Gardens

  • Plant World Gardens & Nursery

    One of the floral delights of Devon, Plant World Gardens are laid out to represent each of the five continents of the world. Inspirational gardens from around the world contain countless rare and exotic plants seldom seen outside their native lands. A large mature cottage garden and mediterranean garden completes Read more [...]

  • Old Mill Herbary

    Approximately 5 acres of semi-wild garden, with natural woodland walks alongside unspoilt River Camel. Many wild flowers, with extensive planted displays of culinary, medicinal and aromatic herbs, shrubs and herbaceous plants. Active mill-leat with water gardens, fountains, aquatics and bog plants. Botanical interest, selection of herbs and aquatic plants for Read more [...]

  • Overbecks (NT)

    Built in 1913, this Edwardian style house replaced an earlier property owned by the Hopkins family. George Vereker bought the house in 1911, demolished it and from 1915 until 1919 allowed the house to be used as a convalescent home for injured soldiers. The house was bought by Otto Overbeck Read more [...]

  • Marwood Hill Gardens

    The creator of the gardens was Dr James Smart, who moved to Marwood in 1949. The land that is now Marwood Hill Gardens consisted then of an old broken down walled garden and a few fruit trees. The rest of the land was pastureland with a small stream running through Read more [...]

  • Milton Lodge Gardens

    Mature, alkaline terraced garden of great charm, overlooking Wells Cathedral and the Vale of Avalon. The garden was conceived about 1900 by Mr Charles Tudway, the present owner’s great grandfather. Dating from 1909, it was replanned in 1962 with mixed borders, old-fashioned roses, ground cover, numerous climbers and old established Read more [...]

  • Killerton (NT)

    The 8 hectare hillside garden created by John Veitch, is beautiful throughout the year, with rhododendrons, magnolias, herbaceous borders and rare trees; also an ice house and early 19th century rustic style summer-house known as ‘The Bear’s Hut.’

  • Knightshayes Court (NT)

    The garden is one of the finest in Devon and its collection represents one of the most varied in the Trust; with over 1200 plant species unique to Knightshayes and riotous seasonal colour, it’s always worth a visit. Covering an area of just over four acres, the walled kitchen garden Read more [...]

  • Long Cross Victorian Gardens (V)

    Located adjacent to the hotel are our Long Cross Victorian Gardens, the only public gardens on the North Cornish coast, and the subject of a television feature because of their unusual aspects. The gardens remain in the original Victorian garden layout and they retain their original splendour. Visitors often say Read more [...]

  • 28 Kensington Road

    This small, award winning, inner city garden is situated 3 miles from Bristol city centre. The garden measures 20 feet by 18 feet, and is open to the public during the summer months and for The National Scheme. It is probably the smallest garden to open for the N.G.S, and Read more [...]

  • Iford Manor and Peto Garden

    The house is built into the steep hillside, so terracing forms an important element of the design. Peto was particularly attracted by the charm of old Italian gardens, where flowers occupy a subordinate place amongst the cypresses, broad walks, statues and pools. The current owners have restored the design and Read more [...]

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