Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches

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Summer in Devon

Girl running through mauve flowers

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Outdoors in Devon

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Theatre in the garden at Killerton, Devon

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Places in the South West host everything from outdoor theatre and ranger days to guided walks and 50 things activities.

Upcoming events


My mini holiday trail

Tue 30 Aug 2016
Pick up a free trail from the Welcome Centre and have a go at, and then tick off some classic British holiday games that have been enjoyed for decades.
Bideford Bay and Hartland

Brownsham Family Nature Trail

Tue 30 Aug 2016
Follow the trail through Beckland Woods in search of the clues.
Coleton Fishacre

The Great Big Rhino trail

Tue 30 Aug 2016
Follow The Great Big Rhino Project's trail of unique three-dimensional public art: life-sized model rhinos around the streets, parks and open spaces of the English Riviera and Exeter - and Coleton Fishacre garden.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

'Happily ever after?' trail

Tue 30 Aug 2016
Explore the gardens and grounds at Arlington and uncover the hidden delights of traditional stories. Follow the clues to find inspiration to write your own story, and find knitted characters along the way to prompt your creativity.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Woollen Woods in Autumn

Tue 30 Aug 2016
Come and find the donated woollen creations in the woodlands. All items have been created by knitters, felters and crocheters from around the country. Pick up a free trail from reception and see if you can find the creatures.
A la Ronde

Exhibition - Paintings of gardens and life in the country by Jenny Beck

Tue 30 Aug 2016
Jenny has worked as an illustrator and a gardener, both of which influence her paintings of gardens and life in the country. Working from things remembered and on-site drawings. Normal admission applies.


Home to remote and romantic landscapes, including a castle home and a house full of collections.


You can find exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline.


There are country house estates and glorious Devon gardens, quirky homes and stories to uncover near Exeter