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Canonteign Waterfalls and Country Park

Christow, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7RH, England
+44 1647 252434
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Lovely scenery, great history, hidden gem

We stumbled upon the Canonteign Falls, after the Becky Falls car park was completely full and we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrew T
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Angouleme
Beautiful

Lovely waterfalls well worth a visit we stopped here on our way home after a family holiday with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tarlia K
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“assault course” (30 reviews)
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Christow, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7RH, England
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+44 1647 252434
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"canonteign falls"
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"fern garden"
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"assault course"
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"black swans"
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"lovely walk"
in 27 reviews
"highest waterfall"
in 25 reviews
"well worth a visit"
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"zip wire"
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"few hours"
in 21 reviews
"beautiful place"
in 18 reviews
"gift shop"
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"stunning views"
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"cream tea"
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"steep climb"
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"couple of hours"
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"cake"
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Reviewed yesterday

We stumbled upon the Canonteign Falls, after the Becky Falls car park was completely full and we left in disgust and went exploring. It's a gorgeous place that we will re-visit. The walk up to the falls was energetic and rewarding and the falls themselves...More

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely waterfalls well worth a visit we stopped here on our way home after a family holiday with our dog and 12 week old daughter. The waterfalls are beautiful and a lovely walk to the top with stunning views. We stopped at the cafe afterwards...More

Thank Tarlia K
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On a miserable rainy day in April, a waterfall in Devon (highest in England) is just the place to visit and we were NOT disappointed. We were too wet to complete the walk but plan to return. THE HIGHLIGHT: The CAFE! We had planned a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent half a day here yesterday, great fun on the climb up, our little one loved looking for all the fairies, feeding all the ducks, nice quiet place, very well looked after and maintained. It's advisable to take a bottle of water up with you,...More

Thank CoolHandLuke89
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A Beautiful place with brilliant views of the waterfalls and surrounding area. You can easily spend a couple of hours here but there are a lot of steps so did see folk with younger kids turning back from the top. They've made the walk interesting...More

Thank Mr D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn’t wait for the new season to start so I could renew my season ticket. The cafe has had a lovely new fresh look. The new menu has something for everyone. Meat lovers, vegan, vegetarian, gluten & dairy free. Dieters and non dieters. They tell...More

1  Thank Jben18
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a wet afternoon but it was still a lovely place though the walking was quite hard up a steep,wet and uneven hill path and the down again. Worth it though!

Thank Chris T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is absolutely stunning. We came with friends and had 5 children ranging from 2 to 10 and everyone really enjoyed themselves. We hired the baby carriers for the 2 smallest children and at £2 We thought this was really good value as we...More

1  Thank Emma W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just visited and cannot fault the scenery and walk up to the falls. However, the let down for me was the visit to the Cafe, the service was very slow (as it always is and was on three other visits here) obviously not...More

Thank cloisonne
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Lianne B, General Manager at Canonteign Waterfalls and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Firstly, thank you for taking the time to write a review and I'm glad you enjoyed most of your visit. I would like to address a couple of your concerns in regards to the the cafe. Unfortunately the 'black hands' were entirely my fault, I...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! We looked it up after seeing the road sign and I was determined to visit. With two children of 4 and 6, they loved the walk up to the top and weren’t phased by the weather, the wet ground underfoot or the steps up....More

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Lianne B, General Manager at Canonteign Waterfalls and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and I'm so glad that you enjoyed the walks and the rather yummy cake! we are trying very hard to improve the waiting time, however when we are making the food fresh to order it...More

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ADRIAN M
September 5, 2017|
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Response from Nick R | Reviewed this property |
From the bottom of the falls to look up, yes this would be possible.
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kazibeth
February 12, 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
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Tom M
April 28, 2016|
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Response from Sarah C | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes very dog friendly, even allowed in the cafe whilst we warmed up after a lovely walk
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