English Riviera Destination Guide 2016 - page 17

WhERE
tostay in
Cockington
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Devon Cream Tea
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FOR CRA F T, CR EAT I V I T Y
& CR EAM TEA
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Take a ride on a superb horse drawn carriage
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Chat to the
Cockington Court blacksmith at work in his forge
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Indulge in
a traditional Devon CreamTea
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Pretty, thatched CockingtonVillage
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See beautiful glass vases being blown, plus other skilled crafts
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Local Crafts
Situated less than a mile fromTorquay seafront you can discover
a charming and historical Devon village, dating back toThe Doomsday
Book. Famous for generations Cockington offers a perfect day out
with so much for all the family to enjoy.
The focal point of the village is the magnificent Cockington Court,
a historic manor house beautifully set amongst peaceful parkland.
Dog friendly woodland walks, a thatched roof pub and tea rooms
are all within strolling distance.
Discover artists and craft makers at work in their studio shops.
See the glass blowers create amazing works of art, hear the
blacksmith clinking at his forge, smell the delightful aromas and
taste the delicious chocolate being made by the chocolatier.
There are plenty of events too including arts and crafts festivals
and outdoor theatre as well as the popular Apple Day and
Cockington Court Christmas Fayre.
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