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Today to Tue 17 Jul, by distance, closest first.    

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 also a beautiful Mulberry Tree and 3 Sorbus Hupehensis (Pink Pagoda).
North Street, Okehampton
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Bowdens - Open Garden for NGS
Not just one, but two National Collections - Hostas (Halcyon and sports) and Agapanthus (Pine Cottage cultivars) - are housed in a beautifully mature garden of about ½ acre, alongside many interesting trees, shrubs and other plants.The newly completed stumpery provides a focal point for ferns.
Bowdens, Sticklepath
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Finch Foundry - Women in the industrial workplace
As part of the National Trust’s Women in Power national programme, we will be exploring the lives of Emlin and Rebecca Finch - two women who ran the forge and whose reform and hard work created a sustainable and successful business. Booking Not Needed.
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath, Okehampton,
Sun 1 Jul to Wed 29 Aug

More details - Finch Foundry - Vintage Tractors and Stationary Engine Day
A brilliant range of tractors and engines on display, showing early steam and engines at their best, along with all the amazing sights, sounds and smells that these workhorses of a bygone era bring. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath, Okehampton,
Sun 15 Jul

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,
Sun 8 Jul

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 - Castle Drogo - Photography workshop
Join local photographer John Howells in the Castle Drogo garden or by the river Teign to find new aspects, landscapes and wildlife. He will help with understanding your camera whilst also teaching new composition ideas. Each workshop has a different seaso. Booking Essential. Phone: 01647433306.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 26 Jun

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 1 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 10 Jul

More details - Castle Drogo - Changing times trail
Hunt for the clues around the garden and grounds to help you answer the questions and claim your prize. (1 per trail, normal admission applies). Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sat 14 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Park House - Open Garden for NGS
Situated in the beautiful Lyd Valley this is an attractive 3 acre garden in two parts. Walk through banks of unusual and interesting planting combinations to a meadow with stunning views of Dartmoor and meandering mown paths leading to vibrant, traditional herbaceous borders, running water, a productive greenhouse and...
Park House, Okehampton
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Mount Kelly Choral Society  "Bring & Sing" Summer Event
MOUNT KELLY CHORAL SOCIETY Registered Charity No.1172838 COME AND JOIN US! Have you ever thought you might like to join a choir but haven’t quite got round to it? This is your opportunity to find out what it is like. Or just come and enjoy the day.
Tavistock Town Hall
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Open Garden Fernworthy Park
A small front garden with shrubs on a bank surrounded by bark. An enclosed back garden with two greenhouses. There is also an area that has been half laid with vegetables and the other half with lawn which has a Clematis at the bottom with bird feeders and nest boxes.
43 Fernworthy Park, Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Garden Copplestone Station Garden
An award winning garden which has won 1st prize for the last two years running in the Tarka Line Best Kept Station competition and has also featured in an article in the November 2017 Devon Life magazine.
Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open garden Railway Cottage
The garden is set alongside a railway embankment which has elvolved over the last 8 years. This small but interesting garden with a mixture of bee and wildlife friendly borders. There is also a bug hotel, pond, Auricular Theatre, container planting and a variety of fruit and vegetable beds.
1 Station Road, Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Garden Reflections
This garden was first developed in 1998 and continues to be a work in progress. This family garden has a central lawn and raised banks consisting of mainly perennials, shrubs and trees. There is a small raised pond and stream.
Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Garden Eastlands
A newly planned and developing garden designed for advancing years with minimal maintenance. Large areas of paving with planters, island planting, shrubs, climbing and rambler roses. Many areas to sit and relax.
Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Garden Tower View
A small garden with stunning views across to Dartmoor. There are herbaceous borders, a pond and and a vegetable garden. There will also be a plant sale. Parking available at the village recreation field on Bewsley Hill No refreshments Limited wheelchair access No dogs allowed
Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open garden Bewsley Edge
A rambling south-west facing garden with stunning views across Dartmoor from the terrace and long sloping lawns. There is a variety of informal flower beds, shrubs and trees. There is also a pond and a vegetable patch. Take a pleasant stroll to the small paddock with a wildlife hedge.
Copplestone
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Open Gardens & Allotments
Open Gardens & Allotments: there will be 9 gardens large and small and the allotments (with 26 plots) so plenty for the vegetable grower as well as the flower enthusiast.
Morchard Bishop, Nr Crediton
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

