Knightshayes Court - Golf, gardens and guides: Joyce, Lady Amory’s story

Joyce, Lady Amory, the last member of the family to live at Knightshayes, left a tremendous legacy. Join us to discover the trail she blazed in women's golf in the 1920's and her role in creating the stunning infamous garden here. Joyce, Lady Amory was a trail blazer in the world of golf, achieving tremendous success in what was regarded 'a man's world'. She is responsible for creating the infamous woodland garden that surrounds the house at Knightshayes, along side her husband John and gardener, Michael Hickson.
See a part of the house she lived in whilst the National Trust took over the care of Knightshayes and find out more about Joyce's achievements and the legacy she's left in the community and at Knightshayes. Booking Not Needed.
A National Trust Event - Gates open 11:00. Start 11:00. End 17:00. Free Event but Normal Admission Charges Apply. Check website for latest information.
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon EX16 7RQ
Sat 3 Mar 2018 to Tue 1 May 2018
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