Search

Today to Fri 22 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Hayne - Open Garden for NGS
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 combination with a more modern Piet Oudolf style perennial planting which surrounds the recently renovated grade II* farm...
Hayne, Crediton
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Finch Foundry - Motorcycle day
A wide range of motorcycles from throughout the ages to the modern day on display on Foundry meadow. Come along and meet some friends or make some new ones. All motorcycles welcome. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath, Okehampton,
Sat 26 May

More details - Finch Foundry - Rag rug workshop
Take part in a rag rug workshop run by local expert, Debbie Hastings and make a mini rug, beastie or flower to take home. Booking Not Needed. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath, Okehampton,
Fri 1 Jun

More details - South Zeal Open Gardens Day
A chance to visit a selection of beautiful country gardens in South Zeal, on the edge of Dartmoor, near Okehampton. Refreshments available including morning coffee, tasty lunches and puddings, cream teas. Popular plant sale. Free choir concert. Proceeds go to South Zeal Victory Hall.
Victory Hall, South Zeal, Okehampton
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Lewis Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Located on SW-facing slope in rural Mid Devon, the 4 acre garden at Lewis Cottage has evolved primarily over the last 25 yrs, harnessing and working with the natural landscape.
Lewis Cottage, nr Crediton
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Andrew's Corner - Open Garden for NGS
Well established, wildlife friendly, well labelled plantsman’s garden in stunning high moorland setting.
Andrew’s Corner, Belstone
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Open Garden Ockment Centre Garden
This garden has been recently restored which was originally constructed on an old school playground. There are borders filled with roses, shrubs and bedding plants. There is a beautiful Mulberry Tree and 3 Sorbus Hupehensis (Pink Pagoda).
North Street, Okehampton
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Blackaton - Open Garden for NGS
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. Borders at top of garden, mature rhododendrons and azaleas provide a swathe of colour. Mixed shrubs and perennials below 2 terraces.
Blackaton, Newton Abbot
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Flower trail
Hunt around the garden and grounds at Castle Drogo to find the boxes to identify seeds and their flowers.(1 per trail, includes a badge as a prize). Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Castle Drogo - May half-term fun
Hunt around the garden and grounds at Castle Drogo to find the boxes to help you answer the questions and complete the trail (1 per trail, normal admission applies). On Tuesday 29 May, 11am-4pm you can get your hands dirty by taking part in crafty castle. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Castle Drogo - Hydro turbine guided tour
Join this guided walk with knowledgeable tour guides who will lead you down to the hydro turbine on the river Teign and tell you about its history and how it works. (The tour is strenuous as it’s over very steep and uneven ground so you must be physical. Booking Essential. Phone: 01647433306.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 29 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Crafty castle capers
Get your hands dirty by joining in a variety of fun filled crafty activities. Prices of activities will vary, please call 01647 433306 for more details. Normal admission prices apply. Booking Not Needed.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 29 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Wild Tribe
Join the Wild Tribe at Fingle Bridge meadows for bushcraft activities for families with children of all ages from 5-12. Wrap up warm as this is an outdoor event. 8 April-Hunt for your chocolate in the woods then melt it down to make a chocolate star. Booking Essential. Phone: 01647 433306.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Castle Drogo - Evening garden tour
Discover more about the garden on a tour with one of the gardeners when its at its most magical. Each evening has a different focus in June it’s the roses, in July the herbaceous borders and in September how it transitions from summer to autumn. Booking Essential. Phone: 01647433306.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 18 Jul

More details - Castle Drogo - Hard hat tours
Don your hard hats and join the Castle Drogo project manager for a very special behind the scenes tour of the building project to save Castle Drogo. Places are limited so booking is essential on 01647 433306. 7.50 per person. (Normal admission applies). Booking Essential. Phone: 01647 433306. Must be over 16 years old.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 12 Jun, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Castle Drogo - Hydro turbine open house
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 and how it works. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Castle Drogo - Art day-atmospheric skies
Artist Celia Olsson will help you with colour mixing and show you how to create a dark stormy scene and a calmer one, which you can finish off with a few simple landscape details for an impactful watercolour painting. Suitable for beginners and those wan. Booking Essential. Phone: 01647433306.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Crediton Parish Church Flower Festival 2018 'In Our Element'
The Crediton Parish Church Flower Festival is one of the main fundraising events for the upkeep of Holy Cross. The 2018 Festival has the intriguing title ‘In Our Element’ and runs from 10.30am on Saturday 2nd June until 5 pm on Thursday 7th June.
Crediton Parish Church
Sat 2 Jun to Thu 7 Jun

