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:

http://www.escot-devon.co.uk
Beautiful stately home within a traditional Devon rural estate.
8 miles (12 mins)

http://www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk
The Donkey Sanctuary is a UK based charity working worldwide to improve conditions for donkeys and mules.
14 miles (20 mins)

http://www.coldharbourmill.org.uk
Coldharbour Mill - The History of the Textile Industry in the South West brought to life.
15 miles (22 mins)

http://www.fordeabbey.co.uk
Forde Abbey stately home makes a wonderful place to spend a day for all ages.
16 miles (30 mins)

http://www.crealy.co.uk
Crealy Adventure Park.
18 miles (32 mins)

http://www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk
Exeter Cathedral and Town centre.
20 miles (34 mins)

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-knighthayescourt
Victorian country house with richly decorated interiors and garden with outstanding plant collection.
27 miles (47 mins)

http://www.canonteignfalls.co.uk
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)

http://www.miniatureponycentre.com
Miniature Pony Centre, Newton Abbot.
45 miles (1 hr)

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-bucklandabbey
Buckland Abbey - 700-year-old home of Elizabethan seafarers Drake and Grenville, in beautiful Tavy Valley estate.
65 miles (1 hr 20 mins)

http://www.edenproject.com
Massive biomes containing rain-forests.
93 miles (1 hr 50 mins)

http://www.heligan.com
The Lost Gardens of Heligan, restored glasshouses, walled gardens and beautiful woodlands.
95 miles (1 hr 55 mins)

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