Escape from reality with a North Devon garden break

Spending time on a dedicated garden break in North Devon is all about embracing the beauty and peacefulness of nature. It's an ideal opportunity to take in all that nature has to offer, to breathe in the fresh air and to escape a busy lifestyle.

There's an abundance of North Devon gardens that come in all shapes and sizes, ready for you to take your pick. Plus, our guests have access to Discounts to North Devon attractions - including RHS Gardens Rosemoor, Hartland Abbey and Gardens and Tapeley Park Gardens. 

Arlington Court

Arlington Court

An intimate and fascinating Regency house set in an extensive estate. Full of collections for every taste. Arlington's grounds include a formal Victorian garden, a restored walled kitchen garden and acres of informal grounds featuring spectacular spring bulbs and year round colour. Site is also home to the National Trust Carriage Museum, boasting over 45 carriages for every occassion.

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Broomhill Sculpture Gardens

Broomhill Sculpture Gardens

Where art and culture meet in magical surroundings. Broomhill lies in one of the most glorious valleys in N.Devon, surrounded by hundreds of acres of woodland and bound by its own stream. Over the years the gardens have organically grown into one of the largest permanent collections of contemporary sculpture in the south west of England. 

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Hartland Abbey & gardens

Hartland Abbey & gardens

10% off entry fee

Hartland Abbey has beautiful gardens and grounds and it welcomes visitors into the stately home from the end of March until October. It's the cherished home of the Stucley family with treasures and memorabilia collected over many generations. Visit to see the house and gardens, then fall in love with the family attraction and regular events. 

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Rosemoor Gardens

Rosemoor Gardens

£8 entry instead of £12.65

At Rosemoor gardens, you can enjoy 65-acres of beautifully planted flower beds, set within a pretty wooded valley. The gardens are home to plants from around the world. Events take place through the year, there's lots of shopping to be done and children's activities keep little green-fingers amused. 

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Tapeley Park

Tapeley Park

2 for 1 entry price

Tapeley is a historic estate situated between Bideford and Instow in North Devon. It has Italian terrace borders, a traditional walled Kitchen Garden, a lake with massive Thuja Plicata trees and a Granite Labyrinth. As a weekly bonus, there are Falconry Displays each Sunday at 11:30am and 3:30pm, weather permitting. On the grounds, you may spot Highland Cattle, Peacocks and Berkshire Pigs. There's also a children's play area 'hidden' in the Wild Garden. 

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Watermouth Castle

Watermouth Castle

20% off entry fee

On the outside, this is a Victorian Castle. But behind the walls lie a family theme park with rides, a maze, dungeons, play areas and beautifully landscaped gardens. Little ones will enjoy the castle treasure, the water show and the toboggan run whilst adults will enjoy learning about the history of the castle and will secretly love the rides too! 

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There’s nothing better than spending time outside and in North Devon, the plethora of gardens around means that there is never a shortage of attractions for you to visit. 

RHS Garden Rosemoor is horticultural heaven. The gardens have been carefully curated to captivate those who visit. From bright bursts of colour in the Hot Garden to the beautiful Rose Gardens; it’s easy to lose an afternoon strolling the grounds.

The former monastery at Hartland Abbey is home to manicured lawns and lovely walled gardens, ready for you to wander around. With various options for you to choose from, make sure to take note of inspiration for your garden back home.