places of interest

Here is just a small selection of pleaces of interest in Devon and Cornwall which are in easy reach of the Shippen Cottages.

Websites to various general attractions:

Specific places of interest, with distance/travel time from the Shippen Cottages:
Beautiful stately home within a traditional Devon rural estate.
8 miles (12 mins)
The Donkey Sanctuary is a UK based charity working worldwide to improve conditions for donkeys and mules.
14 miles (20 mins)
Coldharbour Mill - The History of the Textile Industry in the South West brought to life.
15 miles (22 mins)
Forde Abbey stately home makes a wonderful place to spend a day for all ages.
16 miles (30 mins)
Crealy Adventure Park.
18 miles (32 mins)
Exeter Cathedral and Town centre.
20 miles (34 mins)
Victorian country house with richly decorated interiors and garden with outstanding plant collection.
27 miles (47 mins)
Home to England’s highest waterfall, descending a staggering 220ft, Canonteign Falls is a breathtaking tourist attraction, and a wonderful day out in Devon for all the family.
28 miles (50 mins)
Miniature Pony Centre, Newton Abbot.
45 miles (1 hr)
Buckland Abbey - 700-year-old home of Elizabethan seafarers Drake and Grenville, in beautiful Tavy Valley estate.
65 miles (1 hr 20 mins)
Massive biomes containing rain-forests.
93 miles (1 hr 50 mins)
The Lost Gardens of Heligan, restored glasshouses, walled gardens and beautiful woodlands.
95 miles (1 hr 55 mins)

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