Cockington Court Craft Centre

Arts Centre

Cockington Court, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6XA

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If you're looking for a unique gift, a special work of art or amazing handmade jewellery then you must visit Cockington Court Craft Centre at the heart of Cockington Country Park. Here you will find highly-skilled artists and artisans, all producing gorgeous objects, paintings and crafts that are unlike anything you’ll find anywhere else.

Cockington Court Craft Centre offers highly-creative craftsmen and women a space to work. You’ll find everything from glass blowers making richly-coloured giftware to artists creating distinctive sculptures, along with leather goods, ceramics, jewellery and art installations.

There’s also a choice of highly specialised outlets, such as the Cockington Chocolate Company, all offering special and unique gifts to buy. If you don’t see what you’re looking for then why not talk to an artist on site and commission your own work of art? The court also hosts visiting exhibitions by renowned artists and is the key location for Art on the English Riviera throughout the summer.

The Craft Centre is part of the historic Cockington Court, a 17th century manor house set in 460 acres of country park, and is a great place to explore once you have finished all your retail therapy. 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. Relax in the gardens, follow the murder mystery trail and ride in a horse-drawn carriage back to the picture-postcard Cockington Village. 

Cockington is situated just one mile from Torquay seafront. Open all year round, entry is free and the Court is easily accessible on foot, by bus and by car.

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Opening Times

2021 Opening (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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4 of 5 stars
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      431
    • Very Good
      228
    • Average
      93
    • Poor
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      36

    Recent Reviews:

    • Maddy H
      Nice location let down by poor service and poor food offer and service in cafe.
      2 of 5 stars
      19th Oct 2020
      Nice location let down by poor service and poor food at cafe. Chose what sounded like a nice sandwich from menu but quality was really poor - very bland. Coffee and chai latte also very poor. Service... Read full review
    • N4135PGjulianh
      Beautiful Site and Inspiring Craftspeople
      5 of 5 stars
      25th Oct 2020
      This was a fabulous place to visit. First you walk into a beautifully spacious park with wonderful views of Cockington Court. There is an air of happiness within the people walking in the grounds... Read full review
    • houli501
      Torquay, United Kingdom
      Terrible
      1 of 5 stars
      26th Nov 2020
      Amazing location, terrible cafe. Fawlty Tower like service and the food was awful and over priced I've never seen such a miserable bunch of staff, im sure they must lose trade as a result. Read full review

    Directions

    Road Directions

    From Torquay seafront take A3022 towards Paignton then take first available right after the Grand hotel ( 300m approx) From Paignton take A3022 towards Torquay then take first available left afterthe Livermead Cliff hotel ( 150m approx)

    Public Transport Directions

    Monday - Friday 62 Bus departs Torquay Strand (Harbour Side) every 40 mins from 10.00am - 16.00pm

    Facilities

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant
    • Picnic Site

    Establishment Features

    • Toilets

    Key Features

    • Groups
    • In countryside
    • Weddings

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

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    Tel01803 607 230

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    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

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