Directions to Cockington Country Park
Cockington, Torquay, TQ2 6XA (01803) 606035
Cycle racks are available behind Cockington Court and next to the Visiotr Centre in the village.
Well behaved dogs are welcome on site, but please pay attention to any signs asking you to keep your dog on a lead.
By Car: Come along the sea front from Torquay town centre to the Livermead House Hotel. The turning is on the right hand side by the hotel, signposted Cockington Country Park. Follow the lane into the village to the junction. Cockington is served by three car parks, Cockington Village The Cycle Hub and Higher Lodge Car park.
The car park at the rear of Cockington Court is most suitable for disabled access. Turn right and bear left towards the Drum Inn. Just past the main Village Car park is a Bus Stop on the left hand side, take the left hand turning to the Drum Inn, sign posted Cockington Court, Meeting Rooms. Follow the lane right up to the back of the Court, passing the stable on the right hand side. There is a Pay and Display Car Park straight ahead. Charges in this car park are £1 per hour for up to 3 hours and £4 for 4-12 hours; Torbay Council annual parking permits are honoured in the car park to the rear of Cockington Court as are Torbay Council blue disabled badges.
Important Car Park Information:
Ticketing at Higher Lodge car park is managed for the Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust by Park With Ease Ltd. This car park is a pay when you leave site and uses a camera to record your vehicle registration when you arrive.
You pay at the end of your visit, enter your vehicle registration into the machine or visit the Park With Ease website and pay within 48 hours. Pay the amount requested.
By Bus: The number 12 bus runs approximately every 10 minutes throughout the day. Take the bus to Cockington Lane/Livermead House Hotel. Walk up Cockington Lane and through the Watermeadows on the boardwalk, a 20 minute walk. Unfortunately, the route is not suitable for wheelchairs. The No.62 bus runs Monday to Friday (10am to 4.25pm). You can catch the bus from Princess Gardens and Torre Abbey Sands. Travel is free for all over 60's with a UK bus pass. Contact Dial a Bus on 01803 690222 or visit www.dialabus.info for further timetable information.
By Train: Cockington is accessible by train. Change at Newton Abbot for Torquay station. Cockington is a twenty minute walk along Hennapyn Road, through the watermeadows and boardwalk.