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Canonteign Waterfalls and Country Park

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Lovely day out

Loads to do on site and dog friendly throughout. The walk to the top was hard work but well worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great views on a clear day

We tackled the waterfall on a cold but very clear day in late October, though were very pleased... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Christow, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7RH, England
+44 1647 252434
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loads to do on site and dog friendly throughout. The walk to the top was hard work but well worth it.

Thank Nicholsbex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tackled the waterfall on a cold but very clear day in late October, though were very pleased with the outcome. In reality, the 90 steps are only a small proportion of the ascent, with the path constantly inclined during the 45mins required to get...More

Thank Coastal63906028639
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit daunting when you are told it's 90 steps up but it's well worth the climb. Beautiful ferns and trees. The waterfall is man made but still stunning. There are seats to rest on the way up. The view from the top is amazing....More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled here from Somerset. The journey only took just over an hour, and it was very easy to find, as it is well signposted. We got 10% off admission, as we had a voucher which we had printed off of the web site. There was...More

Thank YeovilWuppy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk with the family and dogs stunning views, takes around about an hour to get round, there is also a park and cafe on site.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found myself popping into Canonteign Falls cafe for a warm drink. Ruby, the young lady serving, suggested trying their Halloween hot chocolate. It was just what I needed. Thankyou as always for such a friendly service.

Thank Jben18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've finally decided to leave a review here for what was the location of one of my most memorable days out this summer. My partner stumbled across the falls entirely by chance as we were driving through Devon in August. Stopping to get our bearings,...More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to these falls. Glad I was wearing my walking boots! Beautiful scenery, however, disappointing to find that this waterfall is the result of man diverting the original flow, with metalwork visible under the flow. Amazing views from the top. I found it...More

Thank Cheahshir
Reviewed 10 October 2018

nice spot but contrary to what is said, disabled access from the moment you exit a car is poor and hard to even reach the reception area

Thank craigndeb
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Went to the falls in October and was stunned by the sheer beutiful falls and views from the top of the falls. The cafe was good as well as the gift shop. I would recommend to anyone staying in the area to visit. We were...More

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13 May 2018|
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Response from CoolHandLuke89 | Reviewed this property |
Yep plenty of benches and places to stop and catch your breath.
5 September 2017|
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Response from 975nickr | Reviewed this property |
From the bottom of the falls to look up, yes this would be possible.
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