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,
Today to Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Church House - Moorland portraits
A series of pastel drawings and pictures of ponies in their natural habitat by Giles Barton. Booking Not Needed.
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot,
Sun 1 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

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 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - #NationalCreamTeaDay
Come and enjoy a cream tea on #NationalCreamTeaDay at Becky Falls Two Devon plain scones, served with local strawberry jam, clotted cream and a pot of tea for one. Or why not try a savory tea, two Devon cheese scones, served with West Country cheddar cheese, red onion marmalade and a pot of tea for one.
Becky Falls, Manaton, near Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Callington Singers 35th Anniversary Concert
The Callington Singers invite you to celebrate their 35th Anniversary with a performance of the Requiem by Faure and other great choral works, including ’Jubilate’ by Andrew Downes, which has been composed especially for the Callington Singers.
St. Eustachius Church, Tavistock
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Blooming Great Tea Party in aid of Marie Curie
Blooming Great Tea Party in aid of Marie Curie. Plenty of scrumptious cakes to enjoy whilst supporting a very worthwhile cause. Bar available. Competitions and raffle. All welcome, bring a friend.
The Wharf, Tavistock
Today

More details - Summers Place - Open Garden for NGS
Rambling rustic paths and steps (some steep) lead down a shaded woodland garden; unusual trees and shrubs (profusion of spring bulbs) to ornamental orchard (berries, fruit, hip, autumn colour) with follies, sculpture, stream and ponds. Conservation as important as horticulture (wild flowers).
Summers Place, Whitestone
Sat 23 Jun

More details - University Of Plymouth Choral Society Singing Workshop
Featuring pieces from Edward Elgar Join the University of Plymouth Choral Society at their singing workshop and explore a selection of Edward Elgar pieces, including: • Lux aeterna • Snow • Ave verum corpus. There will be an informal performance at 17:30 with a retiring collection for Brain Tumour Research.
St Paul’s Church, Yelverton
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Miracle Theatre's The Cherry Orchard
This summer, Miracle unpacks Chekhov’s bittersweet comedy about a once-wealthy family, whose idleness and extravagance have brought them to the brink of bankruptcy. Obstinate and self-absorbed, they are deaf to the rumblings of change which surrounds them, and unable to accept help when they need it.
Blackberry Farm
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Bovey Tracey Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Bovey Tracey is a pretty cob and granite built town nestling in Dartmoor foothills. Ashwell: steeply sloping 1840s walled garden, vineyard, mixed borders, soft fruit, vegetables, orchard, wild flowers. Bridge Cottage: structured but quirky garden on historic pottery site; varied planting.
Bovey Tracey Gardens, Bovey Tracey
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Cheese tasting in Farm Shop
Delve into the delicious flavours of Devon at the Quicke’s Farm Shop in Newton St Cyres, on Saturday 23 June and build a cheeseboard that champions local producers .
Home Farm Newton St Cyres
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Byeways - Open Garden for NGS
Small town garden developed over 5yrs by enthusiastic amateur gardeners. Herbaceous borders, rockery. Tropicals incl bananas, gingers and senecio. Stream and water features. Roof gardens. Butterfly house new this year. Many areas to sit and view.
Byeways, Launceston
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Greatcombe - Open Garden for NGS
Charming, tranquil garden nestled in the southern slopes of Dartmoor, intersected by a babbling stream and featuring bright colours and textual foliage.
Greatcombe, Newton Abbot
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 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 15 Jul

More details - LIVE IN THE WYLDES presents: Paloma Faith + Special Guests
LIVE IN THE WYLDES presents: Paloma Faith + Special Guests. Artists performing: Paloma Faith.: Tickets avaiable.
The Wyldes, Bude, Cornwall
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Art Class; textured acrylics with Jackie Lowman
Join Jackie for the day to be introduced to her style of painting. The aim is to create a mixed media piece of artwork. Acrylic inks will be used and then other materials added to give texture. Jackie’s paintings are colourful, impressionistic and fun to create.
The Garden House, Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton
Wed 4 Jul

