Where to wander? Early summer spots

Summer is starting to bloom with longer, lighter evenings and brighter starts in the morning. Why not get outdoors to soak up the summer feeling at a place near you?

An old bridge crossing the calm River Teign

Fingle Woods

Find out more about Fingle Woods, one of the largest woodland restoration projects in the country.

The summerhouse, Finch Foundry, Devon

The peace and quiet of the cottage garden

A small and compact cottage garden - a perfect spot to relax and unwind.

View towards the Exe estuary from Lower Halsdon's multi use pathway

Multi-use pathway at Lower Halsdon Farm

The new pathway provides greater access to the Exe Estuary Trail, inviting visitors to admire the impressive views and rich wildlife.

Beautiful blue-green water in the sunshine

Tucker's Pool

Tucker's Pool tucked away at one end of the gorge is a quieter, more restful place.

You can see the inner workings of Clyston Mill

Think you've seen it all?

The Acland's gave away their estate for the benefit of the nation - will you wander off the beaten track to discover three of Killerton's hidden gems? They're open from Saturday 1 April - Sunday 29 October.

View of the valley at Buzzards, Devon

Exploring Buzzards woodland

Why not take the chance to explore off the beaten track at this tranquil woodland in the Dart Valley. If you're lucky you might even spot an otter or two.

Brian and Ursula are friendly tenants at the mill.

Step into the shoes of a miller

Stepping inside, you'll discover the history of this historic watermill that still grinds flour today. The orchard overlooking the mill is a peaceful spot for relaxation and reflection as you watch the waterwheel turn.

A la Ronde daffodils

Special seating in secret spots

With spring in full swing find a new place to chill out and relax while enjoying the views across the Exe estuary with our new seating around our hay meadow perimeter walk.

Clyston Mill is nestled by the River Clyst.

Experience Clyston Mill

Nestled by the River Clyst sits one of the South West's last remaining working watermills.