Devon

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

Places to visit

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Green Father Christmas at Buckland Abbey

Christmas in Devon 

Christmas is here and we've got lots fun things to get you in the festive mood near you including craft and gift fairs, Father Christmas, festive illuminations and winter walks.

Christmas in Devon

A Christmas tree and roaring fire at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Christmas in the South West 

Magnificent houses with Father Christmas, warm mince pies at the tea-room, frosty walks waiting to be discovered.

Festive interior design trends seen through the collection

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Upcoming events

Cotehele

Secret Cotehele tour and lunch

Tue 21 Nov 2017
10:00-13:30
A behind-the-scenes tour of Cotehele House starting with coffee and followed by a two-course lunch. SORRY SOLD OUT.
Saltram

Enchanted Christmas

Tue 21 Nov 2017
10:00-20:00
Brighten up dark winter nights with a stroll around the enchanted illuminated gardens and see the house magically decorated throughout with inspiration taken from some well-known fairy tales.
Cotehele

The Christmas flower garland at Cotehele

Tue 21 Nov 2017
11:00-16:00
When the residents of Cotehele first hung a modest Christmas display in the hall in the 1950s, little did they know how their simple decoration would turn into the magnificent tradition it is today. BOOKING ESSENTIAL between 25 Nov - 24 Dec.
Cotehele

All That Glitters in Cotehele Gallery

Tue 21 Nov 2017
11:00-16:00
The winter exhibition is a coming together of regular and new artists to celebrate the festive period with shine and sparkle to illuminate the imagination.
Buckland Abbey

The Art of Reflection

Tue 21 Nov 2017
11:00-15:30
Explore the spirituality, tranquillity and ephemeral flamboyance of Buckland Abbey reflected in the sumptuous mirrored art of Andrew Logan.
Buckland Abbey

November House Tours

Tue 21 Nov 2017
12:00-13:15
Access to the house by guided tour only during November weekdays

Public notices in Devon 

Following The Charity Commission’s Direction the National Trust (in common with all charities) must give public notice of disposals of leases and easements of inalienable land held for charitable purposes for a term of more than 35 years

Nearby

Exmoor

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

Cornwall

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

Exeter

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

Devon

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