Canonteign Falls

Christow, Nr Exeter, Devon, EX6 7AD

Tel: 01647 252434

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Canonteign Falls is a stunning natural attraction in the heart of Devon.   Visit us for peaceful walks among the waterfalls and lakes and family fun in the gardens and playgrounds.  Escape the crowds and experience the highest waterfall in Dartmoor National Park. 

For garden lovers, the Victorian Fern Garden is an historic snapshot of the 19th Century craze for ferns and fairies.  Climb up through ancient woodland via the original 99 steps into a magical landscape  before  carrying on to view the Falls themselves and see the panorama of the Devon countryside at your feet.  Return down to the Lakes and explore all seven as they meander across the meadows, providing habitats for a profusion of wildlife.

For families, Canonteign gives children the opportunity to roam free, and parents a place to escape the hustle and bustle of normal life.  Explore the adventure playgrounds, complete with trampolines, wooden galleon, zip wire and mini assault course before visiting the cafe to refuel for the next activity.  Children adore the challenge of the steps up to the Falls, spotting our resident fairies and Terence the T-Rex along the way.

With a bee garden, Roald Dahl inspired living “green ship”, poet’s corner, standing stones and 90 acres of ancient meadows and woodland, you’ll find plenty of quiet spots to make your own

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£9.00 per person per day
Child£6.50 per person per day
Family£28.00 per person per day
Concession£8.00 per person per day

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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    Directions

    Road Directions

    Leave the A38 at the Teign Valley exit. Turn right off the slip road and drive over the A38. Take the next right almost immediately signed Dunsford/Teign Valley (the B3193). Drive along this road for 3 miles and follow the brown tourist signs to Canonteign Falls.

    Facilities

    Other

    • Accept Children over 7

    Accessibility

    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
    • Ramp/Level Access
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Catering

    • Picnic Site
    • Restaurant

    Children & Infants

    • Accept Children Over 3

    Establishment Features

    • Dogs Accepted
    • Event venue
    • Toilets

    Key Features

    • Approx length of visit
    • Forest Location
    • In countryside
    • Max group size
    • Min group size
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Parking & Transport

    • Coach Parking
    • On site parking
    • Parking (free)

    Payment Methods

    • American Express accepted
    • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
    • Booking essential
    • Special group rates

    Specialist Features

    • Family Fun
    • Marketed towards children
    • Marketed towards families
    • Marketed towards senior citizens
    • Marketed towards student/youth

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted

    Venue Facilities

    • Groups Accepted

    Opening Times

    Canonteign Falls (1 Mar 2022 - 6 Nov 2022)

    Awards

    • AA AwardsAA COVID Confident Scheme AA COVID Confident Scheme 2020
    • TripAdvisor AwardsTravellers' Choice - TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice - TripAdvisor 2021
    • TripAdvisor AwardsTravellers' Choice - TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice - TripAdvisor 2022

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