Gardens closed for path works 2022

The pool garden with otter willow sculpture in winter at Knightshayes

The Woodland and Formal garden will be closed Monday to Friday, with restricted weekend opening. This is so that work to improve our accessible path network can be completed by the end of February.

The Terraces

Enjoy a short leisurely stroll with a visit to the house at weekends, along the top terrace. Peek into the Pool Garden or stop and admire the quirky topiary round chase lawn.

View of the house from the edge of the woodland garden at Knightshayes, Devon
View of the gothic revival Victorian mansion from the garden
View of the house from the edge of the woodland garden at Knightshayes, Devon

Woodland garden

This area of the garden will remain closed through to the end of February. So that work to improve the paths can be completed. Allowing better access to the gardens, for everyone. This work is funded by the National Trust's, access fo all fund, which was created to help improve access to National Trust sites. 

The garden in the wood at Knightshayes
A picture of the grass path leading through the flowers and peat terraces of the garden in the wood at Knightshayes
The garden in the wood at Knightshayes

There is still plenty to explore at Knightshayes this time of year. Venture into the historic parkland and take in some of the glorious views or explore the Knightshayes plantation along Impey walk.

Pop into the shop for a gift, browse the second-hand book shop or treat yourself to tea and cake in the cafe.