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Old Walls Vineyard

The vineyard & winery offer tours & tastings.
The café offers Breakfast, lunch, Afternoon Teas, Anti Pasti, Cheese Boards & Cream teas.
There are also six luxury lodges on site which sleeps four people, which are all self catering.
"Rent a vine" for a year is also available.

Our opening times are 9.00am - 18.00pm.

There was evidence of a vineyard on the site over 2000 years ago. The Romans took advantage of the south facing slopes and well-drained soil, as we are doing once more. The vineyard is now in the caring hands of the Dawe family who have farmed the surrounding land for over 90 years. Father and son team Ken and Paul look after the vineyard and winery, whilst Ken's wife Lesley manages and caters for the Tea room and shop. Ken and Lesley's daughter Lisa assists in the office and takes charge of the Tea Room and shop at weekends. The name 'Old Walls' has been adopted from its proximity to another place of historical interest, The 'Bishops Palace'. Walter Bronsecombe, a native of Exeter, took over as bishop in 1258, displaying an integrity of character and attention to ecclesiastical duties. He secured a market and fair for Bishopsteignton in 1270, and during the following decade instigated the construction of the Bishop's Palace, the inspiration of the naming of Old Walls Vineyard. All that is left of the 13th century building are some small sections of wall which Ken has taken great interest in helping to restore and keep this Ancient Monument on display for future generations. When you visit us why not take time to see this fascinating insight into Devon's past. The vineyard also has a lovely Tea Room with a covered outside eating area overlooking the spectacular countryside.

 

Accommodation: 

Our lodges are light and airy and can accommodate upto four people, with a bright open plan lounge/ kitchen/ diner, two bedrooms - a double and a twin, a family bathroom. All of this in the beautiful Devon countryside

Address: 

Teignmouth TQ14 9PQ
Phone: 01626 770877
Devon

Hectares: 

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Wine Type: 

Still white
Sparkling white
Still rose
Sparkling rose
Still red

Facilities: 

Open to the Public
Cafe Restaurant
Shop/Farm Shop
Vine Sales
Wine Tasting
Accommodation
Tours
Winery
Car Parking
Disabled Access
Dog Friendly

Grape Varieties: 

Bacchus
Reichensteiner
Auxerrois
Pinot Noir
Regent
Rondo
Dunkelfelder
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