What's on around South Hams

Today to Sun 9 May, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

Windows in Time: Images on the Street

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

Rock With Laughter - Postponed

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

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

Torview - Open Garden for NGS

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

Greatcombe - Open Garden for NGS

Let’s try again!! We thought we’d let our visitors describe the garden. A truly beautiful, tranquil garden with unusual plants and exciting use of colour.
Greatcombe, Newton Abbot TQ13 7SP
Sat 1 May to Mon 3 May

Spitchwick Manor - Open Garden for NGS

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

Mothecombe House - Open Garden for NGS

Queen Anne house (not open) with Lutyens additions and terraces set in private estate hamlet. Walled pleasure gardens with planting of lavenders and bee friendly plants, borders and Lutyens...
Mothecombe House, Plymouth PL8 1LA
Sun 2 May

Houndspool - Open Garden for NGS

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

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

Bickham House - Open Garden for NGS

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

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

The Great Primrose & Chestnut walk

Please join us on a 5km walk around the wonderful & picturesque Burrator Reservoir in aid of two great charities, The Primrose Foundation and Chestnut Appeal for Men’s Health.
Burrator Discovery Centre. PL20 6PE
Sun 9 May

Haldon Grange - Open Garden for NGS

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

Professor Tom Gale’s Inaugural Professorial Lecture

‘Educating for capability and sustainability of the healthcare workforce’ As the NHS and other healthcare providers face the most challenging era in living memory, the question of how to best
Virtual Event
Thu 22 Apr

Byes Reach - Open Garden for NGS

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

Ash Barn - Open Garden for NGS

Terraced 3 acre woodland garden, full of magnolias, camellias and fruit trees, under-planted with old roses, shrubs and Tamar Valley narcissi.
Ash Barn, Callington PL17 8BP
Sat 24 Apr and Sun 25 Apr

Andrew’s Corner - Open Garden for NGS

Join us as we enter our 50th year of opening and take a walk on the wild side in this tranquil moorland garden. April openings highlight magnolias, trillium and the lovely erythroniums.
Andrew’s Corner, Belstone EX20 1RD
Sun 2 May, Mon 3 May, Sun 23 May, Sun 30 May, Mon 31 May

South Lea - Open Garden for NGS

In the front a path winds through interesting landscaping with a small pond. Tropical beds by front door with palms, cannas, etc.
South Lea, Saltash PL12 6QS
Sun 9 May, Sun 4 Jul

Sidbury Manor - Open Garden for NGS

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

Hotel Endsleigh - Open Garden for NGS

200 year old Repton-designed garden in 3 parts; formal garden around house, picturesque dell with pleasure dairy and rockery and arboretum.
Hotel Endsleigh, Tavistock PL19 0PQ
Sun 18 Apr

Things to do in South Hams