Cockington Court Craft Centre

Cockington Court Craft Centre Craft Centre & Country Park

Cockington Court is one of Torbay's favourite destinations, combining history with present day through a thriving craft centre and a popular programme of events. The site enjoys a growing reputation as a regional centre for quality arts and crafts.

Set in an award-winning 420 acre country park a mile away from the seafront, Cockington Court is an historic manor house with over twenty craft studios, Tea Rooms, walled art garden, tudor rose garden, 3 contemporary art galleries and a children’s play area.

Cockington Court is managed by TDA as a centre for creativity , visitor attraction and also creative business space. Our Kitchen Gallery and retail Gallery have a growing reputation in the arts world as a contemporary gallery space of regional significance, having showcased work by artists of international acclaim as well as emerging local talent.

Discover artists and craft makers at work in their studios. Watch the glass blowers create amazing works of art, hear the blacksmith clinking at his forge, and smell the delightful aromas of the delicious chocolate being made by the chocolatier.

In the Sea Change Studios...
Cockington Chocolate Company
Luke Ashby - Jewellery
Gail Trezise - Ceramics
Cathy Hilton Artisan - Hand Painted Woodware
Justin Roach - Gaff Interiors & Upholstery
Freeload Accessories - Hand crafted leather goods
Takahashi-McGil - Crafted wood products
Petra Turner - Textile Artist
Janet Ventre - Mosaics
Flower La Vita - Florist
Laura Duncan - Corsetry and alterations

In the Stable Yard...

Ourglass - Glass blowers
Rex Latham - Blacksmith
Craig Daniels - Driftmoods - Slate gifts
Kirk and Hannah - Horse and Carriage
Sarah Hodge - Tulip Wood
Isobella Day- Jewellery

In the Cob Barn...
Phil Joyce - Gilder
Ipplepen Interiors - Furniture restoration

All of the crafts maker are happy to talk about their craft and discuss unique pieces and commissions.

Cockington Court is very much a dog friendly site. We are delighted to have won a silver award in the Herald Express Tourism Awards for Dog Friendly Business of the Year 2016. We request that visiting dogs are kept on leads and under control in the rose garden, organic garden, stable yard and Sea Change studio areas.

Open daily, free admission

10am - 4pm October - March and 10am - 5pm April - September
Studio times may vary, please contact the maker before planning a special visit

What's on in 2018:

10 - 18 Feb - Valentines Heart Trail
25 Feb - Wedding Showcase
30 March - 15 April - Easter Activities
27 May - 9 Sept - Sculpture Trail
24 June - Classic Motorcycles at Cockington Court
28 July -Illyria Outdoor Theatre presents Merchant of Venice
1st August - Cockington Fayre
28 August - Illyria Outdoor Theatre -Dr. Dolittle
14 October - Cockington Apple Day
22 – 28 October - Cockington Halloween Festival
December weekends - Christmas at Cockington Court

View my website http://www.cockingtoncourt.org/welcome.php

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Applications now open for Cockington Court Sculpture Trail 2018 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-01-09T00:00:00Z">Tue 09 Jan 2018</span>Applications now open for Cockington Court Sculpture Trail 2018 / Tue 09 Jan 2018

Cockington Court Sculpture Trail 2018 The very first sculpture trail took place in 2017 and proved a huge success, 17 artists/sculptors took part . The trail of over 23 sculptures engaged well over 6000 visitors and o...

Pop up the High Street retailer prepares for next venture at Coc / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2016-04-26T00:00:00Z">Tue 26 Apr 2016</span>Pop up the High Street retailer prepares for next venture at Coc / Tue 26 Apr 2016

Former Pop up the High Street tenant and local wood crafting business, Takahashi-McGil, has successfully applied to become the next creative business at Cockington Court Craft Centre. Torquay based Mark McGilvary has...

Food and Craft Markets to begin at Cockington Court / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2016-04-08T00:00:00Z">Fri 08 Apr 2016</span>Food and Craft Markets to begin at Cockington Court / Fri 08 Apr 2016

Cockington Court, which is home to over 20 studios that produce stunning and unique handmade crafts, is introducing some of Devon’s finest artisan foods to complement the offering. The art and crafts Centre of Excell...

