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The deepest gorge in the South West, with spectacular 30m waterfall

The gorge is an amazing place to visit at any time of the year. The wildlife, river, plants and trees provide a stunning show each and every day.

Dippers and wagtails can be seen flying low over the river, while woodland birds can be spotted darting about in the trees.

Bluebells and wild garlic provide a heady scent and patchwork quilt of green, white and blue in May. Throughout the spring and summer other wildflowers add to the array of colours from pink purslane to the yellows of primroses and buttercups. The trees provide a spectrum of colour from the bright greens of the spring to the rich reds, oranges and yellows of autumn.

Spring has sprung

Wild garlic

The gorge springs into life with buds bursting, trees coming into leaf and birds calling. The ground becomes a carpet of bluebells and wild garlic.

Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

5 April - 21 April, 10am-4pm

Find the boxes in the orchard and learn about the birds at the gorge on our Cadbury Easter Egg Trail to claim your Cadbury chocolate prize.

£3 to enter per child

Eating and shopping

Time to stop for a quick snack

Our tea-rooms serve delicious food using local suppliers, from yummy cakes to cauldrons of soup. 

If you enjoy the outdoors, pop into the shop to see our range of outdoor clothing, boots and bags.


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