Trust Head Office and Reception

The Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust head office is based at Occombe Farm:

Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust
Occombe Farm
Preston Down Road
Paignton
TQ3 1RN


All enquiries

Please call on : 01803 520 022 (phones manned Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm)

Our reception is open Monday to Friday, times show below, where you can get information about the Trust, its work and the other sites we care for, or to purchase Trust memberships and event tickets. 

DayHours
Monday 9.30am – 4.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am – 3.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am – 3.30pm
Thursday 9.30am – 3.30pm
Friday9.30am – 1.30pm
Saturdayclosed
Sundayclosed

Outside of office hours, please  email us.

In an emergency, at any of our sites: 01803 520 022 (the answer phone message will give out the number to call)

Christmas Opening Times Hours
Friday 20th December9.30am – 1.30pm
Saturday 21st December – Wednesday 1st JanuaryClosed
Thursday 2nd January 20209.30am – 3.30pm
Friday 3rd January 20209.30am – 1.30pm
Thereafter as normal opening hours

Occombe Farm

Occombe Farm
Preston Down Road
Paignton
TQ3 1RN

t: 01803 520 022 e: info@countryside-trust.org.uk (for media enquiries: marketing@countryside-trust.org.uk)

The Farm and Nature Trail are open daily, 9am-5pm, throughout the year (the site will be closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Friday 27th December and New Years Day). Parking and entry are free of charge, unless we are running our chargeable fundraising discovery trails for which we charge a small participation fee, please check before planning your visit.

Occombe Farm Café has different opening times to the Farm.

See Christmas Opening Times for Farm, Cafe and Trust Reception


Occombe Farm Cafe

Occombe Farm
Preston Down Road
Paignton
TQ3 1RN

t: 01803 696 255 e: farmcafe@occombe.org.uk

Normal open hours are everyday from 9am – 4pm all year round. Our last food orders are at 3pm. We operate a different timetable to the main farm and sometimes our timetable changes to accommodate special events and holidays, like Occombe Festival and Christmas. We also open for supper once a month on a Friday evening, see in-cafe, social media and our Cafe pages for more.

Opening Times for Christmas and the New Year
Christmas Eve9am – 3pm (last food orders at 2pm)
Christmas DayClosed
Boxing dayClosed
Friday 27th DecemberClosed
Saturday 28th – Monday 20th December*9am – 4pm (last food orders at 3pm)
Tuesday 31st December 9am – 3pm (last food orders at 2pm)
Wednesday 1st JanuaryClosed
Thursday 2nd January 9am – 4pm (last food orders at 3pm)

* On Sunday 29th December we’re unable to offer our Sunday Roast.


Cockington Country Park

Cockington
Torquay
TQ2 6XA

t: 01803 520 022 or e: info@countryside-trust.org.uk or contact our Cockington Visitor Centre

Cockington Country Park is open to the public year round and is free to visit. Please do check opening times for the Court, Visitor Centre and Craft Studios before planning your visit, which vary from that of the country park.


Cockington Visitor Centre

The Linhay
Cockington Lane
Cockington Village
Torquay, TQ3 1RN

t: 01803 605 639 or e: info@countryside-trust.org.uk

Opens from April to October, 10am – 4pm (except Mondays) and November to March for special events only, including every weekend from 30th November to 21st December, 11am – 3pm.


Berry Head National Nature Reserve Enquiries

Gillard Road
Brixham
TQ5 9APRN

t: 01803 882 619 (Rangers Office) or e: berryhead@countryside-trust.org.uk

Berry Head NNR is open to the public year round. The Visitor Centre opens from Easter to September, 7 days a week: 10am – 4pm. From October to Easter the centre is open at weekends only from 10am – 4pm. For contact details and opening times for the Guardhouse Cafe please contact them directly.

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