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

Please book tickets or visiting slot online before visiting our attraction unless you are viewing our Art Exhibition (11th – 26th September) which is free entry with no need to book .

We are open 7 days a week 10 am – 5.00 pm with the last entry 3.30pm. Please wear sturdy walking shoes. We operate on a card-only basis. Free entry to cafe and shop from 11th Sept

We are dog friendly!

Latest Events

Art Exhibition running 11th – 26th September in our lakeside cafe – Entry is free. No need to book.

Halloween half term fun 23rd – 31st – October

Canonteign Falls by Night – November 6th

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Staying Safe – our Covid-19 measures from July 19th & what to expect from your visit

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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

Monday – Open, 10am – 5.00pm

Tuesday – Open, 10am – 5.00pm

Wednesday – Open, 10am – 5.00pm

Thursday – Open, 10am – 5.00pm

Friday – Open, 10am – 5.00

Saturday – Open, 10am – 5.00pm

Sunday – Open, 10am – 5.00

The last entry to the Estate is at 3.30pm.
Please note there is no longer free entry to the shop and cafe

Online booking

We are delighted to welcome you back to Canonteign Falls for the 2021 season. Please book your ticket or time slot before you travel.

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Art Exhibition 11th – 26th September Free Entry

Join us at Canonteign Falls for an exhibition of work created by Canonteign Falls Artist in Residence  – Printmaker Helen Skidmore and Plymouth College of Art shortlisted graduates, , Charlotte Robinson, Martine Macpherson, Philip Battely and Nicola Westlake (not pictured).  Expect to celebrate emerging artists in the idyllic setting of Canonteign Falls with the opportunity to […]

October Half Term Halloween Fun

This October half term come and join us for some spooktastic fun here at Canonteign Falls. We have a special Halloween trail and if you bring your little ones in fancy dress you could be in with a chance to win a family day ticket for 2022. Enter by tagging @canonteignfalls or email your picture to  Pre-book […]

November 6th Lantern Night Walk

Night Lantern Walk Saturday 6th November from 6 pm – 8 pm  As the clocks turn back join us for a special lantern walk around the Lily Lake and see the stunning Clampitt Falls all lit up. The snack bar will also be open selling hot chocolate and delicious soup to warm you all up after your […]

Photography Competition 2021

Are you a budding photographer and fancy winning a weekly family holiday ticket, then why not enter our annual photography competition?  Winners will receive a weekly family holiday ticket plus your winning photograph will be displayed in our cafe for the entirety of our up and coming season.   Entry Categories: 5-12 years 13-19 years […]