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Cockington Court

Address: Cockington, Torquay TQ2 6XA, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 607230
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Ranked #11 of 28 Attractions in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Gardens, Parks, Shops, Outdoors
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Owner description: Just a mile from Torquay seafront, historic Cockington Court is nestled within 460 acres of parkland. The Court has recently undergone a £2.85Million restoration and build programme to add to the existing craft studios. The craft centre is home to a growing number of artists and craftsmen - admire their skills as you watch them work in their studios and galleries. There is also an exhibition space and a resource room, both of which run regular displays and workshops with a programme to suit all ages. Don't miss the ornamental lakes, woodland and play park, ride a horse drawn carriage around the estate and top it off with a well-earned rest in the Tea Rooms. With a busy events calendar, Cockington Court is perfect for all the family!

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Paignton, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Excellent day out, it has lovely tearooms, lovely place to walk, a play park and much more. Looking forward to Christmas and a visit, http://www.cockingtoncourt.org/whats-on/christmas-at-cockington-court-p1653003.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Luke Ashby from Tree of Life Jewellery has made me a beautiful ring thank you so much this is the second ring he has made for me. You must visit all the lovely shops, gardens, tearoom and house we have been a few times but this was the first time for are friends the first time we went the gardener... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Set in a beautiful country park just a short distance from Torquay sea front. The tea room is excellent - very friendly staff. Popular with locals and holidaymakers. Dogs are also allowed in.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Lovely shops, brilliant Glass Blowers, chocolate shop out of this world. Lovely old church, nice for a quiet walk around.

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Torquay
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Cockington is perfect all year round for a day out, I personally love it at Christmas time the most because it's beautifully decorated. However, I visited a few times in the summer too and there's lots to do. We sat out on the green for hours, looked around the shops and had a drink in the lovely cafe. Car park... More

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Met here for a reunion, excellent choice, interesting, great grounds, decent retail at sensible prices and generally a good place to visit, we were restricted due to time constraints but we will be back as a family to spend the whole day.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Plenty to see and admire the way the crafts are done in front of you.It is always a bonus to watch craftsmen at work.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Such a lovely location for either lunch, cream tea or just a drink. Perfect place to relax after a walk and enjoy the greenery of Cockington.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A must visit. Been visiting this place for years, the grounds are lovely, great for walking and a picnic in the summer. New additions and craft shops add to the interest, as does the resident glass blower Would be great to some development of the organic garden.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We went here for something to do and so pleased we did. The place was lovely lots of different little craft hideouts and great surroundings, give it a try if you get a spare couple of hours. Well worth a visit.

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