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Today to Fri 26 Jun, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

Harbour Lights - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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½ acre colourful garden with Lundy views. A garden of wit, humour, unusual ideas, artwork, volcano and many surprises.
Harbour Lights, Bideford EX39 5DW
Sat 20 Jun and Sun 21 Jun

Miss Merlynda Puppet Cinema - Futterwackingly Fantastic Puppet Films!

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Miss Merlynda Puppet Cinema - Futterwackingly Fantastic Puppet Films! Miss Merlynda Puppet Cinema Presents Miss Merlynda’s Futterwackingly Fantastic Puppet Films! Miss Merlynda is a professional Ventriloquist and Puppeteer - and - a multi Award-Winning...
Miss Merlynda Puppet Cinema, St Anne’s Cottage, Bucks Mills, Bideford, Devon, . EX39 5DY
Sat 30 May, Sat 6 Jun, Sat 13 Jun, Sat 20 Jun, Sat 27 Jun

St Merryn - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Very sheltered, peaceful, gently sloping, S-facing, artist’s garden, emphasis on shape, colour, scent and yr-round interest. A garden for pleasure with swimming pool.
St Merryn, Braunton EX33 2LG
Sun 21 Jun

Barnstaple World Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Explore three very different spaces, one focusing on everything Japanese, one on tropical plants, and one to interest the plantsman. 31 Anne Crescent: North Devon’s Elche.
Barnstaple World Gardens, Barnstaple EX31 3AF
Sun 21 Jun

The Croft - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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1 acre plantswoman’s garden featuring exotic Japanese garden with tea house, koi carp pond and cascading stream, tropical garden with exotic shrubs and perennials, herbaceous borders with
The Croft, Barnstaple EX31 3LW
Sun 21 Jun, Sun 19 Jul, Sun 16 Aug

Upper Gorwell House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Created mostly since 1979, this 4 acre garden overlooking the Taw estuary has a benign microclimate which allows many rare and tender plants to grow and thrive, both in the open and in walled garden.
Upper Gorwell House, Barnstaple EX32 7JP
Sun 14 Jun

Marwood Hill Garden - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Marwood Hill is a very special private garden covering an area of 20 acres with lakes and set in a valley tucked away in N Devon.
Marwood Hill Garden, Marwood EX31 4EB
Fri 12 Jun

150th Anniversary of Clovelly Lifeboat Station, Saturday 20 June 2020

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150th Anniversary of Clovelly Lifeboat Station, Saturday 20 June 2020 Clovelly Lifeboat Station is holding a celebration of its 150th year in service in 2020. There will be live music, crew members past and present and a display of model lifeboats as well as local...
Clovelly Visitor Centre EX39 5SY
Sun 21 Jun

Higher Cherubeer - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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1¾ acre country garden with gravelled courtyard and paths, raised beds, alpine house, lawns, herbaceous borders, woodland beds with naturalised cyclamen and snowdrops, potager style kitchen garden
Higher Cherubeer, Winkleigh EX19 8PP
Sun 7 Jun

Docton Mill - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Situated in stunning valley location. Garden surrounds original mill pond and the microclimate created within the wooded valley enables tender species to flourish.
Docton Mill, Hartland EX39 6EA
Sun 14 Jun

The Bridge Mill - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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1-acre organic gardens around mill house and restored working water mill. Small cottage garden; herb garden with medicinal and dye plants; productive fruit and vegetable garden, and wild woodland and...
The Bridge Mill, Holsworthy EX22 7EL
Sun 31 May

Hayne - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Hayne has a magical walled garden brimming with mature trees, shrubs, roses and borders. Highlights incl beautiful tree peonies, mature wisteria in both purple and white and rambling wild roses in...
Hayne, Crediton EX17 6DE
Sun 7 Jun

Brendon Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Stunning part of Exmoor National Park. All gardens have lovely views. Excellent walking along river and between gardens; map online. Brendon Hse: C18 in idyllic village location.
Brendon Gardens, Lynton EX35 6PU
Sat 6 Jun and Sun 7 Jun

South Zeal Open Gardens Day

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A chance to visit a selection of beautiful country gardens in South Zeal, on the edge of Dartmoor, near Okehampton. Refreshments available. Popular plant sale.
Victory Hall, South Zeal, Okehampton EX20 2JL
Sun 21 Jun

Lewis Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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4 acre garden located on SW-facing slope in rural Mid Devon. Evolved primarily over last 27 yrs, harnessing and working with the natural landscape.
Lewis Cottage, nr Crediton EX17 5AA
Sat 20 Jun, Sun 21 Jun

Lydford Gorge - Spring nature trail - Cancelled

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On a hike through the gorge take a little time out to notice nature. Therell be hints, tips and simple activities to help you reconnect with the natural world and feel revived.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock, EX20 4BH
Today to Sun 31 May

Blackaton - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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6 acre garden lying in a high wooded valley below Providence. Moorland trout and salmon stream flows over weir and beneath Monet bridge as it tumbles down beside sloping lawns.
Blackaton, Newton Abbot TQ13 8HW
Sun 31 May

Castle Drogo - Buzzing about bee’s trail - Cancelled

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Follow Drogos resident bees around the grounds visiting plants and places they like the best. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter, EX6 6PB
Today to Sun 31 May

Far from the Madding Crowd

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Haunting...brooding...smouldering...dynamic drama Written by Thomas Hardy Adapted by Mark Healy Directed by Paul Chesterton Designed by Max Dorey Performed by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Dulverton Town Hall, Dulverton TA22 9EX
Thu 4 Jun

Devon Created - An Exhibition of Crafts and Flowers - Cancelled, Postponed

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Devon Created is a new and exciting festival organised by a new flower festival team at Crediton Parish Church. For over 40 years there has been a flower festival at the church.
Crediton Parish Church EX17 2AH
Sat 30 May to Thu 4 Jun

Fursdon - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Beautiful gardens surround Fursdon House, home of the Fursdon family for 7 centuries. A lovely hillside setting, with extensive views S over parkland and beyond.
Fursdon, Exeter EX5 5JS
Wed 10 Jun

Knightshayes Court - How does our garden grow - Cancelled

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Tick off adventure no. 41 on our list of ’50 things to do before you’re 11’ by find out how our garden grows and everything needed to make your own garden flourish.
Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton, EX16 7RQ
Today to Sun 31 May

Monthly Print Club at Tiverton Museum

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Monthly print club for artists and anyone who wants to get creative. We’re a very supportive group and try out a range of printmaking techniques. Get in touch with lizziemee@hotmail.
Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life Beck’s Square Tiverton EX16 6PJ
Fri 5 Jun

Heathercombe - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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 TQ13 9XE
Sun 14 Jun

Tintagel Old Post Office - Help a plant to grow - Cancelled

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Starting you on your journey to completing 1 of the 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4. Visit the garden to find all of the materials you need to create a mini container garden, take it home...
Tintagel Old Post Office, Fore Street, Tintagel, PL34 0DB
Today to Sun 31 May

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