More details - The Mangledwurzels at St. Johns Fayre, Witheridge
Witheridge is a small village in rural Devon and St John’s Fayre has been an annual event almost continually since being granted a Royal Charter in 1248. 2018 sees The Mangledwurzels (www.mangledwurzels.co.uk) performing in the marquee on the evening of the event from c. 8:30pm onward.
Witheridge Parish Hall, Northy Street, Witheridge, Tiverton, Devon
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Miracle Theatre's The Cherry Orchard
This summer, Miracle unpacks Chekhov’s bittersweet comedy about a once-wealthy family, whose idleness and extravagance have brought them to the brink of bankruptcy. Obstinate and self-absorbed, they are deaf to the rumblings of change which surrounds them, and unable to accept help when they need it.
The Countryman Inn
Tue 17 Jul

More details - Dunley House - Open Garden for NGS
9 acre garden set among mature oaks, sequoiadendrons and a huge liquidambar started from a wilderness in the mid eighties. Rhododendrons, camellias and over 40 different magnolias. Arboretum, walled garden with borders and fruit and vegetables, rose garden and new enclosed garden with lily pond.
Dunley House, Newton Abbot
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Buckland Abbey - The World Encompassed Family Trail
Discover quirky facts about Drake’s famous voyage. Collect your passport to the past from visitor welcome to help you follow Drake’s route and become a Tudor explorer. Booking Not Needed. Perfect for families.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Today to Tue 24 Jul

More details - Buckland Abbey - The World Encompassed exhibition
An artistic celebration of Drake’s famous circumnavigation of the world. An exhibition in partnership with Devon Art Pop who will interpret the story of Drake’s voyage through a variety of artistic pieces. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Today to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Cream Teas
Cream Tea with home made scones only £2.50 Small Tombola. On the green if dry. In the hall if wet.
Langore Village Hall, Launceston. (Ch. No. 298955)
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Langore Craft Afternoons
Open to everyone. Bring your own craft and share the companionship of like minded people. Knitting, sewing, crochet, card making, anything you like. Admission £1, includes tea/coffee. First and Third Wednesday every month.
Langore Village Hall, Launceston.
Wed 4 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 15 Aug

More details - Cotehele - Nancy Belle boat trips from Cotehele Quay
Climb aboard the 22ft ’Nancy Belle’ and take a ride up the river. Starting from Cotehele Quay the ’Shamrock’s’ support boat, ’Nancy Belle’, will head up the river Tamar past riverside woodlands, under the railway viaduct, past Calstock and deeper into the valley towards...
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Today, Wed 4 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

More details - Cotehele - 'Seasons of Change' in Cotehele Gallery
Cotehele Gallery exhibits and sells the work of West Country artists and craft makers. This exhibition features the work of local landscape watercolour painter Peter Dolbear and handcrafted mirrors created by Joan Bose. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Today to Tue 7 Aug

More details - Cotehele - First World War exhibition at Cotehele - Dulce Et Decorum Est
Cotehele’s First World War exhibition features photos, trench art and personal items loaned from members of the local community. Not many people are aware that Cotehele House is a war memorial.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Cotehele - Milling days at Cotehele Mill
Adventure down to Cotehele Mill on Thursdays and Sundays to see the mill in action. The millers grind organic wholemeal flour. You can watch the grinding and bagging on Thursdays and Sundays (water dependent) and buy a bag to take home. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Thu 21 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cotehele - Summer Pudding Club at The Edgcumbe tea-room
A seasonal pudding club inside the historic Edgcumbe tea-room on the banks of the river Tamar on Cotehele Quay. Start with a bowl of soup then indulge in four homemade desserts created from the best of the season’s ingredients. If you love puddings, this is a night out you won’t want to miss.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Cotehele - Sunday roast lunch at Cotehele
Join family and friends for a stroll around garden and estate, finishing off with a hearty roast within the Barn Restaurant or The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay. Happiness is a Sunday roast, drop by to the Barn Restaurant or pre-book a seat at The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cotehele - Cotehele Unlocked
Explore areas that are usually closed to visitors and meet the staff and volunteers who care for Cotehele. We’ll throw open the doors for you to explore areas usually closed to visitors.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Thu 28 Jun

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