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


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 are dog friendly!

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

Up and Coming Events

Canonteign Kitchen

Entry to the cafe and shop is free. Seasonal lunch menu, Barista coffee, cream teas and cakes available. Open 10 am – 4.30 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.

View Waterfalls


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

View Fern Garden

Lose yourself

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

Take me to Walks


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.

Book Tickets/Book Visiting Slot


Canonteign Falls hosts Devon Opera By invitation of British Red Cross

The Dowager Countess of Devon, Patron of the Devon Opera, and the Invitation Events Committee of the Devon Red Cross invite you to an Opera For a Summer Evening with well-known and new opera pieces on Saturday July 23rd . Six singers will provide a wonderful evening of opera excerpts from Puccini’s La bohème, Bizet’s […]

Meet and Greet Belle the Shetland Pony this Summer Holiday – July 28th, August 18th & September 1st

Belle the friendly Shetland pony visits us to deliver honey and bees wax polish to our shop and loves to meet people, especially children.  We have organised for her to visit us over the summer holidays:  Thursday July 28th, Thursday August 18th and, Thursday September 1st.  So plan ahead and book your tickets to include meeting […]

Live Music with Chris Thomas -Check here for our Summer live dates!

We are excited to have Chris Thomas, a solo acoustic performer join us on the terrace this summer. Playing a mixture of classic and contemporary, popular covers and his own original material. Dates to follow shortly!

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 […]