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Colehayes can provide:
- Bed and breakfast half or full board with accommodation for up to 70 people.
- Packed lunches if required
- Lecture rooms with overhead projectors

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Field Studies and Activity Centre
Colehayes Park has proved to be an exceptionally popular location for field study work with most schools and Universities returning year after year.

Line up boys & girls, dinner is served
Food being served for school children at colehayes

Lunch on the Lawn at Colehayes, Devon
Food being served for school children at colehayes

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Food being served for school children at colehayes

How about a spot of Croquet?!croquet on the lawn

Peaceful, safe & tranquilcroquet on the lawn

Activity time on the front lawnactivities for schools on lawn at colehayes

What perfect way to finish off an action packed day at Colehayes? Simple, Tug Of War!tug of war for schools on lawn at colehayes

Colehayes is ideally suited for parties from educational establishments to stay in order to study Dartmoor, the River Dart and local farming etc. In the near vicinity there is an extraordinary variety of landscape and habitat, the granite uplands, the sands, lignite and clays of the Bovey Basin and the shales, gritscherts and limestone of the surrounding area provide great contrast. Prehistoric remains abound on the moor and evidence of bronze age man can be easily found.

The main aims of the nature trail are:
  • To provide an area for the study of natural history
  • To stimulate students interest in the subject
  • To enable students to develop an understanding of ecological concept.
Colehayes’ nature trail contains a variety of habitats in a relatively small area. The habitats range from:
  • Freshwater habitats (ponds and streams)

Colehayes is in easy reach of Devon’s south coast with its varying geological features. The Teign Estuary and beaches of Torbay are close by and within walking distance are the Yarner nature reserve, Becky Falls and Haytor Rocks. From the rocks one can enjoy a vast panorama of beauty to the centre of Dartmoor around to the Coast of Torbay.

One of the main attractions of Colehayes is a water based trail, along a tributary of the River Bovey. It was originally laid out in the style of Victorian picturesque in 1825 and covers 11 acres of spectular dams and waterfalls.

"We have been using Colehayes Park for the past 10 years and found it ideal for our purposes. The size, location and facilities make it Perfect for all aspects of GCSE and A-Level Geography Field Trips. It's also makes for a relaxing and rewarding stay." Matthew Mowbray Eton

Excellent location. Good environment for the course we run.
Tim Henstock Southampton University

Ideal location, friendly atmosphere. Perfect for all aspects of GCSE Geography Field Studies. We' ll return next year. Bob Martin Beaminster School

Wonderful place for primary age children. Excellent food and accommodation. Superb range of activities and places to visit withn easy reach. Terry Siney Slade Primary School