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Today to Wed 23 May, by distance, closest first.    

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
Mon 7 May, Sun 3 Jun

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 19 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Finch Foundry - Classic cars
We’re welcoming classic cars of all ages and descriptions to Finch Foundry to be displayed against the striking backdrop of Dartmoor. If you’re interested in taking part, please get in touch. Booking Not Needed.
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath, Okehampton,
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Chagford Singers: Open Rehearsal Invitation
Our Musical Director, Tim Pithers, is opening the doors to anyone who wishes to observe how a choir works or is thinking of joining us. Sit and observe or join in with the classical choral pieces and well-known musical selections. A warm welcome and a workout of lungs and brain.
Endecott House, High Street, Chagford
Wed 9 May

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 seasonal focus. 37 per person (includes coffee and lunch).
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 1 May

More details - Castle Drogo - May holiday fun
Discover more about Drogo as you follow the free spotter sheet around the garden and grounds. (Normal admission applies). Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Castle Drogo - Wild Tribe-moth and bat walk
Join the Wild Tribe at Fingle Bridge Meadows for this night walk to spot moths and bats that live in the Teign Gorge. Booking Essential. Phone: 01647433306. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Sun 6 May

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).
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter,
Tue 8 May

More details - Lydford Gorge - Spring flower walk
Join us for a guided walk to identify the spring wild flowers that abound in the gorge, the walk will visit the Whitelady waterfall and finish in the Waterfall tea-room. Identification guides will be available to consult in the Waterfall tea-room at the end of the walk. Booking Essential. Phone: 01822 820320.
Lydford Gorge, Lydford, near Tavistock,
Sat 12 May

More details - Estate Tour
Talk given by Estate Manager Iain Wylie, discussing bio diversity and conservation followed by a cream tea
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey
Tue 8 May

More details - Wedding Open Evening
Explore Bovey Castle for your dream wedding venue. Our wedding coordinators will offer guided tours of Bovey Castle’s reception rooms & facilities
Bovey Castle, Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey
Wed 23 May

More details - Moretonhampstead Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
2 large gardens close to moorland town. One in a wooded valley, the other higher up with magnificent views of Dartmoor. Dogs on leads welcome. Plant sale, teas are a must. Both have mature orchards and yr round vegetable gardens.
Moretonhampstead Gardens, Moretonhampstead
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Higher Cherubeer - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre country garden with gravelled courtyard, raised beds and alpine house, lawns, large herbaceous border, shady woodland beds, potager style kitchen garden with large greenhouse. Winter openings for National Collection of Cyclamen species, hellebores and over 400 snowdrop varieties.
Higher Cherubeer, Winkleigh
Sun 13 May

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
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Open garden in support of CHSW
Open garden in support of the Children Hospice South West www.chsw.org.uk/event/manaton-gate-open-garden-2018 Stroll over undulating lawns through informal planting, passing ponds and mature rhododendrons to a walled rose garden and a woodland carpeted with ferns are bluebells.
Manaton Gate Manaton, Newton Abbot
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - In This Heart
The Lost Sound, Dartmoor Folk choir start the season with this Fund raising event for Ashburton Arts at their new venue. In This Heart brings you songs of joy, courage and love. Inspired by the rugged and beautiful landscape of Dartmoor and with creative direction, the choir has gone from strength to strength.
Ashburton Arts Centre, West Street, Ashburton
Fri 4 May

More details - The Church House - Dartmoor edges
Original linocuts by local printmaker, Richard Shimell. Booking Not Needed.
The Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot,
Today to Mon 30 Apr

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,
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Dartmoor Spring Foraging Course
Dartmoor is one of the most beautiful places in the UK with not many roads but plenty of wild food and clean growing environments for the freshest tasting plants we find anywhere. We will meet at The Cleave Inn in Lustleigh at 12pm.
The Cleave, Lustleigh
Fri 27 Apr and Sat 28 Apr

More details - Lamerton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
2 adjacent s-facing sloping gardens on edge of W Devon village Oakwood: created in 2008 garden provides all yr-round interest with winding paths through well stocked borders and sloping beds, water features, laburnum and wisteria tunnel, mature specimen trees, intimate garden rooms taking advantage of the landscape.
Lamerton Gardens, Tavistock
Sun 20 May, Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Arundell Art Week
On Thursday 3rd May, a selection of acclaimed sporting artists from around the U.K. will be showcasing their country pursuit inspired pieces, local Devon landscapes and stunning photography at the famous Arundell Arms Hotel in Lifton, Devon.
Arundell Arms Hotel, 1 Fore Street, Lifton
Thu 3 May to Thu 10 May

More details - 'Talking Heads' Theatre Dinner
’A Cream Cracker Under The Settee’ read by Pam Smith, and ’A Lady of Letters’ read by Sarah Denne. Director Stuart Waterworth. Performed during dinner at The Bedford Hotel Gallery 26. Part of Tavistock Festival.
Bedford Hotel, Tavistock
Mon 30 Apr, Sat 5 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 20 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Open Gardens Penrose House
A newly landscaped town garden with herbaceous plants, shrubs, mature trees, climbing roses and Clematis. There are container and basket plants and vegetable plants for sale. On street parking Refreshments include teas, coffees and cake No wheelchair access No dogs allowed
Park Road, Crediton
Sun 13 May

