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“Beautiful place”

Cockington Country Park
Ranked #7 of 65 things to do in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peace and quiet, well worth to visit for a cup of tee and family/friends walk. Big car park for a very reasonable price ( take coins :) ) Nice shops for some small memory items for everyone.

Thank Familiada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here yesterday. Paid three hours on the car parking but only needed about an hour. Muddy walk across the field. Advise to take the path!!! We didn't see it until it was to late! Opps! Had a little wonder around the craft shops. Shame the horse and carriages were not running? Not sure why and no signs to explain this? Some of the shops quite expensive.

Thank Charlotte M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice grounds and a good country walk. Plenty of small craft stores including an excellent chocolate shop. Cafe is pretty good but very slow when busy.

Thank Phil P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed our visit to Cockington although the teens were a little bored. Beautiful thatched cottages, blacksmiths shops set in an idyllic country setting. There are also workshops that shows you Glass blowing and ironmongery very interesting to watch. The park itself is also beautiful and great for a picnic. If you are in the area then visit Cockington.

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A colourful little village. In the middle of Torquay, rose gardens, water mill paths, woodland walks, horse and cart rides and horse riding can all be found in this one picturesque location...

Thank shane b
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