Dogs are welcome in the top area outside the café and are to be kept on a lead at all times. As Occombe is a working farm dogs are not permitted on the wider farm area or nature trails. This is for the safety of our animals and your dog. If you'd like to take your dog on a longer walk nearby, we can recommend Occombe Valley Woods over the road.
From the M5/A38 Exeter: Follow signs for Newton Abbot / Torquay. Once you reach Newton Abbot, at a large traffic-light controlled roundabout (Penn Inn) go straight ahead heading for Torquay. Travel down this road, through Kingskerswell on the A380. At the lights continue straight on. At the roundabout (Kerswell Gardens) turn right, heading for ringroad/Paignton. Go straight on at the first roundabout (Gallow's Gate) and at the second roundabout (Preston Down) take the first exit onto Preston Down Road.
Occombe Farm is 300 metres down the Preston Down Road on your left hand side.
From A38 Plymouth: Exit A38 at junction for Totnes/Paignton and follow signs through Dartington and Totnes for Paignton. After 8 miles you reach a major set of traffic lights with directions left for the A380 ringroad and right for Brixham. Go left and follow the ringroad, going straight over at the first roundabout and at the second take the last exit on your right onto Preston Down Road. Occombe Farm is 300 metres down the Preston Down Road on your left hand side.
From 1st October 2014 to 1st April 2016 both car parks at Occombe Farm are free.
As you approach Occombe from the ring road, the farmyard car park is the first left and is a short stay car park.
The long stay car park is the second left.
The Number 60 bus runs Monday to Saturday from The Strand in Torquay to Occombe Farm. The Number 61 bus runs from Monday to Saturday from Paignton Bus Station to Occombe Farm. The Number 67 bus runs Monday to Friday from Northfields Lane, Brixham and then on to the Willows.
Please note: Buses do not run on public holidays. For further timetable information please visit www.dialabus.info.
There are nearby train stations at Torquay, Torre and Paignton - they are a short taxi journey from Occombe Farm.