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We are now OPEN!

We are pleased to have reopened and with full compliance to Covid-19 Government guidelines.

We look forward to seeing you!



We are delighted to announce we are open with full compliance to Covid-19 Government guidelines. 

Our 90 acres of estate land, woodland, lakes and waterfalls offer considerable space for exercise, fresh air, and picnics. 

We are open every day from 10 am – 5 pm (weather permitting) with the last entry into the Estate at 4 pm.    

Things will look and feel different so please follow the link here to find out what to expect on your visit.

Canonteign Falls is an award-winning tourist attraction nestled in the Teign Valley on the edge of Dartmoor.

Set in 90 acres of park and woodland, Canonteign is a must-see for Devon visitors, with walks and activities for all ages and abilities. From a gentle stroll around the lakes, to a bracing stomp through spectacular woods up to the top of the Falls, our beautiful corner of the countryside is perfect for enjoying the fresh air and having fun with the family.

90 original Victorian steps lead up through the Victorian fern garden to the top of the Falls itself, with soaring panoramic views available from many vantage points. Children can play safely in two different areas where a zip wire, pirate ship and trampolines await. During this time oneway systems will be in operation and social distancing regulations will be in place.  

To prioritise visitor and staff safely Canonteign Kitchen, open 11 am – 4 pm, has a limited takeaway menu of local pre-packed food available to supplement your picnic. Indoor seating has been arranged at a social distance and will be open. Please adhere to 1 household group per table and only 1 member of the household group at the till point. The outdoor Snack Bar is open (10 am – 5 pm) for takeaway food, filter coffee, hot chocolate, ice cream, and refreshments.




Locals Weekend

March 14th – 15th Half price entry to locals with proof of post code TQ, PL and EXLocals

Mother's Day Free entry for Mum's

On March the 22nd we are offering Mother’s free entry when accompanied by a child of any age plus a free glass of fizz with any main meal, when accompanied by your child.

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Myself, my husband, 2 kids and grandparents visited here whilst on holiday in the area.

We all absolutely loved it, was great value for money and the kids loved the fairy walk and the addition of the T Rex dinosaur was a hit with my son.

We went at lunchtime and stayed for about 3.5 hours. Beautiful walks, views from the top are gorgeous – lovely cafe on site and local ice cream. Playground also for the kids at the end. Great way to spend an afternoon and a must see attraction if you’re visiting the area.

Emma C - Chester

What a stunning place! The walk through the woods to the waterfall is magical and the view from the top is spectacular.

Ruby’s coffee in the cafe is excellent – and a great accompaniment to the home-baked cakes.

We will be going again!

Peter W - Guildford

How To Find Us

From the M5/A38 North:
Follow signs for Plymouth. 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.

From the A38 South:
Take the Teign Valley exit and turn left off the slip road.
Take the next right almost immediately signed Dunsford/Teign Valley (the B3193) and follow directions above.

From Exeter:
Either join the A38 heading south or take the B3212 towards Moretonhampstead, passing through Longdown. Turn left after 2 miles signposted to Christow. When you reach a T junction turn left onto the B3193 sign posted Chudleigh. After 3 miles turn right following the brown tourist signs to Canonteign Falls.

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