Cockington Court & Church: A video guide on how to get to the nearest car park for a wedding.

If you’re envisioning a fairytale wedding in Torquay, look no further than Cockington Court or Cockington Church. Both offer a magical setting that feels straight out of a storybook. While planning your visit, there are a couple of practical tips to keep in mind to ensure everything goes smoothly. This post shows you the best route to the closest car park and what you’ll need once there, including a video showing you the route!

Embrace the Charm of Cockington Court

Cockington Court’s historic charm and picturesque gardens make it an ideal spot for a wedding. From its stunning Rose Garden, to the serene environment, every corner of this venue is perfect for creating unforgettable memories.

Navigating Your Way to the Car Park

One of the small adventures of visiting Cockington Court and Church is finding the nearest car park. The signage can be a bit tricky, but with a little preparation, you can make the journey stress-free.

Here is a video I made showing you the route to take in your vehicle to get to the closest car park and where the entrance to the registry office is.

How to drive to Cockington, where to park and how to pay.
  • Use GPS: Make sure to enter the exact location of the car park closest to the registry office and Church for the best directions.
  • Google maps link is:
  • What3Words to the car park: ///roadshow.folds.steep
  • What3Words to the entrance of the ceremony room: ///clings.upstarts.koala
  • Local Guidance: Don’t hesitate to ask locals or staff at nearby businesses if you need help finding your way. The community around Cockington Court is friendly and often happy to assist.

Prepare for a Cash-Only Car Park

While many places have moved to card payments, the car park at Cockington closest to the Church and Registry office operates on a ‘cash-only, coin only‘ basis. This might seem like a minor inconvenience, but it’s easily managed by bringing some change along. This way, you can avoid any last-minute scrambles and focus on enjoying your special day.

Current parking prices, as of May 2024 are as follows:

Up to 1 hour – £1.20

Up to 2 hours – £2.20

Up to 3 hours – £3.20

Over 3 hours – £4.70

Making the Most of Your Visit

Despite these minor challenges, Cockington is worth every effort. The venue’s beauty and atmosphere create a truly romantic setting that will make your wedding day extraordinary. By planning ahead and being aware of the parking situation, you can ensure a seamless experience.

Capture Every Moment with a Professional Wedding Photographer

As you plan your dream wedding at Cockington Court or inside the beautiful Church, consider whether you’ve arranged for a wedding photographer to capture every precious moment. Having a professional photographer ensures that all the magic, joy, and love of your special day are beautifully preserved. I specialise in wedding photography and would be honoured to help you create lasting memories of your wedding at this stunning venue.

Final Thoughts

Cockington Court and Cockington Church is more than just a wedding venue; it’s a place where dreams come true. With its stunning landscapes and historic charm, it’s the perfect backdrop for your big day. Remember to plan your route and bring some cash for parking, and you’ll be all set for a wonderful wedding experience.

Simon Day

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