Cockington Village

Village

Cockington, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6XA

Add Cockington Village to your Itinerary

Cockington

Book Tickets Online

About Us

Many villages lay claim to being ‘picturesque’, but the village of Cockington is the real deal. Take a walk back in time along Cockington’s narrow lanes, lined with thatched houses with their colour washed walls of stone and cobb, You’ll experience a quiet charm that is a quintessentially English with its manor house, cricket ground, thatched pub, cream teas and a place to stay.

Everything about Cockington oozes history with many of the cottages dating back to the 16th Century and some, like the old Forge, mentioned in the Doomsday Book.

At the heart of the now internationally famous village you will find plenty of parking but it’s only a short walk from the seafront at Livermead or there’s a number 62 bus service from Torquay harbour.

Once there you will be free to discover this charming village and surrounding Cockington Country Park with its hundreds of acres of gorgeous trails and rural vistas perhaps taking lunch at the Lutyens designed pub or a cream tea at a choice of Tea Gardens. There are numerous leisurely strolls around the village taking in the shops selling gifts and mementoes of your visit. You can discover the old stocks, an abandoned water mill, the Alms Houses for the former estate, mediaeval carp lakes, water meadows and an ancient gamekeeper’s cottage nestling in the woods. Walk a little further and you come across the Manor House, Cockington Court, a hub for contemporary creative crafts and arts.

Cockington Country Park has received the prestigious Keep Britain Tidy, Green Flag Award, an accolade which it has retained 23 times since its launch, one of only 5 sites in the whole of the UK to do so.  The Green Flag Award is given for high environmental standards, being beautifully maintained and having excellent visitor facilities.

 

 

Directions

Road Directions

Follow the seafront road until you reach the Cockington turning going inland. Go straight across at the mini-roundabout and continue into the village.

Public Transport Directions

Bus 62 from Torquay Strand, Harbour Side (check time for days of operation)

Facilities

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parks
  • Parking for disabled visitors

Towns & Villages

  • Church
  • Public toilets
  • Village shop

Get in Touch

What's Nearby

  1. Cockington Village and Country Park

    Cockington Country Park is a beautiful mix of picturesque well-ordered garden landscapes,…

    0.06 miles away
  2. Rose Garden - Cockington

    Behind the Manor House within Cockington Country Park, you will find the peaceful Tudor…

    0.07 miles away
  3. Cockington Court Craft Centre

    At the heart of Cockington Village lies Cockington Court, a manor house with roots in…

    0.07 miles away
  1. Horse and Carriage Rides

    This idyllic village is hidden in a deep valley just one mile from the bustle of Torquay.…

    0.08 miles away
  2. OurGlass

    OurGlass produce an innovative range of studio glass using traditional glassblowing…

    0.26 miles away
  3. Grand Leisure Suite

    The Grand Hotel offers an excellent standard of accommodation with breath-taking sea…

    0.78 miles away
  4. Italian Gardens - Abbey Park

    Don’t miss the Italian Gardens, which form part of Abbey Park and Meadows. Here you’ll…

    0.8 miles away
  5. Livermead Beach

    Livermead Beach - Good access for water sports. Swimming not allowed in the water ski…

    0.81 miles away
  6. Agatha Christie Mile

    Drift back into the style and opulence of the Jazz Age as you retrace the steps of the…

    0.82 miles away
  7. Torre Abbey

    An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site. 
    Explore 800 years of history…

    0.85 miles away
  8. Potent Plants Garden - Torre Abbey

    Do not touch! is the warning for all visitors to the Potent Plants Garden at Torre Abbey.…

    0.85 miles away
  9. Aztec Spa

    Immerse yourself in a gorgeous world of luxury treatments and products by spa specialists…

    0.91 miles away
  10. Lifestyle Health and Fitness Suite

    Lifestyle Health & Fitness Suite is one of Torquay's longest standing gyms with…

    0.92 miles away
  11. Waves Leisure Pool

    No matter what the weather our pool offers great fun for all the family! With wave…

    0.92 miles away
  12. Torre Abbey Sands Torquay

    This delectable beach is part of the English Riviera and it lives up to its name with its…

    0.98 miles away
  13. Torre Abbey Leisure Park, Pitch n Putt, Golf, Tennis, Bowls

    Abbey Park Golf, Tennis & Bowls Centre is situated in a beautiful, picturesque seafront…

    1 miles away
Previous Next

This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211 enquiries@englishrivierabid.co.uk

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss