As part of a scheme to encourage and support cirl buntings in Cockington, we are bringing a 17 acre semi-improved grass field back into arable rotation and you may notice a difference in the landscape of the Country Park. The field will be managed on rotation under organic arable cropping (four years arable followed by […]
In the spirit of celebrating International Women’s Day and women in leadership, Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust (TCCT) is delighted to announce the appointment of Cath Cooke as General Manager for the new Occombe Development. Cath joins the TCCT team this week to head up the final stages of Occombe’s regeneration and lead the running of Occombe once it opens this summer.
TCCT’s beautiful Memorial Rose Garden at Cockington achieves South West in Bloom and RHS certificate of recognition for 2020.
Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust (TCCT) is thrilled to confirm that work on their £2m plan to regenerate Occombe Farm will start next month.
Great news! Cockington Country Park has been awarded its 24th Green Flag! This is a massive achievement, especially in the face of the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, at a time when our staff and volunteers have dealt with challenges brought about by the park’s huge numbers of additional visitors.
Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust (TCCT) have reopened Occombe Farm and Occombe Farm Café. The Farm had remained closed throughout the summer whilst the Farm Café was extended and refurbished. This work marks the first step towards the greater regeneration of Occombe Farm.
It is with much regret that, due to circumstances beyond our control, Occombe Farm and Occombe Farm Café will not re-open as planned on 22nd September.
Like many of you, we are increasingly concerned about the escalation of littering, abuse and antisocial behaviour our sites are enduring at the moment. Read more about how we are tackling this growing crisis here in Torbay…
Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust (TCCT) are thrilled to announce that planned refurbishment work on Occombe Farm Café is now underway. Work has begun on an extensive schedule of redecoration and refurbishment of the café. Unfortunately, with contractors operating on site, Occombe Farm will need to remain closed for a little longer until the building work is finished.
As from 15th July Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust (TCCT) will implement new charges for parking at all of its sites across Torbay.
Whilst it is TCCT policy to remove unauthorised memorials from our sites we are always happy to discuss alternative commemorative options with all bereaved families. We have always done our best to accommodate requests and are willing to be flexible.
TCCT Car parks at Sharkham Point, Berry Head and Cockington Higher Lodge reopen.
Please pick up your dog’s waste and take it home for disposal.
We all have a responsibility to protect the countryside and all the animals that live there.
We would like to remind everyone to keep your dogs under control whilst out walking in areas with livestock grazing.
Two gates have been damaged recently at Sharkham Point and Cockington.
In response to the PM’s announcement on Monday regarding Coronavirus, we’re taking measures in order to follow the latest Government guidance.
Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust confirm there will be no Occombe Festival in 2020.
Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust (TCCT) are delighted to announce that their regeneration plan for Occombe Farm is set for approval!
Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust are delighted to announce that the Cockington Memorial Rose Garden has just been awarded outstanding recognition in the 2019 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom and South West in Bloom Annual Awards.