Explore the outdoors at Knightshayes at Knightshayes

A family walk along a paved path into the parkland. Flanked by grass either side of them the trees are showing signs of autumn with orange and red leaves.
Looking out over the formal garden. Large trees in full leaf fill the garden on this bright sunny day. A large concave bench sits in the center of the lawned area.

Knightshayes' formal and woodland garden 

Explore one of England’s great post-war gardens, with one of the National Trust’s most important plant collections.

Gardeners working in the walled garden

The kitchen garden at Knightshayes 

This two-and-a-half-acre walled kitchen garden with fairytale turrets is home to a vast collection of crops which are now almost extinct – including 102 varieties of heritage tomatoes.

The sunlight through the trees in Impey Wood

Knightshayes' parkland and Impey woods 

There are acres of parkland to explore at Knightshayes. With acres of parkland and woodland, it's a great place for the whole family to explore with room to roam, ponds to peer into and plenty of hidden corners to discover.

A central grassed path runs between large Douglas Firs on a bright day

The Douglas Fir Walk at Knightshayes 

Hidden away at the east end of the Kitchen Garden, step though the iron gate to find a peaceful walk through one of the most important collection of Douglas Fir trees in the country.