Gardens

The Eden Project (50 miles)

Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG, Tel: (01726) 811911
Having the largest rainforest in captivity where you can explore the Eden jungle in the giant Rainforest Biome. Discover a global garden with plants that make the products we use everyday. With Visitor Centre, education building and places to eat, the Eden Project is a wonderful day out.

RHS Rosemoor (15 miles)

Great Torrington, EX38 8PH Tel: 0845 265 8072
Situated in the beautiful Torridge Valley, is an enchanting garden of national important. With both formal and informal gardens, shop, restaurant and plant sales centre, Rosemoor is sure to delight.

Docton Mill Gardens (16 miles)

Lymebridge, Hartland, Devon, EX39 6EA Tel: 01237 441 369
At Hartland and set in a stunning valley just 1000m from the coast and famous Waterfall at Spekes Mill Mouth.

Hartland Abbey (16 miles)

Hartland, Bideford, North Devon.EX39 6DT Tel: 01237 441264/234
Set in a stunning valley with a charming house, enchanting gardens and beautiful woodland walk leading to a wild Atlantic cove and cottage, which is the film location of “Barton Cottage” in BBC’s 2008 TV adaptation of Sense & Sensibility.

Winsford Walled Garden (14 miles)

Winsford Lane, Halwill Junction, Devon, EX21 5XT, Tel: 01409 221477
Home to the best, most ornate, and technically advanced Victorian Greenhouses in the South West. The present owners discovered the walled gardens beneath 8 foot brambles and have done all the work themselves.

Tapeley Park (27 miles)

Tapeley Park, Instow, EX39 4NT, Tel: 01271 342558
At Instow, near Bideford, has four distinctly different themed areas set in a 60 acre site. Enjoy a leisurely walk around the woodland paths, a labyrinth made from large chunks of granite, animals and children’s play area.

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