

This is a perfect day out for all ages. We took 3 teenagers, 17,18 & 19. All enjoyed it. Lovely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
disappointedgirl
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newbury
via mobile
Beautiful!

Having visited this part of Devon many times previously, I'm not sure why I've not been here... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dave P
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Christow, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7RH, England
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+44 1647 252434
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a perfect day out for all ages. We took 3 teenagers, 17,18 & 19. All enjoyed it. Lovely grounds and lakes and fantastic waterfalls. As previous reviews, it is a rather steep , sometimes slippery and a strenuous climb to the top so...More

Thank disappointedgirl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having visited this part of Devon many times previously, I'm not sure why I've not been here before. It is a lovely spot and there plenty to do if you like the natural world. You need to be quite sure-footed but it is not over...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 2 days ago

For something a little different, and probably for the more energetic and fit, this venue fits the bill perfectly. Set a little off the beaten track there is an excellent steep climb through the woods to one of the highest man-made waterfalls in the UK....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place today and I have to say it was brilliant! We picked up a children's trail to do along the way which featured some lovely woodland figures dotted along. The paths up to the top of the waterfall can be slippy...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spend a couple of hours here with out daughters aged 6 and 9. They really enjoyed the walk to the falls, and searching for fairies! The walk/climb took some effort, but they hadn't been anywhere like this before and loved it. It is just...More

Thank Poole-UK-Traveller
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having lived in Devon 20 odd years we finally got the opportunity to visit Canonteign Falls and I can't believe we haven't been sooner! The walk upto the waterfall is very pretty but steep so not suitable for people who struggle with walking as there...More

Thank fairy_whiskers
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a gem, well set out, mildly challenging walk around the falls took an hour which was just the right length of time to work up an appetite for the canteen food which was very tasty and good value. Model boats from Exeter model boat...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived fairly early - 11ish, car park was filling up but not too busy - much busier when we left around 1ish. Reasonably priced entry and informative staff who explained the area well. Had a coffee in the tea room - nice , cakes looked...More

Thank Cucklebum
Reviewed 1 week ago

With so many beautiful, free to access places in Devon and Dartmoor I always expect that little bit more from somewhere that has paid entry and Canonteign Falls didn't disappoint. There's such a variety of different areas and picturesque landscapes to explore, and the length...More

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely morning climbing up the 90 Victorian steps to the top of the waterfall and the stunning view. This is a lovely place with tree ferns, hidden (wire) fairies and lots of tinkling water. You need to be reasonably fit to do...More

Thank SueNewMalden
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kazibeth
12 February 2017|
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Response from Lianne B | Property representative |
Hi, dogs do need to stay on the lead all the time. As a dog owner myself I really appreciate that some dogs are well behaved off the lead but with the number of other dogs, children and also our variety of wildlife including... More
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Tom M
28 April 2016|
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Response from Sarah C | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes very dog friendly, even allowed in the cafe whilst we warmed up after a lovely walk
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