Escape to a tranquil private estate in the heart of the Devon countryside

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Discover the highest waterfall in the South West

Visit us for peaceful walks among the waterfalls and lakes and family fun in the gardens and playgrounds.
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Adventure playgrounds, trampolines and playships

A great day out for young and old on the fringe of Dartmoor National Park.

Open 7 days a week!

We welcome dogs on leads.

***UKRAINE REFUGEE MEMBERSHIP UPDATE. The management team have set aside 120 free memberships for Ukrainian families and their hosts. This number has now been reached. We are sorry for any disappointment caused by missing out but do sign up to our newsletter to hear about any special events we have planned.***

*New this season* there is no requirement for annual members to book a visiting slot

Up and Coming Events

May Half Term and Queens Jubilee Weekend

Live Music with Chris Thomas – June 4th 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm on the terrace

Canonteign Kitchen

Entry to the cafe and shop is free. Seasonal lunch menu, Barista coffee, cream teas and cakes available. Open 10 am – 5 pm (last hot food order 3 pm).

Access to waterfalls and playgrounds is subject to an admission price.



to the top of the South West’s highest waterfall and discover a few surprises along the way.

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at one of the few original Victorian Fern gardens remaining in Britain.

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Lose yourself

among the ancient woodland, waterfalls and lakes of our 90 acre estate.

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our adventure playgrounds with the whole family and refuel with a cream tea in our lakeside cafe.

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Canonteign Falls – a great day out for young and old on the fringe of Dartmoor National Park.

Opening Times

We are open 7 days a week until November

Monday – 10 am – 5 pm

Tuesday – 10 am – 5 pm

Wednesday – 10 am – 5 pm

Thursday –10 am – 5 pm

Friday – 10 am – 5 pm

Saturday – 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday – 10 am – 5 pm

The last entry to visit the waterfalls and lakes is at 3.30 pm.

Online booking

We are delighted to welcome you back to Canonteign Falls for the 2022 season. Please book your ticket or time slot before you travel to guarantee entry.

Shop and Cafe are open with free entry.

Annual members are no longer required to book.

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Live Music with Chris Thomas – Saturday 4th June 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm

We are excited to have Chris Thomas, solo acoustic performer join us on the terrace from 1.30 – 3.30 pm to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee in style. Playing a mixture of classic and contemporary, popular covers and his own original material.

May Half Term and Queen’s Jubilee Weekend!

We have a fun-packed May half term! Join us for a special Queens Jubilee Children’s trail with prize, craft activities and lots more!  On Saturday, June 4th we have live music with Chris Thomas 1.30 – 3.30 pm on our lakeside terrace.  Canonteign Kitchen will be well-stocked with jubilee cakes, strawberry cream teas, and delicious […]

Annual Photography Competition Now Open

Are you a budding photographer and fancy winning a season ticket of your choice, then why not enter our annual photography competition? Winners will receive a season ticket plus your winning photograph will be displayed in our cafe. Entry Categories: 5-12 years, 13-19 years, 20+ years To enter please send your high resolution( +1 MB) photographs […]

Canonteign Falls Abseil for Parkinson’s – Sunday 17th July

Abseil 220ft down England’s highest waterfall to help transform the lives of people with Parkinson’s. Abseil for Parkinson’s and together, we can find a cure. For all information on how to join in click omn the link here