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Canonteign Waterfalls and Country Park

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Excellent day out

There are several walks in this park, so if you want to just amble for a while you can do one of... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2012
day trip

This was an exceptional day out for all the family the park was good and the falls were... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2012
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Christow, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7RH, England
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Reviewed 30 September 2012

There are several walks in this park, so if you want to just amble for a while you can do one of the two walks around the lakes and feed the ducks and black swans, who are all quite tame. We opted to do the...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2012

This was an exceptional day out for all the family the park was good and the falls were spectacular, helped by recent rain.

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Reviewed 10 September 2012

Lovely, nice set up well thought out and worth visiting! waterfalls lovely very very steep! but if you can make it to the top is well worth going!

Thank srh19
Reviewed 31 August 2012

Lovely setting, peaceful and beautiful. Slippy underfoot so don't visit when it has been raining. Steep climb and the very top of the falls not good if you are scared of heights. Not worth the full admittance fee but we had a money off voucher...More

1  Thank vickyno
Reviewed 28 August 2012

can not believe i paid over £30 to visit a man made trickle of a water fall. i actually feel robbed. the rest eg park etc is ok but others available free near by avoid at all costs should be shut down. taught me one...More

Thank kathoa
Reviewed 25 August 2012

Visited on the 18th August 2012. The scenery / walkways were great, lots of photo opportunities. Only word of caution, the red leaf route to the top of the main waterfall is made up of Victorian steps, mud, trees, hand rails etc (I.e a bit...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 21 August 2012

Third time in two years we have taken the children here for walk and picnic. It must be one of the most tranquil and beautiful places in the country. Always delivers. Discount vouchers available on-line.

Thank Rower111
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Spectacular waterfalls, a lovely walk to the top along a rushing stream with fantastic views at the top. There is also a more gentle walk around the 7 ponds. You can feed the diving ducks. We had a really great day out and it seemed...More

1  Thank Annie5515
Reviewed 18 August 2012

very poor value for money .not even a real water fall just a pipe of running water up on a hill .after climbing to the top was upset to see a pipe was going to ask for my money back

Thank david d
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Excellent for families with a great walk, grounds and play areas. Not for heart-attack risks however.

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12 May 2018|
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Response from CoolHandLuke89 | Reviewed this property |
Yep plenty of benches and places to stop and catch your breath.
5 September 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.
12 February 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