Moretonhampstead Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
2 large gardens on edge of moorland town. One in a wooded valley, the other higher up with magnificent views of Dartmoor. Both have mature orchards and year-round vegetable gardens. Substantial rhododendron, azalea and tree planting, croquet lawns, summer colour and woodland walks through hydrangeas and acers. Mardon: 4 acres based on its original Edwardian design. Long herbaceous border and formal granite terraces, stunning grasses. Fernery and colourful bog garden beside stream fed pond with its thatched boathouse. Arboretum. Sutton Mead: also 4 acres, shrub lined drive. Lawns surrounding granite lined pond with seat at water's edge. Unusual planting, dahlias, grasses, bog garden, rill fed round pond, secluded seating and gothic concrete greenhouse. Sedum roofed summerhouse.
Fri 20, Sat 21, Sun 22 May, Sat 3, Sun 4 Sept (1-5). Combined adm £6, Children free. Home-made teas at both gardens. Times:13:00 to 17:00. Open for charity.
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Moretonhampstead Gardens, Moretonhampstead, Devon TQ13 8PW
Fri 20 May to Mon 18 July