Canonteign’s seven lakes meander lazily through the fields and meadows of the Estate.   Lily Lake with its beautiful pagoda sits in the centre of the site, surrounded by rhododendrons.  It’s home to some spectacular waterlilies and an abundance of wildlife including ducks, Canada geese and kingfishers. Sit outside the cafe and take it all in […]


There are many pathways weaving through Canonteign’s 90 acres of ancient woodland and meadows, perfect for you to create your own favourite walks. We have three trails for newcomers to explore, designed to provide something for all ages and abilities.  The Waterfall walk takes you up through the Secret Garden and the Victorian Fern Garden […]

Adventure Playgrounds

Canonteign Falls is the perfect place for adventure and exploration for families of all ages. Alongside the walking trails, waterfalls and lakes there are a number of play areas to suit all ages, from little ones to pre-teens. Our Children’s Play Area includes a huge wooden galleon, the “Indefatigable”, named after the Estate’s owner Admiral […]


Canonteign Falls is a unique family attraction in the heart of the Devon and Dartmoor countryside. Away from the crowds and set in over 90 acres of ancient woodland, lakes and wetlands, Canonteign Falls is the ideal place for outdoor adventure and the perfect tranquil family day out for the whole family. We welcome dogs […]

Children’s Events

Throughout the season, we run various activities and clubs for children, particularly during the school holidays. From craft workshops to outdoor theatre and photography competitions, there’s a lot going on at Canonteign. See what’s coming next and make your booking on our Events page.


Canonteign Gift Shop The Canonteign Falls shop specialises in lifestyle gifts from boutique suppliers and local artisans.  Filled with gorgeous gift ideas, we always have an eye out for new ranges each year to complement our much loved old favourites. We’re confident we’ll have just the thing to delight gardeners, dog lovers or chocoholics; art […]