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Wedding Showcase at Cockington Court - 11am to 4pm / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-02-26T00:00:00Z">Sun 26 Feb 2017</span>Wedding Showcase at Cockington Court - 11am to 4pm / Sun 26 Feb 2017

Explore our award-winning venue at Cockington Court and visualise your special day in one of the most romantic venues in Torquay! Discuss our bespoke wedding offer with our coordinators and craft makers. Our ceremony ...

Valentine&apos;s Heart Trail at Cockington Court / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-02-11T00:00:00Z">Sat 11</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2017-02-19T00:00:00Z">Sun 19 Feb 2017</span> <span>(1 week)</span>Valentine's Heart Trail at Cockington Court / Sat 11 to Sun 19 Feb 2017 (1 week)

Love is in the air at Cockington Court! Fun for all the family, find the trail of beautiful love hearts around Cockington Court and craft studios. £1 per child, under 2's are free. Complete the trail and win a trea...

Christmas at Cockington / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2016-12-03T00:00:00Z">Sat 03</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2016-12-04T00:00:00Z">Sun 04 Dec 2016</span> <span>(2 days)</span>Christmas at Cockington / Sat 03 to Sun 04 Dec 2016 (2 days)

Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 December 11am – 4pm Join us for a whole range of activities, enjoy a unique Xmas carriage ride with Mrs Claus and her elf, choir's, fire and glow juggler, puppet show, craft workshops and food st...

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Applications Invited for Cockington Court Sculpture Trail 2018 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-01-31T00:00:00Z">Wed 31 Jan 2018</span>Applications Invited for Cockington Court Sculpture Trail 2018 / Wed 31 Jan 2018

Cockington Court Sculpture Trail 2018 The very first sculpture trail took place in 2017 and proved a huge success, 17 artists/sculptors took part . The trail of over 23 sculptures engaged well over 6000 visitors and o...

Functional Potter wanted for Cockington Court studios / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-12-31T00:00:00Z">Sun 31 Dec 2017</span>Functional Potter wanted for Cockington Court studios / Sun 31 Dec 2017

Historic and listed Stable Yard Studio available to rent for a functional potter to join our vibrant makers community at Cockington Court Craft Centre Studio to rent Stable Yard Studio 6, Cockington Court Craft Cen...

Opportunity for Printmaker for studio  at cockington court / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-12-30T00:00:00Z">Sat 30 Dec 2017</span>Opportunity for Printmaker for studio at cockington court / Sat 30 Dec 2017

Historic and listed Stable Yard Studio available to rent for a Printmaker to join our vibrant makers community at Cockington Court Craft Centre Studio to rent Stable Yard Studio 6, Cockington Court Craft Centre, To...

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Welcome to Cockington CourtWelcome to Cockington Court

A craft centre with a difference Cockington Court is one of Torbay's favourite destinations, combining history with present day through a thriving craft centre and a popular programme of events. The site enjoys a grow...

Weddings at Cockington CourtWeddings at Cockington Court

The perfect setting for your special day Our ceremony rooms are situated on the first floor of the Grade II listed Manor House, which is set in 460 acres of stunning parklands, gardens and water-meadows. The rose gard...

Rex the BlacksmithRex the Blacksmith

Rex Latham demonstrates the blacksmiths skills at Cockington Court Craft Centre, Torquay http://www.cockingtoncourt.org

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Anchor tenant Studio Space available at Cockington CourtAnchor tenant Studio Space available at Cockington Court

60sq meters of space equipped for a shop or shop/studio in the Sea Change Studios. Ideal to demonstrate a visually exciting craft/s by a sole proprietor or craft collective as the space can be divided. Email the Cent...

Studio Space available for 3D craft workersStudio Space available for 3D craft workers

Sea Change, Stable Yard & Cob Barn Studio Space Available for 3D Craft Workers Cockington Court Craft Centre received £2.85 million funding to treble the number of wet space craft studios set in 460 acres of parkland....

Small office to let in Cockington Court Manor HouseSmall office to let in Cockington Court Manor House

Office 8 is available to let to an innovative creative industry:- web designer, architect, surface designer, interior designer etc.. This office is situated on the first floor of the recently refurbished Grade II l...