More details - Lower Spitchwick Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful valley alongside R Dart. East Lower Lodge: atmospheric woodland garden with imaginative planting in natural setting. Contains jungle area with bamboo teahouse, meandering grass pathways, lawns, borders with stream, potager and vegetable garden.
Lower Spitchwick Garden, Poundsgate
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Portington - Open Garden for NGS
Garden in peaceful rural setting with fine views over surrounding countryside. Mixed planting with shrubs and borders. Walk to a small lake through woodland and fields at bluebell time.
Portington, Lamerton
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Hotel Endsleigh - Open Garden for NGS
200 year old Repton-designed garden in 3 parts; formal gardens around the house, picturesque dell with pleasure dairy and rockery and arboretum. Gardens were laid out in 1814 and have been carefully renovated over last 12yrs. Bordering the R Tamar, it is a hidden oasis of plants and views.
Hotel Endsleigh, Tavistock
Today, Wed 16 May

More details - Hotel Endsleigh Gardens Open Day with Falconry, Milton Abbot
Come along and explore this wonderful garden, with its follies, grottos and super views, created by Sir Humphrey Repton for John Russell, Sixth Duke of Bedford.
Hotel Endsleigh, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon
Wed 9 May

More details - Whitstone Bluebells - Open Garden for NGS
Stunning spring garden with far reaching views over Dartmoor. Bluebells throughout the garden along with camellias, rhododendrons and magnolias. Display of architectural metal sculptures and ornaments.
Whitstone Bluebells, Newton Abbot
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Harriet Live In Torrington
HARRIET - a UK singer songwriter discovered on the Graham Norton show, who brought tears to Gaby Roslin’s eyes, was chosen by Denise Van Outen as ‘An Artist To Introduce’ and whom global singer, Rumer commented ‘sounds a lot like Karen Carpenter’.
The Plough Arts Centre 9-11 Fore St, Great Torrington, Torrington
Fri 4 May

More details - Kentlands - Open Garden for NGS
Our 2 acre tucked away garden is s-facing with distant views across Exeter towards west Devon and Sidmouth. The Garden was started in 2010 and is still developing.
Kentlands, Exeter
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

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 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 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 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Wed 9 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 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
Wed 23 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Buckland Abbey - Cosmic Spring Trail
Join us this half term as we launch our Cosmic Spring Trail inspired by Andrew Logan’s giant glittering egg. Booking Not Needed.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Buckland Abbey - Cosmic Spring Trail
Join us this half term as we launch our Cosmic Spring Trail inspired by Andrew Logan’s giant glittering egg. Booking Not Needed.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Mon 30 Apr to Sun 13 May

More details - Buckland Abbey - Its bluebell time
A sea of bluebells covering the floor of the Great North Wood. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton,
Tue 1 May to Sun 27 May

More details - Giant Wiggle - Very Hungry Caterpillar sponsored walk for Children
Saturday 12th May 2018, 12 noon - 1pm The Giant Wiggle is a sponsored walk in aid of Action for Children. The walk is themed on The Very Hungry Caterpillar and each child that takes part will receive a free activity pack, sponsor form and certificate. Adults can take part too, and we’ll conga around the village.
meet at Clearbrook Village Hall, Clearbrook, Yelverton
Sat 12 May

More details - Spring Garden Fete
Join us for a traditional Garden Fete with an array of Vintage, artisan & gift stalls, live music, dog show, children’s entertainment, workshops & cream teas.
Moorland Garden Hotel, Yelverton
Mon 7 May

More details - 'Talking Heads'
’A Cream Cracker Under The Settee’ read by Pam Smith, and ’A Lady of Letters’ read by Sarah Denne. Director Stuart Waterworth. Performed during dinner at The Bedford Hotel Gallery 26. Part of Tavistock Festival.
The Old Chapel, Calstock
Tue 1 May

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 2 May, Wed 16 May

More details - East Woodlands Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
Newly reopening in 2018, East Woodlands is a beautifully designed garden full of rooms packed with plants, shrubs and trees. Enjoy the spectacular bamboos, flowing grasses, colourful roses and giant phormiums all set in an acre looking out over the North Devon countryside.
East Woodlands Farmhouse, Barnstaple
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

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 Tue 8 May

More details - Cotehele - A New Dawn in Cotehele Gallery
Cotehele Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting and selling the work of West Country artists and craft makers. This exhibition features Paul Jackson, one of Britain’s leading ceramicists in a show called ’Madrugada’. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

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 26 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Thu 3 May, Sun 6 May

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 29 Apr

More details - Cotehele - A New Dawn in Cotehele Gallery
Cotehele Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting and selling the work of West Country artists and craft makers. This exhibition features Paul Jackson, one of Britain’s leading ceramicists in a show called ’Madrugada’. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash,
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

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 6 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May

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,
Mon 7 May, Thu 10 May, Mon 21 May to Wed 23 May

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,
Wed 9 May to Thu 31 May