Essential Occombe trail works

Friday, February 15, 2019

Plans for the Enchanted Occombe Mystery, our half term discovery trail, are well under way. You will see a different route than usual as we follow the paths around the orchard, through the animal paddocks and along a small section of the woodland nature trail. This is a slight adjustment to the usual route as […]

Occombe Festival goer scoops big raffle prize

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Local Torbay resident, Kathryn was delighted to learn of her big prize win recently in the Cockington Green Heart Appeal Annual Raffle. Lucky Kathryn, of Paignton, has scooped the top prize, a whopping £1,000, in the annual draw and visited the Farm to meet some of the team, last week. Kathryn said, “I was really […]

TCCT Appeal for Witnesses following brutal sheep attack at Cockington

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

On Monday 22 October, our farm team at Cockington were alarmed to discover that a dog had attacked one of our sheep that resides there. The attack happened at Lady Park behind Cockington Court during the day on Monday. The sheep is now suffering a great deal of pain and distress and may have to […]

TCCT celebrate National Lottery Award for local Project – Heritage Ability

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Accessibility really does matter – and that was proved when a local project working with Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust (TCCT) to open up Cockington for disabled and deaf people, were told it had won a National Lottery Award for Heritage. Heritage Ability beat over 700 other projects, voted for by the public, to make […]

Sheep To Be Welcomed Back To The North Fort

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Following the successful introduction of Hebridean sheep into our headland flock of soay’s at the beginning of this year, the now larger, mixed flock will soon be heading to graze in the North Fort at Berry Head National Nature Reserve (NNR). It is expected they will arrive over this coming week; check the gates for signs saying ‘We’re here!’. Both […]

Cockington Dog Day is Pawsome!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust’s popular annual dog day is returning to the country park on Sunday 19th August 2018 This fun canine event, now in its third year, is a celebration of all the park’s doggie visitors with a fun dog show and lots of specialist pet organisations and companies offering demonstrations, stalls, advice […]