Canonteign Falls has been chosen as a lucky host of travelling Elmer the elephant on the 18th-22nd April when visitors will be welcomed to meet  this lovable story book character. In celebration of Elmer the Elephant turning 30 yrs old, St Luke's Hospice Plymouth is bringing Elmer the patchwork elephant –  created by Devon-born author and artist David McKee– to Plymouth for Elmer’s Big Parade, 30 years since Andersen Press first published the Elmer story.   As part of this parade one of these colourful elephants travels to areas outside of Plymouth to help raise awareness of the campaign in Plymouth over the Summer. 

Come along to our Easter Decorating Art Corner we are running sessions through out the holidays in our cafe with our talented artist Ellie, your child can drop in and decorate a china egg or bunny to take home while you grab yourself a coffee or take in the beautiful surroundings. 1 item per child for ages 3+. £3 per child. No need to book. For further information  ring 01647 252434.



Join us this Easter holidays for a fun day out for the whole family, home to Englands highest manmade waterfall set in ancient woodland and beautiful lakes there are so many ways to entertain you little ones with adventure play grounds, assault course, trampolines, zip wire, giant wooden galleon, 11ft willow T Rex to find,  Easter trails with prizes, duckling feeding, bug nature trail, children’s craft workshops as well as a visit from travelling Elmer the elephant, there is something to keep the whole family entertained all day.   After exploring the grounds and falls, visitors are welcome to relax on a pretty, sun-soaked courtyard for tea or an ice cream while enjoying the views. The café, set on the side of the beautiful Lily Lake, provides a stunning array of locally sourced refreshments, home made cakes, sandwiches and salads with a special, healthy choice, children’s menus. Picnics are also welcome with plenty of stunning spots to put a picnic blanket. There is a charming gift shop specialising in local artisan gift. Dogs are welcome on leads both inside and out.  



Help your local Home Start by joining us for our charity abseil on 27th April starting at 9am.  Abseil 220ft down the worlds tallest man made waterfall and raise money for this great cause. Ring 01392 826299 to find out more.

Hooray for Dads, we want to thank all you great Dads, we are offering free entry to Dads when accompanied by a full paying child (ages 5-16) on Father's Day.  Exeter Model Boat Club wil also be holding their open day on the Lily lake from 9am - 5pm so you can enjoy the beautiful boats from the sun terrace.