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Today to Sun 9 May, closest first.
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Haldon Grange - Open Garden for NGS

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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 EX6 7YE
Wed 14 Apr, Mon 3 May, Wed 5 May, Wed 19 May, Mon 31 May

Bickham House - Open Garden for NGS

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6 acres with lawns, borders, mature trees. Formal parterre with lily pond. Walled garden with colourful profusion of vegetables and flowers. Palm tree avenue leading to millennium summerhouse.
Bickham House, Exeter EX6 7XL
Sun 9 May, Sun 6 Jun

High Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Stunning garden of over 4 acres. Huge range of trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, climbers and exotics planted over past 13 yrs.
High Garden, Kenton EX6 8NJ
Sun 2 May

Houndspool - Open Garden for NGS

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Formerly a market garden, now a private pleasure garden developed over past 40 yrs. The garden is very much a work in progress, the owners aiming to make it as labour saving as possible indulging in...
Houndspool, Dawlish EX7 0QP
Mon 12 Apr and Tue 13 Apr

Exeter Canal Cruise

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Reminisce as you travel through time along the oldest working ship canal in Europe with a choice of departure from Exmouth or Exeter.
Stuart Line Cruises, Exmouth Marina, Emxouth EX8 1FE
Tue 4 May, Fri 21 May, Wed 2 Jun, Sat 19 Jun, Fri 2 Jul

Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Charming, peaceful 10 acre garden with lawns, lakes and ponds. Water features with swans, ducks and other wildlife.
Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens, Cullompton EX15 1PZ
Sun 18 Apr, Sun 16 May, Sun 13 Jun

Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Charming, peaceful 10 acre garden with lawns, lakes and ponds. Water features with swans, ducks and other wildlife.
Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens, Cullompton EX15 1PZ
Sun 2 May, Mon 3 May

Byes Reach - Open Garden for NGS

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¼ acre garden with colour themed hot border at front. At rear of house: potager style vegetable garden, seasonal colour-themed beds, studio and greenhouse, 20m fruit arched walkway, rill, ferns,...
Byes Reach, Sidmouth EX10 9JP
Today, Sat 1 May to Mon 3 May

Sidbury Manor - Open Garden for NGS

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Built in 1870s this Victorian manor house built by owner’s family and set within E Devon AONB comes complete with 20 acres of garden incl substantial walled gardens, extensive arboretum
Sidbury Manor, Sidmouth EX10 0QE
Fri 16 Apr, Sun 18 Apr

Torview - Open Garden for NGS

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Run by two semi-retired horticulturalists: Mediterranean formal front garden with wisteria-clad Georgian house, small alpine house.
Torview, Newton Abbot TQ12 1QQ
Sat 1 May to Mon 3 May

Hayne - Open Garden for NGS

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In the magical walled garden exciting new planting blends with the beautiful tree peonies, mature wisteria purple and white and rambling wild roses in combination with a more modern Piet Oudolf style
Hayne, Crediton EX17 6DE
Sun 2 May

Chevithorne Barton - Open Garden for NGS

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Newly planted areas complement walled garden, summer borders and Robinsonian inspired woodland of rare trees and shrubs.
Chevithorne Barton, Tiverton EX16 7QB
Sun 2 May

Holbrook Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Ask our visitors - Heaven for bumble bees, sun shining through layers of plants, an immersive experience, inspiring, exciting plants, magical, artistic, free flowing paradise, cleverly planted but
Holbrook Garden, Sampford Peverell EX16 7EN
Sat 1 May

Holbrook Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Ask our visitors - Heaven for bumble bees, sun shining through layers of plants, an immersive experience, inspiring, exciting plants, magical, artistic, free flowing paradise, cleverly planted but
Holbrook Garden, Sampford Peverell EX16 7EN
Sun 2 May

Holbrook Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Ask our visitors - Heaven for bumble bees, sun shining through layers of plants, an immersive experience, inspiring, exciting plants, magical, artistic, free flowing paradise, cleverly planted but
Holbrook Garden, Sampford Peverell EX16 7EN
Mon 3 May

Bradford Tracey House - Open Garden for NGS

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A pleasure garden set around a Regency hunting lodge combining flowers with grasses, shrubs and huge trees in a natural and joyful space.
Bradford Tracey House, Tiverton EX16 8QG
Sat 8 May and Sun 9 May

Rock With Laughter - Postponed

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A RESCHEDULED DATE from Saturday 15th August 2020. Ob-la-di Ob-la-da, the comedy and classic hits go on and on in the best night of non-stop entertainment you’ll enjoy this...
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU
Sat 1 May

Gyles Brandreth – Break A Leg! - Postponed

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Gyles Brandreth – Break A Leg! PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A RESCHEDULED DATE (Originally Sunday 19th April/11th October) They say all political careers end in tears.
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU
Sun 9 May

Windows in Time: Images on the Street

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Torquay Museum holds tens of thousands of historic images in our collections and through this exhibition, we hope you will see how these images connect us through time and space to people and places
A Free Exhibition Celebrating Local Heritage through Historic Images on the Streets of Torbay TQ1 1HG
Today to Wed 5 May

Spitchwick Manor - Open Garden for NGS

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6½-acre garden with extensive beautiful views. Mature garden undergoing refreshment. A variety of different areas; lower walled garden with glasshouses, formal rose garden with fountain, camellia...
Spitchwick Manor, Newton Abbot TQ13 7PB
Sat 8 May and Sun 9 May

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