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Today to Sat 25 Apr within - 20 + miles
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for last minute Cancellations.

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Families can follow the trail around the grounds finding out about new life emerging in nature from insects to animals found on the estate. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Today to Thu 9 Apr

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Pretty, medium sized garden of oldest cottage in village. Packed with spring colours, primroses, daffodils, tulips, magnolias and camellias. Views to far hills. New exotic garden.
Monkscroft, Crediton
Today and Sun 29 Mar

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The gorge is alive with the music of nature this Easter. Drum like a woodpecker, play a grass trumpet, make music from trees and more by following the trail through the orchard.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Today to Sun 19 Apr

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Peaceful, well established 12 acre garden some dating back to 1770’s. This hidden gem boasts one of the largest collections of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias and camellias.
Haldon Grange, Exeter
Today, Sun 29 Mar, Sat 25 Apr, Sun 26 Apr, Sat 23 May to Mon 25 May

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Author Book Signing, Meet and Greet Somerset author, JUSTIN NEWLAND, will be signing copies of his latest novel, THE CORONATION, at WH Smith, Guildhall Shopping Centre, Exeter.
WH Smith, 34-35 Guildhall Shopping Centre, Exeter
Today

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Follow this fun family trail around the scenic coastal headland of Baggy Point, Croyde in search of hidden clues to claim your Cadbury’s chocolate prize.
Baggy Point, Croyde
Today to Mon 13 Apr

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Tranquil secluded valley with streams running through woods, ponds and lake - 30 acres of spring/summer interest with many sculptures and new developments - daffodils, extensive bluebells, large
Heathercombe, Nr Bovey Tracey
Sun 29 Mar, Sun 17 May, Sun 24 May

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Rambling rustic paths and steps (some steep) lead down a shaded woodland garden; unusual trees and shrubs (profusion of spring bulbs) and roses galore in June to ornamental orchard (berries, fruit,
Summers Place, Whitestone
Sun 29 Mar, Sun 19 Apr

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Exeter Library will host its second Library Lates evening featuring a series of specially curated one-off events.
Exeter Library Castle Street Exeter
Fri 3 Apr

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Let’s Cook Exeter Learning to cook healthy dishes has given me such confidence! Do you need ideas on how to cook healthy tasty meals for one, two or even your whole family on a budget?
Newtown Community Association hut, Belmont Park, Exeter
Fri 3 Apr, Fri 17 Apr

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WellFest 2020 Following on from last year’s huge success, with around 40 different health and wellbeing organisations represented and over 350 visitors, WellFest 2020 is back bigger and better than before.
Moretonhampstead Sports and Community Centre N Bovey Rd, Newton Abbot
Sat 4 Apr

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Peaceful, well established 12 acre garden some dating back to 1770’s. This hidden gem boasts one of the largest collections of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias and camellias.
Haldon Grange, Exeter
Sat 4 Apr, Sun 5 Apr, Sat 2 May, Sun 3 May, Wed 6 May

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The Hydro Turbine building on the River Teign will be open for you to look inside. The knowledgeable guide will be able to tell you about the history of this building along with how it was restored...
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Wed 8 Apr, Thu 28 May

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From the inexorable rise in Craft Beer comes Craft Beer Boom, Exeter’s first international beer event.
Q12 Queen St Dining, Exeter
Thu 9 Apr

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A trail themed around birds and flower blooms, to enjoy over the Easter weekend. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath, Okehampton,
Fri 10 Apr to Mon 13 Apr

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We thought we’d let our visitors describe the garden. A truly beautiful, tranquil garden with unusual plants and exciting use of colour. A garden to visit again and again!
Greatcombe, Newton Abbot
Fri 10 Apr to Mon 13 Apr, Fri 8 May to Sun 10 May

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Peaceful, well established 12 acre garden some dating back to 1770’s. This hidden gem boasts one of the largest collections of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias and camellias.
Haldon Grange, Exeter
Sat 11 Apr to Mon 13 Apr, Fri 8 May to Sun 10 May, Sat 6 Jun, Sun 7 Jun

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Well established, wildlife friendly, well labelled plantsman’s garden in stunning high moorland setting.
Andrew’s Corner, Belstone
Sun 12 Apr, Mon 13 Apr, Sat 9 May, Sun 10 May, Sun 24 May, Mon 25 May

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Foraging  Courses in Exeter These courses will be held near the Riverside Valley Park, in the area around the Double Locks, a beautiful canal-side pub on the outskirts of Exeter.
Double Locks Hotel, Canal banks, Exeter
Sun 12 Apr, Sun 17 May

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Peaceful, well established 12 acre garden some dating back to 1770’s. This hidden gem boasts one of the largest collections of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias and camellias.
Haldon Grange, Exeter
Wed 15 Apr, Sat 18 Apr, Sun 19 Apr, Sat 16 May, Sun 17 May

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Head to Exeter Racecourse on Friday, April 17 for an unforgettable evening of great music, loud colours, extreme fashion and even better racing when the track heads back to the 1980s for its music
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Exeter
Fri 17 Apr

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Forage for wild garlic then make your own pasta and pesto lunch on the camp fire. Join the Lydford team to learn how to use wild garlic; which fills the gorge at this time of year.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Sat 18 Apr

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8 acres with borders, mature trees. Hellebores and snowdrops, small named collection of snowdrops at Bickham Cottage. Formal parterre with lily pond.
Bickham House, Exeter
Sun 19 Apr

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Get hands on with helping care for special places, by joining the Rangers as we give this beautiful sandy beach a springtime spruce up.
South Milton Sands
Wed 22 Apr

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The 90s are in the limelight at Exeter’s season finale on Thursday, April 23. Grab those crop tops, chokers, Doc Martens, black leather jackets, big hooped earrings and scrunchies for a trip down...
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Exeter
Thu 23 Apr

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