More details - Nature Knows Best
In a delightfully funny series of two person plays; by Devonshire playwright Nick Discombe, ‘Nature Knows Best’, takes a look at love and life through the eyes of a Seagull duo, a couple of Seahorses and a pair of Sheep. Each play humorously portrays man’s effect on the natural world and the creatures in it.
Crediton Arts Centre East Street
Today

More details - Father’s Day Sunday Lunch
Treat your Dad to a three-course Father’s Day Lunch in the Great Western Restaurant. Includes a gift
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Off Road Experience - Taster Sessions
Treat dad to the chance of driving one of our Land Rovers around the off-road experience
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Home Farm Experience
See the art of making great cheese. With a unique behind the scenes experience, we’ll show you from the ground up how we craft world-class cheese. There’s a lot to pack in to a day in the life of Home Farm... 9.30am Meet at Home Farm and come to the Farm Kitchen in plenty of time for a 10am start.
Home Farm Newton St Cyres
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Open Farm Sunday
For one day a year on Open Farm Sunday, we open our doors and gates so you can see what we do. Take a tractor ride around the farm and listen to talks about the cows and discover how important they are in order to make our delicious cheese.
Home Farm Newton St Cyres
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Winsford Walled Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Historic walled gardens, redesigned and brimming with colourful, tall and lush planting. Large restored Victorian glasshouses and romantic ruins. Extensive mature bamboo grove. Giant pergola, fruit, vegetable and herb areas. Home of the painter, Dugald Stark. Studio open.
Winsford Walled Garden, Halwill Junction
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Heathercombe - Open Garden for NGS
Secluded valley with streams tumbling through woods, ponds and lake; tranquil setting for 30 acres of spring/summer interest (many recent changes) - daffodils, extensive bluebells complementing large displays of rhododendrons, pretty cottage gardens, woodland walks, many specimen trees, bog/fern gardens, orchard and
Heathercombe, Nr Bovey Tracey
Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Lydford Gorge - Homes for bugs
The rangers are asking for help to construct a giant bug hotel in the orchard to look after all the different insects at the gorge. Then make a mini version to take away and encourage friendly bugs to move into your own garden. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome, they must be supervised at all times.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Tue 29 May

More details - Lydford Gorge - Bushcraft woodworking
Learn how to safely use bushcraft knives and tools to make your own wooden mallet or cricket bat. Booking Essential. Phone: 01822 820320. Children aged 7 to 12 years welcome, they must be supervised at all times. Dogs on leads welcome.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Thu 31 May

More details - Lydford Gorge - Making wild woodland sculptures
Let your creative side go wild, join our Ranger team to explore the art of wild woodland sculpture. Make a piece of wild art to take home using hand tools, natural materials and your imagination. Work together to create one as a family or make one individually. Booking Advisable. Phone: 01822 820320.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Lydford Gorge - Wild kitchen
Forage for Elderflowers around the Lydford orchard and rustle up a batch of Elderflower cordial, then lunch on trout cooked over the open fire with seasonal wild garnishes. Join the ranger team to get an insight into some of the edible treats that grow in the gorge and use them to garnish a lovely trout lunch.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Dads Go Free this Father's Day at Becky Falls!
Spend Father’s Day at the most beautiful place in Devon where all dads accompanied by a full-paying child go free!
Becky Falls, Manaton, near Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Dads Go Free this Father's Day at Becky Falls!
Spend Father’s Day at the most beautiful place in Devon where all dads accompanied by a full-paying child go free!
Becky Falls, Manaton, near Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Croft - Open Garden for NGS
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 unusual plants and shrubs, bog garden with collection of irises, astilbes and moisture-loving plants, duck pond.
The Croft, Barnstaple
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Holistic, Psychic and Wellbeing Fayre
Showcasing a wide range of talented therapists and goods, from crystal healing to reiki, and healthy eating to massage. For the mind, body and soul.
South Molton Pannier Market, 5 Broad Street, South Molton
Sun 27 May

More details - Halscombe Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Farmhouse garden created over last 5 years. Large collection of old roses and peonies, long and colourful herbaceous border, knot garden, productive fruit cage and vegetable garden all set within a wonderful borrowed landscape.
Halscombe Farm, Exeter
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Church House - Sea to Moor
Exhibition of carved wooden birds by Lee Jenkins - cormorants to dippers and more in between ... Booking Not Needed.
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot,
Today to Thu 31 May

