The garden at Knightshayes

You can lose yourself in one of the finest gardens in Devon, with one of the most unique and extensive plant collections in the care of the National Trust.

The front of Knightshayes house in the summer
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.

A couple walking amongst the colourful pink spring flowers at Knightshayes in Devon

The Garden in the Wood at Knightshayes 

A ‘treasure trove of woodland delights’ in a great Devon garden.

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.