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“Lovely hidden village”

Cockington Country Park
Ranked #5 of 63 things to do in Torquay
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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.
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18 reviews
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“Lovely hidden village”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Worth a step back in time
Craft centre very interesting
Park full of people walking dogs
Will go again in the summer

Visited January 2013
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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“Lovely village and court”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Pretty village, lovely old pub and coffee shops. Beautiful estate and Court house. An easy flat walk from Torquay seafront to Cockington village, approx 1 mile - very enjoyable!

Visited December 2012
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Newark
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21 reviews
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“Qaint village and country walk”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Excellent walk through this quaint village with lots of thatched roof cottages. Lovely tea shop with plenty to choose from.

Visited December 2012
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TRURO
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“COCKINGTON VISIT.”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is well worth a visit, preferably when it is not raining! There is a cafe selling home-made cakes, which is very clean.
We would allow more time for a second visit here.

Visited November 2012
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Swanley, United Kingdom
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“Trip and pub meal”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

Had a nice walk from our B&B The Charterhouse up into Cockington and had a great meal and the pub opposit the main car park

Visited July 2012
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