More details - The Church House - Watercolours of Dartmoor
Original watercolours by Patricia Tout - great colours and depth of picture. Booking Not Needed.
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot,
Fri 1 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Southcombe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Village famous for its fair, Uncle Tom Cobley and its C14 church - the Cathedral of the Moor. Featured in RHS The Garden. Southcombe Barn: 4 acres, trees and drifts of flowers, abundantly wild and intensely colourful. Beautiful all yr-round and busy with wildlife but this is its zenith 6 weeks of breathtaking glory.
Southcombe Gardens, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Open Garden High Meadows
An original garden which has been extended in 2017 to include a piece of ’No Man’s Land’, which is planted with trees, shrubs and plants to encourage wildlife and birds. In the garden there are two semi wild guinea pigs but return to their cage each day to be fed.
23 High Meadows, Exeter
Mon 28 May

More details - Marshall Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Garden approached along lane lined with home grown lime, oak and chestnut trees. A country garden created approx 1967. One acre featuring wild flower gardens, gravel beds, pond, parterre garden and a vegetable and cutting garden. Stunning views of Woodbury, Sidmouth gap and Haldon.
Marshall Farm, nr Exeter
Fri 8 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Fursdon
Peaceful and tranquil gardens with wonderful views across the parkland towards Dartmoor. There are terraces of roses, herbs and perennials mixed with traditional and contemporary planting which is sheltered by the house, hedges and cob walls.
Cadbury, Exeter
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Fursdon - Open Garden for NGS
Garden surrounds Fursdon House, home of the same family for 7 centuries. Hillside setting with extensive views S over parkland and beyond. Sheltered by house, hedges and cob walls, there are terraces of roses, herbs and perennials in mixed traditional and contemporary planting.
Fursdon, Exeter
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Haldon Grange - Open Garden for NGS
12 acre well established garden with camellias, magnolias, azaleas, various shrubs and rhododendrons; rare and mature trees; small lake and ponds with river and water cascades. 5 acre arboretum planted 2011 with wide range of trees, shrubs and a large lilac circle. Wisteria pergola with views over Exeter and Woodbury.
Haldon Grange, Exeter
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Haldon Grange - Open Garden for NGS
12 acre well established garden with camellias, magnolias, azaleas, various shrubs and rhododendrons; rare and mature trees; small lake and ponds with river and water cascades. 5 acre arboretum planted 2011 with wide range of trees, shrubs and a large lilac circle. Wisteria pergola with views over Exeter and Woodbury.
Haldon Grange, Exeter
Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - The English Country Garden Festival at Coombe Trenchard
June 2nd & 3rd 2018 10am – 5pm Our wonderful English Country Garden Festival, celebrates the diversity and talents of the artisan makers and plant growers , here in the West Country.
Coombe Trenchard, Lewdown, Okehampton
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Open Garden West Barton
There is plenty to discover and enjoy in this mature walled garden with a small lawn complete with flowerbeds and mature trees which includes a large Mulberry Tree. A small terraced area and rasised beds have been added this year which is still a work in progress.
Silver Street, Thorverton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Speed Dating in Exeter
Speed Dating in Exeter How Speed Dating in Exeter works When you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Exeter, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts.
Starz Bar, 18 Lower North Street, Exeter
Thu 31 May

More details - Wick Farm Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
8 acre pleasure garden around Victorian farmhouse arranged in rooms with many attractive features. Fernery, ornamental pond, borders, sculptures, oriental garden with stone bell, lake with carp. Plants in long border to attract butterflies and bees.
Wick Farm Gardens, Holsworthy
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

Exeter Cathedral BRAHMS GERMAN REQUIEM for Hospiscare. More details - Exeter Cathedral BRAHMS GERMAN REQUIEM for Hospiscare.
The Isca Ensemble, Roger Hendy MD and the Isca Chorus augmented by the Maynard School Senior Girls Choir presents a special choral orchestral concert in Exeter Cathedral for Hospiscare. The soloists are Julian Rippon (baritone), Heloise West (soprano) and Emmanuel Bach (violin).
1 The Cloisters, Exeter
Sat 26 May
Premium Listing

More details - Semper Fidelis - Courage and Sacrifice
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity are proud to present ’Semper Fidelis’, a concert to commemorate the courage and sacrifice of our Soldiers who gave their lives in the service of their country 1914-1918.
Exeter Cathedral, 1 The Cloisters, Exeter
Sat 16 Jun

More details - ABF The Soldiers' Charity
World renowned violinist, Sophie Rosa, will perform at Exeter Cathedral together with The Exeter Symphony Orchestra and Exeter Philharmonic Choir to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
Exeter Cathedral
Sat 16 Jun

Things to do in North Tawton