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Discover the Magic of Spring: Bluebell Walks at Canonteign Falls

Springtime in Devon brings with it a spectacle that stirs the soul—the return of the bluebells. These delicate blooms transform ancient woodlands into realms of vibrant color and fragrance. And if you’re seeking the perfect place to immerse yourself in this natural wonder, look no further than Canonteign Falls. Nestled on the edge of Dartmoor, […]

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🌿🌟 Vote for Us! Best Family Attraction in Devon 🌟🌿

WE NEED YOUR HELP! 🌟 Vote for Us! Best Family Attraction in Devon 🌟 We’re thrilled to share that we’ve been selected as Devon finalists in The Muddy Stilettos Awards, in the prestigious “Best Family Attraction” category! These awards shine a spotlight on outstanding independent lifestyle businesses across 28 counties. A huge THANK YOU for […]

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Canonteign Kitchen Launches Guest Artist

Teignmouth and Shaldon Estuary by Rachel Garner Canonteign Falls, Devon – March 21, 2024 – Canonteign Falls, Devon’s esteemed destination nestled on the edge of Dartmoor, proudly announces the reopening of its picturesque waterfalls and lakes for the 2024 season, just in time for Easter. Renowned as Devon’s hidden gem, Canonteign Falls beckons visitors to […]

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Canonteign Falls more than 200 years of History!

Canonteign Falls  beautiful blend of nature and history makes it a captivating visit. From Vice Admiral Edward Pellew’s legacy to Lady Exmouth’s visionary endeavours, Canonteign Falls has an extraordinary past just waiting to be discovered. Back in 1811, Vice Admiral Edward Pellew, known for his heroic accomplishments, acquired the Canonteign Estate, leaving a lasting mark […]

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Mid Devon Advertiser: Open Day Sheds Light on Mysterious Fern Garden

CANONTEIGN’S fern garden was host to a National Plant Collection open day on the weekend, as fern curator and pteridological expert Julian Reed showed visitors around the Estate’s historic and unique collection of ferns.  ‘It was very successful,’ said Julian, ‘we had people from all over the region come to the fern garden to learn […]

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WATERFALLS, LAKES AND WOODLANDS – A DAY OUT BY PITTS FARM COTTAGES

Picture credits: Pitts Farm Cottages Such a lovely descriptive blog post from Pitts Farm Cottages about their visit this June. Are you looking for a great day out for the whole family? Look no further than Canonteign Falls. Located in the heart of the Teign Valley and Dartmoor National Park near Chudleigh, Devon. Just an hour’s […]

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Restored Victorian fern collections at 90 acre Dartmoor Estate of Canonteign Falls are given Plant Heritage National Plant Collection status

The fern garden at Canonteign Falls was created in the 1800s when fern gardens and Fern hunting, Pteridomania,  was the height of fashion in Victorian Britain. As the prosperity of the Canonteign Estate waned during the 20th century, the fern garden was lost and forgotten. Lying undiscovered for more than 100 years. Canonteign’s owner’s Kate […]

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Canonteign Falls Honey

Canonteign Falls Honey Beekeeper John Our Apiarist Beekeeper John started beekeeping at 13 when he was the school beekeeper. That experience ignited a lifelong love of honeybees – unadulterated, artisan honey. He now has apiaries on bee-friendly sites in the villages of Dartington, Littlehempston, Galmpton and Canonteign Falls. John breeds his own calm temperament queens […]

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