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New Moor Otter at Canonteign Falls – Meet Ottmosphere

Ottmossphere’We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our new Otter and Cub ‘Ottmossphere’ by the artist Ann Montogmery. This Otter will replace Sarah Smith’s “The Dartmoor Artist’ otter OTTERbiography, who holidayed with us this summer as part of the Moor Otter Trail. The purchase of ‘Ottmossphere helped to raise a massive £70,000 for conservation […]

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Week 3 Artist in Residence Helen’s Skidmore’s Water Lily Linocut

“Linocut relief printmaking is a technique that can be bold and subtle, express detail of connection and movement between back, mid and foreground…” In the studio. As I look through my drawings of Canonteign and consider the layers, the seen, the unseen, my tools will act as a form of remembering the subtle elements of […]

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Canonteign Falls Artist in Residence Diary – Helen Skidmore

Inspired by the abundance of natural beauty Canonteign Falls has to offer. Helen Skidmore’s artistic process is in full swing, and she is creating some extraordinary artwork which will be revealed at the exhibition in September.  Week 2. ‘It’s been a busy week in my studio and the work is starting to come together. I’ve now […]

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Canonteign Falls Artist in Residence Diary – Helen Skidmore

Art and the story of Canonteign have always been intertwined.  Local landscape artist John White Abbott painted several scenes of Canonteign in the early 1800s and today art is very much part of the current Canonteign experience. This year sees our 4th artist in residence Helen Skidmore become part of that experience as she explores […]

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Canonteign Falls is a Haven for Butterflies and Dragonflies

It’s the Season for butterflies and dragonflies. As we head into summer the lakes, wildflower meadows and woodland make Canonteign a haven for all kinds of wildlife including butterflies and dragonflies. The abundance of these creatures at Canonteign is largely down to the purity of the water in the lakes, water that originates high on […]

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Join our team !

Canonteign Falls is a picturesque family attraction within the Dartmoor National park and we are always looking for lovely people to join us! If you’ re looking to work within a small team in beautiful surroundings that offers something a little bit different to a normal 9 – 5  then we would love to hear […]

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