Large, ever developing garden of 200-acre estate around ancient historic manor house. Wildlife garden. Restored old fish ponds, stream and woodland rich in birdlife. Exotic breeds of poultry. Unusual fruit orchard. Scented bulbs in Apr. Flowering burst July/Aug of National Plant Collections Leucanthemum superbum (shasta daisies) and Buddleja davidii. Many butterfly plants incl over 40 varieties of phlox. Kitchen garden and standard orchard. Open:For NGS: Sat, Suns 14, 15 Apr; Wed 11, Thur
Admission £3.50, Children £1 (share to Cats Protection). Times:10.30-4.30. Telephone:01398 341664. For other opening times and information, please phone or see garden website. Open for charity.
Shapcott Barton Estate, East Knowstone, South Molton, Devon EX36 4EE
Wednesday 11 Jul 2012 to Wednesday 8 Aug 2012