North Devon Gardens to Visit

At Longlands there is a defining wildflower or leaf display for every month of our season. Mother Nature creates the most spectacular arrangements for us!  We just try to provide the best conditions we can to enable her to go wild. Should you wish to explore other Gardens in the area that are open to the public here are our recommendations:

Broom Hill Sculpture Garden

Muse over Sculptures set in magical surroundings.  Home of the National Sculpture Prize Summer Exhibition.  Dogs on leads welcome in the gardens.  Enjoy lunch or dinner in the award winning restaurant, Terra Madre. Muddiford  / 9 miles / EX31 4EX / 01271 850262

Woodland walks around Longlands in Devon
Woodland walks around Longlands in Devon

Castle Hill

Admire the magnificent Palladian Castle Hill house, home to the Earl & Countess of Arran.  Wander the gardens, woodlands and parklands. A garden for all seasons.  Now with tearooms!  Dogs on leads welcome. Filleigh / 17 miles / EX32 0RH / 01598 760 336

Marwood Hill Gardens

Discover Marwood Hill bog gardens.  A private 20 acre garden filled with camellias, rhododendrons, and a rainbow of iris & primulas.  Home to the National Collection of Astilbes. Tearoom & plant sales.  Dogs on leads welcome. Marwood/ 8 miles / EX31 4EA / 01271 342528

RHS Rosemoor

Be inspired by the amazing gardens at RHS Rosemoor.  65 acres of stunning gardens, events throughout the year, gift shop, plant sales and café. Only guide and support dogs allowed. Great Torrington / 24 miles / EX38 8PH / 01805 624067

Tapeley Park Gardens

Woodland walks, beautiful Italian terraced borders, a lake & organic vegetable gardens.  Dogs on leads welcome. Instow / 21 miles / EX39 4NT / 01271 860897

Hartland Abbey

Explore the house and gardens, given by Henry VIII to the Keeper of his Wine Cellar, and home to his descendants, the Stucley family, to this day! Beautiful walled gardens and woodland walks.  Gertrude Jekyll helped create the Baronet’s Bog Garden, Victorian Fernery and Camellia Garden.  Tearooms.  Dogs on leads welcome. Hartland / 35 miles / EX39 6DT / 01237 441496/234

Docton Mill

Gold medal award winning flower garden just 1km inland from the coast.  Wildflowers for all seasons.  Award winning Tearooms.  Dogs welcome on leads. Hartland / EX39 6EA / 01237 441369

Woodland walks around Longlands in Devon