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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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
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.
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
• Ave verum corpus.
There will be an informal performance at 17:30 with a retiring collection for Brain Tumour Research.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.